Thaine H. Assumpcao was born in Curitiba, Brazil. She is an Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Parana (UFPR - Brazil). She has an MSc in Water Science Engineering - Hydroinformatics from IHE Delft (with distinction). Currently, she is a PhD research fellow in the Hydroinfomatics chair group of the HISTI Department, supervised by Prof. Ioana Popescu. She started her PhD involved in the H2020 project Scent (https://scent-project.eu/), which aimed to make the citizens the eyes of the decision-makers.