Instituto Superior Técnico was established with the objective of providing the country with Engineers with know-how and the necessary skills to succeed in their professional lives, while simultaneously contributing to the economic development of the country. Today, IST offers 21 undergraduate programmes, attended by over 8900 students, covering a wide range of areas of knowledge, which, include not only the traditional engineering specialisations but also other more modern areas such as Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Physics Engineering.

Alexandra Rodrigues

alexandra rodriguesAssistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IST

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Research areas: Mechanical behavior of materials. Composite materials. Laser Welding. Mechanical technologies.

António Luis Moreira

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

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Research Area(s): Thermo-fluid-dynamics of multiphase flows;Advancements towards the development of ultra-clean vehicles

António Manuel Relógio Ribeiro

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Vibrations, modal analysis, damping, modal identification, transmissibility, mechanical design, engineering systems

Arlindo Silva

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): composite materials technology and structures, cork products, mechanical design, product development

Carlos Lucas de Freitas

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Engineering and Management

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Research Area(s): International Marketing; Marketing Management; Services Marketing; Marketing and Consumer Behaviour.

Elsa Henriques

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): production management, production strategy, lean manufacturing

Helder C. Rodrigues

Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Computational Mechanics, Structural Optimization,

Luis Faria

Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Modeling and Optimization of Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Industrial Applications

Luis Reis

LuiReisAssociate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Mechanical Design; Mechanical Behavior of Materials (Fracture and Fatigue); Structural Integrity - Failure Analysis

Manuel Freitas

Full Professor,Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): composite materials, structural integrity, fatigue

Mihail Fontul

mihail fontulAssistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IST

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Research Area(s): Vibrations: Modal Analysis, Modal Identification, Transmissibility | Mechanical Design | Technology Evaluation and Selection

Paulo Peças

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Manufacturing and operations management, lean and agile manufacturing, product development and life-cycle management.

Rui Baptista

Associate Professor, Dept. of Engineering Management, IST

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Research Area(s): Economics and Management of Innovation; Entrepreneurship

Rui M.S.O. Baptista

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.

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Research Area(s): Metal forming, sheet metal forming, metal cutting