The INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory staff researcher, Miguel Cerqueira, from the Food Processing Group, has been ranked as a “Highly Cited Researcher” for the third consecutive year, in the field of Agricultural Sciences.
This 2020 classification recognizes the world’s main researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited scientific papers that rank in the top 1% in each field in the Web of Science.
“I’m thrilled for being included again in this list where we can find some of the most influential scientists in the world. I hope to continue this path, joining food science, technology, and nanotechnology, showing that the work that we do at INL can make a difference” says Miguel Cerqueira.
He has been focusing his research on the development of nanosized bio-based structures for food applications such as edible and biodegradable films and coatings for packaging, encapsulation of functional compounds using emergent encapsulation technologies, and the structuring of gels, such as emulgels and oleogels.