Susana. O. Silva received the Licenciatura degree in applied physics (optics and electronics) and the M.Sc. degree in optoelectronics and lasers from the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. She received the Ph.D. degree in Physics at the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. She is currently with INESC TEC in the Center for Applied Photonics as Pos-Doc researcher. In 2014 S. Silva received the prize for best PhD Theses in Optics and Photonics of 2013. In the last few years, S. Silva has published more than 4 papers in international journals and over 5 papers in national and international conferences. Her fiel of expertise is fabrication of optical fiber sensors for monitoring of physical parameters and development of interrogation systems based on optical fiber rings for monitoring sensors.