Ana Sofia Amorim is a Chemical Engineer, who studied in Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and concluded her master’s degree in 2019. Her thesis dissertation, entitled “Modeling and Optimization of Vacuum Agitated Bed and Tumble Drying”, was conducted in an industrial environment, within Hovione. In March 2020, she joint c5lab, a collaborative laboratory comprising research centers and cement industry partners. She is working as a researcher on modeling and optimization of the calcium looping process. The goal is to develop a scaled-up optimized model for a pilot plant unit.