J. H. Correia graduated in Physical Engineering from University of Coimbra, Portugal in 1990. He obtained in 1999 a PhD degree at the Laboratory for Electronic Instrumentation, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, working in the field of microsystems for optical spectral analysis. Presently, he is a Full Professor in Department of Industrial Electronics, University of Minho, Portugal. He was the General-Chairman of Eurosensors 2003 and MME 2007, Guimaraes, Portugal. His professional interests are in micromachining and microfabrication technology for biomedical microsystems.