Cândida Leonor Pinto Rocha

Integrated Researcher



Cândida Leonor Pinto holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering, with a Master Degree. in Environmental Management and Policies and a Bachelor in Environmental Engineering from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Holds a Short Ph.D. in Soil and Plant Analysis and Data Handling by the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands.

Began her professional career in research at the University of Aveiro, developing over 5 years several projects in waste management. She was a researcher at Swansea University in the UK, a Waste Specialist at EDV Energia – Energy Agency between the Douro and Vouga, a lecture on Environmental Technologies, Waste Management Systems and Waste Treatment Technologies at the Portuguese Catholic University. Has a vast experience in training with more than 600 hours in several thematic including waste management, waste water treatments, climate change and circular economy.

She is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering of ULHT and a Senior Consultant and Auditor in several Portuguese and International companies.

She is also a Researcher at Research Centre DREAMS (Interdisciplinary Development and Research on Environment, Applied Management and Aeronautics).