Maria Alzira Pimenta Dinis, PhD, MSc (http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2198-6740) is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology (http://fct.ufp.pt/en/), University Fernando Pessoa (http://www.ufp.pt/), Porto, Portugal. She graduated in Metallurgical Engineering (1992) and obtained the Master Degree in Materials Engineering (1995) at the Faculty of Engineering (http://www.fe.up.pt), University of Porto (https://sigarra.up.pt/up/en/), Portugal. She obtained the PhD degree in Earth Sciences (2010) at the Faculty of Science and Technology (http://fct.ufp.pt/), University Fernando Pessoa (http://www.ufp.pt/), Portugal. She is an investigator at FP-ENAS, UFP Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit (http://fp.enas.ufp.pt). Her main research domains are Reservoir Modelling, CO2 geological storage and Environmental Engineering. Probability and Statistics is also an investigation area.