Born in 1970. PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in 2003. Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of IST from 2003 to 2014. Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of IST since 2015. Researcher at Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC) since 1992. Responsible and founder of the course of Biomechanics of Movement at IST. Director of the Lisbon Biomechanics Laboratory at IDMEC. Coordinator of the Biomechanics of Movement Research Group at IDMEC. Member of Laboratório Associado de Energia Transportes e Aeronautica.