Vanda Lopes is a researcher at CENSE DCEA FCT NOVA. She holds a MSc in Environmental Engineering (2018), from FCT NOVA, with a thesis in electrokinetic remediation of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in soil. Vanda is currently working as a research fellow of the Interreg EUROPE REMIX project (PGI02400). In September 2018 she enrolled the Doctoral Programme in Environment and Sustainability at DCEA FCT NOVA. Her research focus is on electrokinetic base technologies for critical raw materials recovery from secondary resources.