According to Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, Elvira Fortunato and Madalena Alves are the new representatives of the Portuguese State in the Council of the International Laboratory of Nanotechnology (INL). The Professors are replacing José Fernando Mendes and António Cunha, the latter recently elected president of the Northern Regional Coordination and Development Commission. The replacement takes place after more than eight years since the appointment of António Cunha and José Fernando Mendes to the Council of INL.
Elvira Fortunato and Madalena Alves are full professors at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Universidade do Minho, respectively. Original article available here.