Oxana Tchepel is an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, since 2013. She holds a Master degree in Atmospheric Pollution (1997) and PhD in Environmental Sciences (2003) from University of Aveiro, Portugal. Her research work is currently integrated in the Research Centre for Territory, Transport and Environment (CITTA) and focused on the emission modelling in urban environment and air pollution assessment. She participated in more than 20 research projects and collaboration networks directly related with the field of expertise. Coordinator of EMOSAT project – “Characterisation of emission sources using advanced atmospheric modelling and satellite data” (PTDC/CTE-ATM/103253/2008). Member of Pool of Scientific Advisors on risk assessment (2008/721/EC), national representative in EC Joint Expert Group “Transport & Environment”(2011). Co-author of about 100 scientific and technical publications.