!!!Maria da Graça Carvalho
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2016/01 - today Member of Unit 01 Scientific Advice Mechanism, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission 
*2014/11 - 2015/12 Senior Adviser Cabinet Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, European Commission
*2009 - 2014 Member of the European Parliament
*2006 - 2009 Principal Adviser to the President of the European Commission
*2006/05 - 2006/12 Acting Director General of BEPA (now EPSC)
*2004 - 2005 Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education of the Portuguese XVI Constitutional Government
*2003 - 2005 Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Portuguese XV Constitutional Government
*2002 - 2003 Director General of GRICES Office for International Relations in Science and Higher Education
*Since 1992-today Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon 
*1987 - 1992 Associate Professor with Habilitation at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
* 2016 Recipient of the first Prize Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo, a career prize to honour outstanding women scientists and engineers
* 2016 Recipient of the IUMRS International Union of Materials Research Societies Global Leadership and Service Award
* 2016 Member of the Council that assists the President of Republic in the attribution of the Orders of Civil Merit.
* 2012 Medal of Merit of the City of Beja
* 2011 Awarded the Prize for the best Member of the European Parliament in the area of Research and Innovation
* 2008 CIRCE Prize, CIRCE Foundation, Saragossa
* 2005 Honoured with the Portuguese Great Cross-Chancellery of the International Order of Merit of the Discoverer of Brazil 
* 2002 Awarded the title of “Great Official of the Order of Public Instruction” by the President of Portugal
* Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
* Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
* Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science(WAAS) 
* Fellow of the Portuguese Institute of Engineers
* Fellow of the Portuguese Academy of Science
* Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers of Spain
* Founder of the Portuguese Academy of Engineers (she is Member number 2)

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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Carvalho_Maria_Da_Graça/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Carvalho_Maria_Da_Graça/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Carvalho_Maria_Da_Graça/Highlight]
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[Other information|User/Carvalho_Maria_Da_Graça/OtherInformation]

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