Ana Baptista is a senior researcher with a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering since 2014. Her research is mainly focused on the development of innovative smart textiles based on biocompatible polymers with multifunctional properties envisaging their application in energy conversion systems and medical devices. During the last years, she has supervised and published work in the field of cellulose-based bio-batteries, fiber-shaped supercapacitors, glucose sensitive electrospun membranes and electrically controlled drug delivery systems.
Electronic textiles; Bioelectronics; Biomaterials
Scientific research focused on functional textiles for energy harvesting and conversion devices.
Other interests: e-Textiles, bioelectronics and 3D-printing for medical applications.