Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo

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Instrumentation and control,

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Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo (2013-11-24)

Areas of interest - Process Systems Engineering,

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Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo (2013-11-24)

management of Higher Education,

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Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo (2013-11-24)

Bologna Process and Engineering Education

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Scopus Author ID: 6701891923

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Biography

Identification - Born in Porto, Portugal, on June 1st, 1951, PhD from the University of Wales (Swansea), Professor of Chemical Engineering since February 1998, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP); Areas of research interest - Process Systems Engineering; Instrumentation and control; management of Higher Education; Bologna Process and Engineering Education with emphasis on Chemical Engineering Education Membership of professional and academic organisations - Fellow of the Portuguese Ordem dos Engenheiros (Engineers Portugal); Member of the Portuguese Academy of Engineering (by invitation); Certified member “ING-PAED IGIP – International Engineering Educator” of IGIP – Internationale Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik (2011 - ) Main International Award - Dieter Behrens Award, 2013, highest distinction of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering, awarded every four years to an European personality in recognition of a significant contribution on behalf of the Federation in raising the profile of chemical engineering in Europe or in relation to the organization, management or development of EFCE's activity base (see official announcement in http://www.efce.info/EFCE+Awards/Dieter+Behrens+Medal.html) Summary of main productivity indices of R&D – Supervisor or co-supervisor of 12 Ph.D. and 3 M.Sc. theses concluded; Co-author of 60+ refereed publications in SCI Journals, cited in SCOPUS; Co-author of 8 book chapters; Co-Editor of 1 book (Conference Proceedings); Author or co-author of 75+ refereed scientific conference papers; Author of 50+ opinion and dissemination papers, in journals, workshops, conference proceedings and national newspapers, addressing matters of the engineering profession and education, namely issues of the higher education reforms associated to the Bologna Process; Author of 140+ invited conferences, seminars and/or advanced courses, both in scientific and education matters, with emphasis in the higher education reforms associated to the Bologna Process Functions in the University – Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (July 2010 - ); Director of Studies of the PhD programme in Chemical, Petrochemical and Refining Engineering (2011 - ); Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, FEUP (2001 – March 2010); Director of First and Second-cycle Studies in Chemical Engineering at FEUP (2001 - 2006); Director of the Research Unit ‘Institute for Systems and Robotics - Porto’ (1997 - 2007) Functions with the Administration, at national and international level – Member of the National Council for Science and Technology (2012 - ); National Delegate in the BFUG-Bologna Follow-up Group by appointment of the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (October 2004–June 2005; December 2006–July 2010 ); Adviser to the Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education for the Bologna Process and National Coordinator of the Bologna Process (November 2003 – February 2005) Other functions on Engineering Education and research at national and international level - Vice-president of the Administrative Council of ENAEE - European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (2009-2012); National Vice-President and Chairman of the National Admissions and Qualification Board of Ordem dos Engenheiros/Engineers Portugal (April 2004 – March 2010); Chairman for September 2007 – August 2010 of the Working Party on Education of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (WPE-EFCE); Member of the European Union Control Association's (EUCA) Administrative Council (1999-2003, Treasurer from 2001 to 2003); Member of the Board of the Section of Biochemical Engineering Science of EFB (1995 - 1999) Functions as evaluator of education, science and innovation - External examiner of the undergraduate Chemical Engineering Programme of University College Dublin (2009 – 2011); National co-ordinator of the Evaluation Board for research grants in the area of chemical engineering of the National Foundation for Science and Technology (2006 - 2009); Member of the International Evaluation Panel of research at the University of Lund (2008); Member of the Evaluation Panel of the Operational Plan for the Portuguese Economy, by appointment of the Minister of Economy - (March 2001 - April 2002); Evaluator for the Portuguese Innovation Agency (2002); Reviewer or Evaluator for CESAME - Center for Systems Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Louvain (2002) and for the Australian Research Council (2000); Referee for scientific international journals, namely Education for Chemical Engineers, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, Chemical Engineering Research and Development, Chemical Engineering Science, Computers and Chemical Engineering, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, J. Process Control, Sensors & Actuators, Robust and Nonlinear Control.
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