I am an Associate Professor with habilitation at Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto (FEP) and board member of LIAAD, Laboratório de Inteligência Artificial e de Apoio à Decisão of UP. LIAAD is a unit of INESC TEC since 2007. I am Ph.D. in Management Science, Imperial College of London - Business School (2000), MSc. In Operational Research, The London School of Economics and Political Sciences (1994), and I have a first degree (5-years) in Electrical Engineering and Computer, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (1993). Teaching Assistant at The London School of Economics and Political Sciences (1996-99). Visiting Professor at University of Florida (2007/08) and at Texas A& M University (2015-16). My research interests include developing and applying Operational Research and Artificial Intelligence techniques for decision support in Management problems (including production, storage, logistics and transportation, and services), with particular interest on combinatorial optimization applications. I have authored over 50 publications (WoS) and I have been coordinating and participating in several research projects. I am Associate Editor of Journal of Combinatorial Optimization and Operations Research Forum (both Springer). At FEP I have been lecturing, mainly in English, Operational Research and Operations Management to undergraduates, Research and Operations Management , Logistics, Decision Analysis, and Optimization to Master students and Ph.D. candidates. At FEP have also been involved in several boards and councils (Representative Council, Scientific Board, Pedagogical Board, Scientific Committee of the Ph.D. in Management and of the Master in Modeling, Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems, among others).