Taynara received her M.Sc. in Science from Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil, in 2019 and her M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), Italy, in 2020. During the same year, she enrolled in a Ph.D. in Physics at Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA), Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland under the supervision of Dr. Liam O’Faolain. The title of her project is “Integrated Hybrid Lasers for Optical Sensing”. Taynara’s research interests are Nanophotonics, Optoeletronics and Nanofabrication.