Patricia Figueiredo graduated in Physics and Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) at the Technical University of Lisbon, and subsequently received the D.Phil. degree in Neuroimaging from the University of Oxford. She is currently a tenured Assistant Professor at IST, and the coordinator of the Biomedical Engineering Lab of the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-Lisboa/LARSyS). During the past ten years, PF has been responsible and participated in several national and international research projects in brain imaging, neuroscience, neuroengineering and biomedical engineering, and she has been the author of several papers in international journals of high impact in these fields. PF has also been actively involved in the coordination of the MSc and PhD programmes in Biomedical Engineering at IST, where she is responsible for teaching graduate courses in Medical Imaging, Neuroimaging and Neuroengineering, and she has supervised various PhD and MSc theses. Her work has been distinguished with a Prize for Women in Science by L’Oréal Portugal, a best paper award by the Portuguese League against Epilepsy, and the António Xavier Prize for the best Portuguese PhD Thesis in NMR, EPR or MRI, as advisor. Her current research interests are focused on imaging human brain function and physiology in both health and disease, using EEG and MRI techniques as well as their multimodal integration.