PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering -Production Technologies (branch - Industrial Quality) by the University of Minho, in 1999, with a thesis entitled “Modular conception of quality systems with application in foundries”. He completed a post – graduate course in Quality Engineering by the New University of Lisbon (1991). Graduated in Mechanical Engineering (1985) by the Technical University of Lisbon.
He is member of IEA (Vigo University) from 2012. Participation in about 10 R & D projects.
Gilberto participates as a speaker in several national and international conferences and he is currently author of several publications in Integrated Management Systems (IMS)– QES (quality, environment and safety) (books, papers in international and national journals). He is member of the research team of several IMS - QES research projects and also supervises Master and PhD thesis, as well, reviewer of international journals ( Editorial Review Board - TQM Journal; International Journal of Engineering and Industrial management; Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento (Brasil); The International Journal of Engineering Technology and Scientific Innovation).
Supervision (tesis) finalized: Master Courses (33)- (+6 in progress); and Ph.D. (1) - (+3 in progress)