Paula Vilarinho is Associate Professor at the University of Aveiro (UA) and member of the Associate Laboratory CICECO – Aveiro Materials Institute, where she leads the Electroceramics Group. Currently she is a Member of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of Materials (FEMs), Member of the Board of the Portuguese Materials Society (SPM), Member of the Board of the Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering (DEMaC), UA and director of the new Master on Additive Manufacturing of UA. She was the recent past president of the Portuguese Materials Society (SPM) (2013 – 2019). Starting in January 2021 she will be Vice Director of CICECO. Paula Vilarinho published > 320 papers, 10 book chapters, with ca. 7438 citations (h-index google scholar = 43), 10 patent applications and edited 5 books. Her R&D topics include currently: materials; ceramics; composites; films; single crystals; electroceramics; piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, non linear dielectrics, bio-piezoelectrics; electronics, microelectronics, flexible electronics, printed electronics; sustainable electronics; additive manufacturing; room temperature materials processing; COLD Sintering; FLASH Sintering; impedance spectroscopies; atomic force microscopy.