D.M.F. Santos was born in Torres Vedras, Portugal, in 1977 and graduated in chemical engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (TU Lisbon) in 2001. He received his M.Sc. degree in 2006 and his Ph.D. degree in 2009 in electrochemistry. His Ph.D. thesis was devoted to the development of the direct borohydride fuel cell. He did a 3-year post-doc in Chemical Engineering in FEUP and IST studying new electrocatalysts for hydrogen production by alkaline water electrolysis. Currently working in a post-doc in Materials Science & Engineering on low cost electrocatalysts for direct borohydride fuel cells in IST and U. Aveiro. D.M.F. Santos has authored more than 60 journal papers and over 30 conference proceedings. He has presented more than 15 oral communications and 30 posters in international conferences. He is a member of several international societies and serves as a reviewer for many scientific journals. He is the Assistant Director of Ciência & Tecnologia dos Materiais (SPM/Elsevier).