Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, master in Biomedical Engineering and graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering by FEUP (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto). Worked at Infineon Technologies, Mindelo, Portugal, at CERN - Center Europeénne pour la Recherche Nucléaire, Geneva, Switzerland as Informatics Engineer and at ProjectBox, Viseu, Portugal, at the Computer Vision department.
She has been a public college professor since 2008. She is currently an adjunct professor at ESMAD - Escola Superior de Media Artes e Design, Vila do Conde, Portugal. She was a researcher at the LOME - Laboratory of Optics and Experimental Mechanics at FEUP. She currently collaborates with INESC - TEC (Institute of Systems and Computer Engineering - Technology and Science) at the Telecommunications and Multimedia Center, focusing on the areas of image processing and computer vision research. Has several articles published in national and international magazines and a book published in the field of Computer Vision.