I got a degree in Electrical Engineering - University of Porto (1978), an MSc in Operational Research and Systems Engineering - Technical University of Lisbon (1989), and a Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences - University of Porto (1996).
I began my professional career in the industry as a Maintenance Engineer, in 1978. Along 6 years, I was also a Project Engineer in two companies.
Since 1987, I have been been working as Consultant and Leader of several industry projects at INEGI, an R&D interface institute of the UP.
I was Coordinator of the Industrial Engineering and Management Unit at FEUP (1997-98 and 2003-05), where I am currently an Associate Professor.
I was Member of the Board of STCP, the Public Transport Company of Porto (1998-2002 and 2006-2012).
I keep a regular research activity since 1991. I am a Senior Researcher, currently member of CEGI, the Industrial Engineering and Management research unit of INESC TEC. My main topics of interest are Transportation, Decision Support Systems and Applied Operations Research. I am currently Member of the Editorial Board of the “Transportation Research Procedia” Journal.