Maria da Graça Carvalho
12 January 2013

Advisory Board Announcement: Maria da Graça Carvalho

Maria da Graça Carvalho  Member of the European Parliament

Maria da Graça Carvalho – MEP, Horizon 2020

Maria da Graça Carvalho is a Member of the European Parliament in the EPP Group since 14 July 2009. She is the rapporteur for the entire framework programme of Horizon 2020. She has been Principal Adviser of President Barroso in the areas of Science, Higher Education, Innovation, Research Policy, Energy, Environment and Climate Change from 2006 to 2009. She is a Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico (TechnicalUniversity of Lisbon) and she has a 30 years research experience in the areas of energy, environment and climate change. She published 115 articles in international scientific journals and more then 300 articles in international books and proceedings of conferences. She is author of 2 books and editor of 14 books and special editions of international scientific journals. Her main area of research is Energy, Climate Change and optimization of energy intensive industries. She was decorated by the President of Portugal with the designation “Great Official of the Order of Public Instruction” within the scope of International Women Day Programme (8 March 2002) and by the Chancellery of the International Order of Merit of the Discoverer of Brazil with the high honour of the Great Cross (26 April 2005) Follow Maria on Twitter @mgracacarvalho More info about and official biography via her website