Dr. Silva is a Research Assistant at Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil – LNEC (National Laboratory for Civil Engineering) in Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Silva has a degree in Sociology from the Higher Institute of Labour Science and Company, and a M.Sc. degree in City Planning and Urban Renewable from Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE, Higher Institute of Labour and Enterprise). She has a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from ISCTE. More details can be found in her Curriculum Vitae.
She is a joint course lecturer of “Urban Resilience in Disaster-Prone Regions”, a new summer course held at the EERC.