Daniela received a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering in 1999 and MSc. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2009 from UNEXPO, Venezuela. Before joining ATOMS lab, she worked as a Process Simulation Engineer for 20 years worldwide in the upstream, gas processing and treatment, pipeline, petrochemical and petroleum refining industries. Her previous research included modelling transient hydrodynamic and pigging slugs in multiphase pipelines. Her current research at ATOMS lab / UTEV centre includes electrochemically-based and data-based models of degradation in lithium-ion batteries at cell, module and pack levels.