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I am a Research Fellow at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainability (CERis) and a Lecturer at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) External Link  of the University of Lisbon (ULisboa) External Link.

I am graduated in Civil Engineering External Link  from the Faculty of Engineering External Link  of University of Oporto External Link  in 2001, completed an MSc in Transport Infrastructure External Link  from the same faculty in 2005, and completed a PhD in Transportation External Link  from the IST in 2010. Currently, I hold a Postdoctoral Research Grant from the Portuguese National Science Foundation (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia).

My Research Areas span mobility and transport systems, and agent based modelling. Currently. I have interests on the real-time integration and streamlining of transport chains' processes.

I have been involved in several Research Projects External Link  co-funded by the European Union Research and Development Framework Programmes and other International and National institutions. In recent years, I started the Supervision External Link  of several PhD Student and MSc Students.

In what concerns the Teaching Activities, I am the responsible for the discipline of Freight Transport and Logistics External Link  of the Master Courses in Civil Engineering External Link  and in Transport Planning and Operations External Link. I was awarded an Excellency in Teaching for the 2012/2013 academic year. I also hold regular lectures elsewhere, such as at the RailNewcastle an Intensive Programme in Railways Engineering of the University of Newcastle (United Kingdom), Master in Airport Management of the University of Alas Peruanas (Peru), or at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Oporto.

I am member of the several International Committees, including the Committee on Freight and Logistics of the Association for European Transport External Link  and member of the Committee on Intermodal Transfer (AP045) External Link  and on Aviation (AV020) External Link  and member of the Sub-Committee on Air Cargo of the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

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