PhD in Civil Engineering, Master in Structural Engineering (2 years), Degree in Civil Engineering (5 years) TEACHING 22 years of experience as professor at University of Aveiro, Portugal (1997-present) and University of Minho, Portugal (1993-1997) Invited Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal (2002-2005) and University Jean Piaget, Portugal (2000-2001) Responsible for courses in structural analysis and design area: Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures, Timber Construction, Theory of Structures, Strength of Materials, Construction Materials, Steel Structures Participation on Erasmus mobility as Professor (Kosice, Slovakia; Podgorica, Montenegro, 4 weeks; Lodz, Poland) LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT Administered a faculty in terms of staff and facilities. Achieved course accreditation of several courses. Actively participated in national and European research projects. Able to build and motivate a team to bring a concept to life. Focused, versatile, committed and able to adapt effectively to challenging situations. Management of budgets efficiently and accurately. Good critical analytical thinking. Organized national and international events. Well-developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision-making and time management. Directed bachelor, master and doctoral programmes. Able to create operational, personal, and strategic networking. Efficiently organised and implemented new study programmes. RESEARCH Author of 3 books, 2 book chapters, 27 articles in international scientific journals, 5 articles in Portuguese journals, 46 articles in international conferences and 24 articles in Portuguese conferences. Editor of 2 books/conference proceedings Supervision of 5 concluded PhD theses and 3 PhD theses running. Supervision of 42 concluded master dissertations and 4 master dissertations running Participation in 2 European projects and 8 Portuguese competitive funding projects Member of organising commission of 8 national and international conferences; member of scientific commission of 9 national and international conferences Scientific reviewer for more than 100 articles for 27 international scientific journals Member of 8 PhD juries (6 in Portugal and 2 in India) Invited talks in 3 international conferences ENGINEERING - chartered engineer - Portuguese Engineering Association (Ordem dos Engenheiros) Expert in Structural Analysis and Design, Senior Member of Portuguese Engineering Association (Ordem dos Engenheiros). Developed Non-linear Finite Element models. Designed bridges, viaducts, buildings and foundations. Optimized, through revision, structural solutions. Consultant to structural analysis. Develop software for structural analysis. Consultant, designer and reviewer of structural projects. Calculated and analysed structures to seismic actions. Calculated bridges, viaducts, bridge-dam, wind tower foundations, prestressed structures, slabs. Analysed concrete, steel, timber and glass structures. Wrote books and scientific and technical articles. Software developer. Good command of software programming in C#, FORTRAN, C and VBA. Developed and programmed software for structural analysis, including nonlinear finite element analysis of structures, precast prestressed slabs, concrete sections, columns, punching, breakwater preliminary design
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