Eliana Sousa Santos is an architect, a researcher and an assistant professor of architecture. She was awarded the Fernando Távora Prize in 2017. She was the curator of the exhibition The Shape of Plain (Gulbenkian Museum Lisbon 2016/17), an associate project of the Lisbon Architecture Triennial 2016. She was a visiting postdoctoral research fellow at Yale University in 2013/14.

She is currently working on the project "George Kubler’s Shape of Time: The Historiographical effect of Portuguese Plain Architecture in Post- revolutionary Portugal" at CES, University of Coimbra, with a research grant awarded by FCT.

She has a degree in architecture from the Technical University of Lisbon, a master degree from University of Coimbra and a PhD from the University of London. She has worked at West 8 and at Sousa Santos Arquitectos. She has taught at ESAD.CR and is currently assistant professor at Dept. of Architecture at ISCTE in Lisbon.