– Certified Food Scientist (CFS), # 1503, by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA (inaugural class), from 06-01-2013 to 05-31-2018.
– Jul. 94 – Ph.D. in Biotechnology (specialisation in Food Science and Engineering) at College of Biotechnology (ESB), Portuguese Catholic University (UCP), Oporto. Title: Effect of environmental aspects on enzyme heat stability and its application in the development of time temperature integrators (approved unanimously - the institution (ESB) Ph.D. evaluation system is only Approved/Not approved, unanimously or by majority).
– Sep. 90 – Master in Food Science and Engineering, 16/20 (option of Engineering and only the examination component, due to progression directly to PhD.) at ESB.
– Sep. 89 – BSc. in Biochemistry, University of Coimbra (grade: 15.4/20 – 1 student graduated with 16/20 and 3 with 15/20 in his degree/year/university).