Sandra Ceballos


Sandra Ceballos Santos, currently pursuing her PhD, has a solid background in chemical engineering. She graduated from the esteemed University of Cantabria (UC) and completed her master's degree at UC in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).

Professional and research activity

Currently serving as a predoctoral researcher at ESCI-UPF, Sandra Ceballos is actively engaged in multiple projects that delve into the environmental assessment of the life cycle impacts related to various products and processes. Concurrently, she is immersed in the development of her PhD thesis within the framework of the Doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Energy and Processes at UC. Her research focuses on the application of the life cycle assessment methodology to the seafood sector, providing opportunities for a transition towards a circular economy in the Atlantic Area. This work is conducted under the umbrella of the European Project “Neptunus. Water-Energy-Seafood Nexus: Eco-innovation and Circular Economy Strategies in the Atlantic Area (EAPA_576/2018).”

Sandra Ceballos started her academic career by completing a chemical engineering degree at UC (2015-2019), and a subsequent coordinated master´s degree with the UPV/EHU (2019-2021). Following her master´s internship in the food industry, where she contributed to an R&D team, Sandra transitioned to the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department (UC) by the end of 2021. There, she joined the Development of Chemical Processes and Pollutant Control (DePRO) research group. She has taken part in national and European competitive projects, where she has had the opportunity to attend more than twenty international conferences and coordination meetings. Sandra has made significant contributions as both an author and co-author to a growing number of scientific papers published in high-impact scientific journals. Additionally, she boasts extensive experience in outreach activities aimed at schoolchildren, stakeholders and society at large. 

Sandra persistently enhances her training through enrolling in new courses, broadening her skills and exploring diverse subjects with creativity and determination. Her profound commitment to sustainability drives her to push boundaries and catalyse impactful change.

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