The University of Minho (UMinho), founded in 1973, began its academic activity in 1975/76. UMinho is renowned for the quality of its teaching, the quality of its students, the public recognition given to its Alumni, and for its intervention and strong links with the local community and the surrounding region.

Alexandre Ferreira da Silva

alexandre.silva Assistant Professor, School of Engineering

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Research Area(s): Micro and Nano-Technologies, Technological Entrepreneurship, Medical Devices, Advanced Manufacturing

António J. Pontes

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Mould design and Rapid Prototyping, process monitoring and the use of CAE techniques

António M. Cunha

Full Professor, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Molding technology and special tooling, Structure and properties of polymers, processing of biodegradable polymers

António Paisana

Associate Professor, Dept. of Production and Systems Engineering

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Research Area(s): Management and innovation in engineering. Cost analysis and models.

Carlos A. Bernardo

Full Professor, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Processing and characterisation of polymeric matrix composites; reprocessing and post-use mechanical recycling of thermoplastics

Eduardo Beira

Eduardo Beira Professor, School of Engineering

Gustavo R. Dias

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Computational Mechanics: development of computational models for polymer and composites macroscale /mesoscale and nanoscale behaviour.

Higino Correia

Associate Professor, Dept. of Industrial Electronics

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Research Area(s): Opto-electronics microsystems, MEMS, micro/nano fabrication, lighting and optical sensors

João Pedro Nunes

Joao_Pedro_NunesAuxiliary Professor, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Thermoplastic & Thermosetting matrix composites, Composite and polymer design & processing, Structural composites, Composites characterization & testing.

José A. Covas

Professor, Dept. Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Polymer processing (extrusion and compounding); rheology (polymer characterization and rheometry); on-line monitoring and visualization

Júlio C. Viana

Auxiliar Professor, Dept of Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Mechanical behavior of polymers, Structure-properties relationships, Controlled morphology processing, Mechanically active polymeric systems

Luís A. Rocha

ImageAssociate Professor, School of Engineering

 

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Research Area(s): MEMS/microsystems (adaptive microsystems, unified modeling and simulation of multi-domain systems) and Sensors networks and wireless sensors networks.
 

Luís Rocha

Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

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Research Area(s): Metal/ceramic interfaces processing technologies, Structure and properties of metallic and ceramic materials, materials degradation

Madalena Araújo

Associate Professor, Dept. of Production and Systems

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Research Area(s): Project Management and Appraisal, Decision Modelling and Utility, Risk and Uncertainty Analysis, Economic Decision Models

Olga S. Carneiro

olga.s.carneiroAssociate Professor, Dept Polymer Engineering

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Research Area(s): Polymer Processing (extrusion, compounding and extrusion based processes); Design of dies and calibrators for profiles; Rheology of polymers.

Paulo Martins

Auxiliary Professor, Dept. of Production and Systems

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Research Area(s): Manufacturing Planning and Control, Production Information Systems, Product Data Management, Mass customization

Pedro Arezes

Pedro arezes 5Full Professor, School of Engineering

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Research Area(s): Occupational Health and Safety, Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics.

Pedro Oliveira

Associate Professor, Dept. of Production and Systems

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Research Area(s): Statistics, Optimization, Evolutionary and Multiobjective Optimization

Ricardo Simões

Associate Professor, Institute for Polymers and Composites

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Research Area(s): structure and behavior of polymers; computer modelling and simulation; product design and development

Valério de Carvalho

Full Professor, Dept. of Production and Systems Engineering

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Research Area(s): Operations Research, Optimization, Large Scale Integer Programming, Cutting and Packing, Scheduling and Network Design