Academic degrees, fields of study, awarding institutions, dates
Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), 1976-1977.
Doctor of Philosophy, Cranfield Institute of Technology, May of 1986.
PhD Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, February of 1987.
Management of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
“Provas de Agregação”, Instituto Superior Técnico, February 2003.
Present position, institution, starting date
Full Professor with Habilitation of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 2015
Director of the European Welding Federation since 1992.
Visiting Professor, Cranfield University, since 2004
Vice- President of IIW-International Institute of Welding, 2004-20014
Member of the Investors Committee of the venture capital company ASK since 2006
Main scientific area of research :
Welding and Allied Technologies
Other scientific areas of interest
Lasindustria, a laser job-shop, 1989
Intersis, development of industrial automation systems, 1990
SAF, multimedia training materials, 1992