Marie Eugénie Malzac worked for 37 years as a state civil servant in the Secretariat of Water Resources in the State of Paraíba, Brazil, as well as in the Water Management Agency. She has a degree in Industrial Chemistry and a master’s and doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Paraíba – UFPB.

At UMinho she is working on the project “Analysis and bibliographic compilation of protocols and methodologies used for hydromorphological assessment of water”.