Maria Helena Braga, an Associate Professor at the University of Porto, is renowned for her contributions to materials Physics. She is credited with creating ferroelectric-glass electrolytes and innovative energy storage devices. Her work led to a collaboration with Nobel laureate Professor John B. Goodenough on all-solid-state batteries during her tenure at the University of Texas at Austin, as a Senior Research Fellow at the. She's also worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. With 16 patents, three assigned to an international company, and accolades like the Exame Informatica personality award in 2020, she's a distinguished figure in energy storage and science.