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Beatriz Cassuriaga Dias

PhD Student

Centro de Estudos de Gestão do Instituto Superior Técnico


Beatriz Cassuriaga is an accomplished researcher at the Centre for Management Studies at Instituto Superior Técnico (CEG-IST). She holds a degree in Production Engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) in 2005, followed by an MBA Certificate from Faculdade de Economia e Finanças IBMEC in 2012.

Beatriz pursued a Master's in Production Engineering at PUC-RIO, which she completed in 2020. Currently, she is dedicated to her PhD in Engineering and Management at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, focusing on exploring the area of social sustainability under the guidance of the Sustains.

As a PhD student fellow, Beatriz actively participated in two projects centred around Social Life Cycle Assessment methodologies, presenting her findings at international conferences. Through her research and contributions, she has played a key role in advancing knowledge in this crucial field.

Research Groups

SUSTAINS - SUSTainable solutions and Assessment for cIrcular ecoNomy Systems

SUSTAINS - SUSTainable solutions and Assessment for cIrcular economy Systems (SUSTAINS) is branch of CEGIST dedicated to research on sustainability practices in a circular economy perspective and sustainability assessment tools, conducting theoretical and practical research in three main topics: 1) Developing sustainable operations and supply chains solutions towards circular economy systems; 2) Economic, Environmental and Social evaluation through Life Cycle Assessment methodologies; and 3) Development of decision support tools for sustainability implementation and



CEGIST - Centro de Estudos de Gestão
Instituto Superior Técnico

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