Dr. Bárbara Oliveira
Bárbara Oliveira is a postdoctoral researcher at the National University of Ireland Galway with a full scholarship from Science Foundation Ireland, working on classification systems for radar-based breast imaging.
Bárbara completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at the FCT NOVA University in Lisbon, Portugal, with first class honours. The Master’s degree was focused on breast cancer detection with a dedicated breast-PET system – a project developed within the framework of a European Consortium on the topic (Crystal Clear Collaboration).
Bárbara has received national and international awards including the Best Engineering Paper at the UL-NUIG Annual Research Day 2016, 2nd place at the 2016 Irish National Thesis in 3 Competition and a travel grant to visit and collaborate with research groups in Canada.