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Professor Adelino Ferreira is the Head of the Transport Infrastructures Engineering Research Group of CITTA (Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment).

He has worked in several research projects founded by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology). In the period 2004-2007, he coordinated a research project entitled: A Deterministic Segment-Linked Pavement Management System. In the period 2011-2014, he coordinated a research project entitled: MODAT - Multi-objective Decision-Aid Tool for Highway Asset Management. At present he coordinates a research project entitled: PAVENERGY – Pavement Energy Harvest Solutions.

He has made numerous presentations at international and national meetings, worked and lectured on transportation engineering and management. He has published more than two hundred papers in international and national Journals and in international and national Conferences. He has also tutored and co-tutored more than thirty five MSc and PhD theses.

He is an Expert in Transportation and Highways by the Portuguese Institution of Engineer since 2007. He is also a member of the AIPCR – World Road Association/Association Mondiale de la Route and Regular Member of the iSMARTi – International Society for Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Transport Infrastructures. As a Pavement Expert, in the scope of technology transfer, he has been collaborating with the Portuguese Roads Administration, Highway Concessionaires and Municipalities.

He has been an evaluator of international research project proposals: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF); Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (CRPF); Etc.

 

PAVENERGY research project (http://pavenergy.dec.uc.pt) resulted in prototypes and demonstration models that received several innovation and entrepreneurship awards: 


- Portugal Mobi Summit 2019 (2nd);

- Portugal Air Summit 2019 (2nd);    

- CleanTech Camp 2019 (3rd);

- Prio Jump Star Accelerator 2018 (1st);

- Inov.Ação Valorpneu 2018 (1st);

- Horizon 2020 SME Instrument 2017;  

- World Smart Cities Innovative Ideas Award 2017 (3rd);  

- Climate LaunchPad Urban Transitions Award 2017 (1st);  

- BIG Smart Cities Portugal 2017 (1st);      

- BIG Smart Cities Coimbra 2017 (1st);    

- Road Safety Innovation Competition 2016 (1st).  

 

Awards:

2018: Award for R&D International Publications by FCTUC;

2007: First Place in the Competition "Road Education and Prevention - Young People in Action" by the Portuguese Young People Foundation;

2005: Parkman Medal by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) from United Kingdom;

1999: Best Paper on Pavement Management in the X Congreso Ibero-Latinoamericano del Asfalto.

 

Articles in International Journals:

 

RI 52 Justo-Silva, R. and Ferreira, A. (2019), Pavement maintenance considering traffic accident costs, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 12 (6), 562-573.  

https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-019-0067-3

RI 51 Santos, J., Ferreira, A. and Flintsch, G. (2019), An adaptive hybrid genetic algorithm for pavement management, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 20 (3), 266-286.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2017.1293260  

RI 50 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Champalimaud, J. (2019), Waynergy Vehicles: system prototype demonstration in an operational environment, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 172 (2), 106-113.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jmuen.16.00071   

RI 49 Paiva, C., Buck, A. and Ferreira, A. (2018), Sub-ballast performance in Brazilian railway infrastructures, Construction and Building Materials (ISI Journal), 190, 164-169.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.09.093     

RI 48 Santos, J., Ferreira, A., Flintsch, G., and Cerezo, V. (2018), A multi-objective optimization approach for sustainable pavement management, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (ISI Journal), 14 (7), 854-868.

https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2018.1436571

RI 47 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Fael, P. (2018), Road pavement energy harvesting device to convert vehicles mechanical energy into electrical energy, Journal of Energy Engineering (ISI Journal), American Society of Civil Engineers, 144 (2), 1-14.

https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/(ASCE)EY.1943-7897.0000512  

RI 46 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Fael, P. (2018), Integration of a mechanical energy-storage system in a road pavement energy-harvesting device, Energy (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 171 (2), 70-81.        

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jener.16.00028

RI 45 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Champalimaud, J. (2018), Waynergy People: application in an operational environment, Energy (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 171 (2), 82-89.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jener.16.00010    

RI 44 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Fael, P. (2017), Integration of a mechanical energy storage system in a road pavement energy harvesting hydraulic device with mechanical actuation, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (ISI Journal), 9 (4), 044701, 1-21.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4999513   

RI 43 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Fael, P. (2017), Road pavement energy harvesting: an evaluation methodology for new and existing vehicle-derived mechanical energy collectors, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (ISI Journal), 9 (3), 034701, 1-22.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4982795              

RI 42 Santos, J., Ferreira, A. and Flintsch, G. (2017), A multi-objective optimization-based pavement management decision-support system for enhancing pavement sustainability, Journal of Cleaner Production (ISI journal), 164 (2017), 1380-1393.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.027

RI 41 Duarte, F., Ferreira, A. and Fael, P. (2017), Software tool for simulation of vehicle-road interaction, Engineering Computations (ISI journal), 34 (5), 1501-1526. 

https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-07-2016-0273

RI 40 Santos, J., Bryce, J., Flintsch, G. and Ferreira, A. (2017), A comprehensive life cycle costs analysis of in-place recycling and conventional pavement construction and maintenance practices, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 18 (8), 727-743.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2015.1122190  

RI 39 Duarte, F. and Ferreira, A. (2017), Energy harvesting on railways: state of the art, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 170 (3), 123-130.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jtran.16.00016

RI 38 Santos, J., Flintsch, G. and Ferreira, A. (2017), Environmental and economic assessment of pavement construction and management practices for enhancing pavement sustainability, Resources, Conservation & Recycling (ISI Journal), 116 (2017), 15–31.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2016.08.025

RI 37 Duarte, F., Champalimaud, J. and Ferreira, A. (2016), Waynergy Vehicles: an innovative pavement energy harvest system, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 169 (1), 13-18.       

http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/muen.14.00021

RI 36 Duarte, F. and Ferreira, A. (2016), Energy harvesting on road pavements: state of the art, Energy (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 169 (2), 79-90.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jener.15.00005  

RI 35 Kubo, P., Paiva, C., Ferreira, A. and Larocca, A. (2015), Influence of shock absorber condition on the pavement fatigue using relative damage concept, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (Scopus Journal), 2 (6), 406-413.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtte.2015.10.001 

RI 34 Santos, J., Bryce, J., Flintsch, G., Ferreira, A. and Diefenderfer, B. (2015), A life cycle assessment of in-place recycling and conventional pavement construction and maintenance practices, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (ISI Journal), 11 (9), 1199-1217.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15732479.2014.945095 

RI 33 Santos, J., Ferreira, A. and Flintsch, G. (2015), A life cycle assessment model for pavement management: road pavement construction and management in Portugal, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 16 (4), 315-336.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10298436.2014.942862

RI 32 Santos, J., Ferreira, A. and Flintsch, G. (2015), A life cycle assessment model for pavement management: methodology and computational framework, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 16 (3), 268-286.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10298436.2014.942861

RI 31 Micaelo, R., Soares, A. and Ferreira, A. (2015), Aquaplaning risk assessment in Portuguese road design guide, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 168 (4), 300-311.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/article/10.1680/tran.13.00029

RI 30 Meneses, S. and Ferreira, A. (2015), Flexible pavement maintenance programming considering the minimisation of maintenance and rehabilitation costs and the maximisation of the residual value of pavements, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 16 (7), 571-586.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10298436.2014.943207  

RI 29 Paiva, C., Ferreira, M. and Ferreira, A. (2015), Ballast drainage in Brazilian railway infrastructures, Construction and Building Materials (ISI Journal), 92, 58-63.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061814006126    

RI 28 Kubo, P., Paiva, C., Ferreira, A., Larocca, A. and Cararo, G. (2014), Vertical loads effects applied on the pavement considering the variation on tire pressure, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, 2 (2), 107-115.

http://www.davidpublisher.org/index.php/Home/Article/index?id=11740.html

RI 27 Duarte, F., Casimiro, F., Correia, D., Mendes, R. and Ferreira, A. (2013), Waynergy People: a new pavement energy harvest system, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 166 (4), 250-256.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/muen.12.00049

RI 26 Ferreira, A. and Santos, J. (2013), Life-cycle cost analysis system for pavement management at project level: sensitivity analysis to the discount rate, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 14 (7), 655-673.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10298436.2012.719618

RI 25 Meneses, S. and Ferreira, A. (2013), Pavement maintenance programming considering two objectives: maintenance costs and user costs, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 14 (2), 206-221.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10298436.2012.727994

RI 24 Santos, J. and Ferreira, A. (2013), Life-cycle cost analysis for pavement management at project level, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 14 (1), 71-84.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10298436.2012.719618  

RI 23 Meneses, S., Ferreira, A. and Collop, A. (2013), Multi-objective decision-aid tool for pavement management, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 166 (2), 79-94.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/tran.10.00026

RI 22 Wu, Z., Flintsch, G., Ferreira, A. and Picado-Santos, L. (2012), Framework for multi‐objective optimization of physical highway assets investments, Journal of Transportation Engineering (ISI Journal), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 138 (12), 1411–1421.

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000458

RI 21 Ferreira, A. (2012), Briefing: Recent developments in pavement energy harvest systems, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 165 (4), 189-192.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/muen.12.00025

RI 20 Rodrigues, F. and Ferreira, A. (2012), Influencia del trazado en la calidad geométrica de vías férreas, Via Libre Técnica, 5, 1-10.

www.tecnica-vialibre.es/documentos/articulos/FViana.pdf

RI 19 Santos, J. and Ferreira, A. (2012), Pavement design optimisation considering costs and preventive interventions, Journal of Transportation Engineering (ISI Journal), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 138 (7), 911-923.

https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000390

RI 18 Jorge, D. and Ferreira, A. (2012), Road network pavement maintenance optimisation using the HDM4 pavement performance prediction models, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 13 (1), 39-51.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10298436.2011.563851

RI 17 Meneses, S. and Ferreira, A. (2012), New optimization model for road network maintenance management, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Scopus Journal), 54, 956–965.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812042735

RI 16 Santos, J. and Ferreira, A. (2012), Pavement design optimization considering costs and M&R interventions, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Scopus Journal), 53, 1183-1192.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812044291

RI 15 Ferreira, A. and Santos, J. (2012), LCCA system for pavement management: sensitivity analysis to the discount rate, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Scopus Journal), 53, 1173-1182.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187704281204428X

RI 14 Santos, J. and Ferreira, A. (2012), Life-cycle cost analysis system for pavement management,       Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Scopus Journal), 48, 331-340.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812027498

RI 13 Ferreira, A. (2011), Briefing: new developments in road safety management, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 164 (3), 149-152.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/full/10.1680/muen.2011.164.3.149

RI 12 Ferreira, A. (2011), Briefing: new developments in pavement maintenance, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 164 (3), 153-155.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/muen.2011.164.3.153

RI 11 Ferreira, A., Picado-Santos, L., Wu, Z. and Flintsch, G. (2011), Selection of pavement performance models for use in the Portuguese PMS, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 12 (1), 87-97.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10298436.2010.506538

RI 10 Ferreira, A., Jesus, J. and Pinto, J. (2010), Road safety management system for Oliveira do Bairro, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 163 (3), 143-155.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/tran.2010.163.3.143  

RI 9 Ferreira, A. Meneses, S. and Vicente, F. (2009), Alternative decision-aid tool for pavement management, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 162 (1), 3-17.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/tran.2009.162.1.3  

RI 8 Ferreira, A. Meneses, S. and Vicente, F. (2009), Pavement management system for Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal, Transport (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 162 (3), 157-169.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/tran.2009.162.3.157

RI 7 Ferreira, A. and Duarte, F. (2006), A GIS-based infrastructure management system for municipalities, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 159 (2), 113-120.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/muen.2006.159.2.113  

RI 6 Picado-Santos, L., Ferreira, A., Antunes, A., Carvalheira, C., Santos, B., Bicho, M. H., Quadrado, I. and Silvestre, S. (2004), Pavement management system for Lisbon, Municipal Engineer (ISI Journal), Institution of Civil Engineers, 157 (3), 157-165. A cada um dos autores deste artigo foi atribuída em 2005 a Parkman Medal pela Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) do Reino Unido.

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/muen.2004.157.3.157

RI 5 Ferreira, A. and Picado-Santos, L. (2004), La gestión de la calidad de las redes viarias: estado actual de conocimientos y desarrollos futuros, Revista Carreteras (Scopus Journal), 134, 74-92.

https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=973762

RI 4 Ferreira, A., Antunes, A. and Picado-Santos, L. (2002), Probabilistic segment-linked pavement management optimization model, Journal of Transportation Engineering (ISI Journal), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 128 (6), 568-577.

https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-947X(2002)128:6(568)

RI 3 Ferreira, A., Picado-Santos, L. and Antunes, A. (2002), A Segment-linked optimization model for deterministic pavement management systems, International Journal of Pavement Engineering (ISI Journal), 3 (2), 95-105.

https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-947X(2002)128:6(568)

RI 2 Ferreira, A., Picado-Santos, L. and Antunes, A. (2001), Optimización de la conservación de carreteras mediante modelos determinísticos del comportamiento de los firmes, Revista Carreteras (Scopus Journal), 118, 64-81.

https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=3027540

RI 1 Ferreira, A., Antunes, A. and Picado-Santos, L. (1999), Modelo de optimización para los sistemas de gestión de firmes - nuevos desarrolos, Revista Carreteras (Scopus Journal), 105, 88-101.

https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=3025388