Alesia Sushkova received a degree (pre-Bologna) in Chemistry with a specialization in Environmental Protection in 2015 and a Master of Science degree in Chemistry with a specialization in Physical Chemistry in 2016 at the Belarusian State University. She started her research career at the Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems of the Belarusian State University (2014-2018), where she worked as a Research Assistant.

Alesia is a research fellow at the SECOP Group of CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials. Currently, Alesia is doing her PhD in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies. Her main research interest falls in the development of functional coatings with magnetic nanoparticles.

Outside the lab, Alesia loves to go outdoors for climbing, hiking or kayaking, also she enjoys drawing and reading.