Sílvia obtained a BSc in Chemistry in 2008 and a MSc in Advanced Chemistry in 2010 at the University of Barcelona (UB). In 2014, she also completed her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at the same university. During the Ph.D. program, entitled “Analytical Chemistry of environment and pollution”, she focused on the development of methods for the analysis of pollutants in food and the environment. During this period, she took an international research stay at the Official Food Control Authority of the Canton of Zürich (Switzerland).
Currently, Sílvia works at the IC3 as postdoctoral researcher within the ClimaDat project at the Lab of the Atmosphere and the Oceans (LAO) and also as assistant professor at the Department of Analytical Chemistry of the UB.