Title (year degree obtained) / Prof. status

Academic degrees:

  • PhD in Engineering Geology (1990), University of Coimbra, Faculty  of  Sciences and Technology, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Master in Engineering Geology (1984), New University of Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Licenciature in Geology (1980), University of Coimbra, Portugal.


Professional Positions:

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology of University of Coimbra, 2005- present.
  • Director of IPNlabgeo, Geotechnical Laboratory of Instituto Pedro Nunes, Coimbra, 2003-present.
  • Director of the Geosciences Research Centre (u73), University of Coimbra. 2007-2014.
  • Coordinator of the PhD in Geotechnology, University of Coimbra. 2010-present.
  • Coordinator of the Licenciatura in “Engenharia Geológica e de Minas” at the University of Coimbra, 2004-2007; 2015.
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, 1991-2005.
  • Invited Professor at Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 2006-2007.
  • Participated in 15 research projects, being coordinator of 4.
  • Member of two Portuguese technical committees for standardization (IPQ-TC156 geotechnics; IPQ-TC154 aggregates).


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