Susana Brás was born in Chaves, Portugal in 1983. She is Postdoctoral researcher at Institute of Electronics and Telematics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA), University of Aveiro, Portugal.
At this moment, she is focused on ECG biometric identification, emotional modulated environments and information extraction from large biomedical databases.
Before, she was a PhD student at Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute, at University of Porto, Portugal. Her thesis was focused on automation in anesthesia, basically the drug distribution and effect (alterations in the brain electrical activity) were studied, modeled and a controller was presented for the hypnotic effect.
Her background is in Applied Mathematics, from the Sciences Faculty, at University of Porto.
Before joining the research activity, she worked as actuary (pension funds analyst and technician) at a private Bank in Portugal. During this activity she was responsible for the management of the company website, public and private access. Also, she was responsible for several commercial and technical tasks.