Posdoc. at the Thermochemical Energy Conversion Lab. working in the field of household energy and air pollution in developing countries. Ricardo holds a PhD in Environmental Tecnology (Aalborg University) and a MSc. in Sustainable Energy Systems (University of Aveiro). He is currently working within a project on biomass utilization for energy production in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the past 7 years, he worked as a researcher and lecturer with bioenergy systems in Europe and South-America.