João M. Coutinho Rodrigues
Position | Categoria: Full Professor | Professor Catedrático
Office SA 3.11
Research room: SA3.5
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Professor of Civil and Environmental Integrated Master Programmes.
Professor of EfS-Energy for Sustainability / MIT Portugal MSc and PhD Programmes.
Professor of Doctoral Program in Spatial Planning.
Professor of Urban Mobility Management MsSc Programmes.
Research & Management Activities:
Board of Directors, Department of Civil Engineering / Faculty of Sciences & Technology / University of Coimbra
Board of Directors, Senior Researcher at INESC-Coimbra (Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers at Coimbra R&D Unit), SmartCities and Transportation Network Optimization Group Head
Head of Urban, Transportation and Infrastructure Planning & Management Scientific Area - Dep. of Civil Eng., FCTUC
Member of the Scientific Commission of the Civil Engineering Department (elected)
Energy for Sustainability Initiative (UC) Interdisciplinary Council member (INESC-Coimbra)
Scientific and technical supervisor of R&D projects, and projects of UC and INESC Coimbra for industry.
Member of the International Committee on Statistical Interpretation of Dam Failures - ICOLD (Intern. Commission on Large Dams)
Member of the Portuguese Dam Safety Commission
Member of the editorial board of Municipal Engineer scientific journal (ICE - Institution of Civil Engineers, London)
Expert for QREN Projects Evaluation
Author of several technical and scientific books
Author of over 200 scientific papers, reports and conference presentations
Referee of top engineering, planning and optimization international scientific journals
Author of computer technical and scientific applications as well as Decision Support Systems, with extensive computational implementations of mathematical models, heuristics and human-computer interfaces for optimization problems in civil, transportation and environmental engineering.
João Coutinho-Rodrigues is currently Full Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra (where he has been since 1980), and senior researcher in the Decision Support in Systems Engineering group at INESC-Coimbra.
He received his Degree in Civil Eng., his MSc in Computer Science and PhD in Civil Eng. from the University of Coimbra.
Research interests include: decision support systems, multicriteria analysis, mathematical programming, network optimization, GIS, and applications in urban/environmental/transportation engineering including smartcities, infrastructures and sustainable mobility.
He has published scientific researches, among other peer-reviewed international scientific journals, some ranking in the first positions of the respective categories, in:
• Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
• Computers & Operations Research
• Decision Support Systems
• Engineering Optimization
• European Journal of Operational Research
• Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences
• Geographical Analysis
• International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology
• Journal of Business Logistics
• Journal of Infrastructure Systems - American Society of Civil Engineers, USA
• Journal of Transport Geography
• Municipal Engineer - Institution of Civil Engineers, UK
• Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
• Transport Policy
• Transportation Research - Part A: Policy and Practice
• Transportation Research - Part B: Methodological
• Transportation Research Record
• Waste Management
• Water Power & Dam Construction.
He has received several awards, such as the best paper award James Hill by the Municipal Engineer - ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers, London).
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