Mª Teresa Moreira Vilar, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
MT Moreira receives excellent mentoring from Spanish Ministry of Innovation and from the Galician Autonomous Government.MT Moreira leads the application of bioreactors for the degradation of recalcitrant compounds (PAH, dyes, PPCPs, etc.) and the application of LCA methodology at the Group of Environmental Engineering and Bioprocesses (Biogrup – www.usc.es/biogrup). MT Moreira has supervised 12 doctoral thesis and is supported by a well developed collaborative network, which is evidenced by a number of EU projects and her joint publications with several national and international collaborators. MT Moreira has participated in 12 European research projects (8 of them as a leader), 2 integrated actions with Germany and Israel, 11 R&D projects of the Spanish Council (2 of them as a leader), 8 R&D financed by the regional government of Galicia (one of them as a leader) and a collaboration on a project funded by the Government of Chile, 27 research contracts with different companies. She has published more than 230 SCI publications, H-index: 35, 2 Books, 15 Book chapters and 140 presentations at congresses and workshops.