José António Teixeira
José António Teixeira is currently full Professor at Biological Engineering Department, University of Minho (since 2000). He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Porto (1980) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering also from University of Porto (1988). He has been involved in different management activities, being Head of the Department of Biological Engineering, Univ. Minho, 2000 -2012 and Head of Biological Engineering Research Centre, 2012-2015. His main research interests are Industrial Biotechnology and Food Biotechnology. He was responsible/co-responsible for the Supervision of 31 PhD theses and 20 Post-docs and has been the coordinator of 32 scientific research projects, 7 of which international. José Teixeira was awarded the “Stimulus to Excellence”, 2006, from FCT, the “Seeds of Science” in “Engineering and Technology”, 2011, from “Ciência Hoje” and the “Scientific Merit Award”, Universidade do Minho, 2015. He is the co-editor of the books “Reactores Biológicos-Fundamentos e Aplicações” (in Portuguese), Engineering Aspects of Milk and Dairy Products and Engineering Aspects of Food Biotechnology and the author/co-author of over 400 peer reviewed papers.