Tiago Domingos, M.Sc. in Physical Engineering (IST) and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (IST), is an associate professor in Environment and Energy at IST, the engineering school of the University of Lisbon.
Tiago Domingos teaches or has taught courses such as Thermodynamics, Environmental Modelling, Environmental Economics, Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development and is the coordinator of the Integrated Masters in Environmental Engineering. He has supervised or co-supervised more than 20 PhD students in, among other areas, Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Energy Systems and Economics.
Tiago Domingos is a researcher and president of MARETEC – Marine, Environment and Technology Centre. His main areas of research are Ecological Economics and Ecological Modelling. His research aims at creating a theoretical, mathematical basis for sustainability assessment, integrating contributions from Ecology, Thermodynamics and Economics. He has most notably worked on DEB theory for the metabolism of organisms, the useful exergy approach to energy accounting, energy and economic growth, carbon responsibility indicators, ecosystem services, comprehensive accounting and sustainable agriculture, with more than more than fifty papers in international peer reviewed journals.
Tiago Domingos is or has been the principal investigator (overall or of a partner) of more than 30 projects, with national and EU R&D funds, by public agencies and by private companies, with a total funding of over 6 M€.
Tiago Domingos is founder and CEO of Terraprima – Environmental Services, an IST Spin-off, considered Dryland Champion by the United Nations Convention to Combat Climate Change and winner of the European Commission’s “A World You Like with a Climate You Like” competition for the best climate solution in Europe in 2013.