The membership of the Operating Committee consists of:

  • The Director of the Portugal Program at MIT, who shall also be the chair of the Program Operating Committee;
  • The Director of the MIT Portugal Program at the Foundation;
  • The MIT faculty members who are leading each of the Focus Areas in the Portugal Program at MIT who shall be appointed by MIT; and
  • Selected individuals from Portuguese universities and other entities who are leading each of the Focus Areas in the MIT-Portugal Program run by the Foundation in Portugal, who are collaborating with the MIT leaders of the Focus Areas and whose institutions are participating in the Portuguese consortium, who shall be appointed by the Foundation.

The membership of the Operating Committee as of October 2015

 Education CommitteeResearch CommitteeMIT Representatives at the Committees
Bioengineering João Crespo

Joaquim Sampaio Cabral

Eugénio Ferreira

Kristala Prather
EDAM Elsa Henriques

Pedro Arezes

Francisco Pires

Bruce Tidor
SES Manuel Matos

António Gomes Martins

Robert Armstrong
Transportation  Luís Picado Santos

António Pais Antunes

Jorge Pinho de Sousa

Chris Zegras
I&E Leads   Douglas Hart
MPP Directors Paulo Ferrão Bruce Tidor
MPP Coordination  João Fumega  Sílvia Castro

Jennifer Kratochwill

Chris Prothmann

 

The membership of the Operating Committee as of November 2013

 Education CommitteeResearch CommitteeMIT Representatives at the Committees
Bioengineering João Crespo

Joaquim Sampaio Cabral

Eugénio Ferreira

Bruce Tidor
EDAM Manuel Freitas

Olga Carneiro

António Torres Marques

Maria Yang
SES João Peças Lopes António Gomes Martins Robert Armstrong
Transportation  Luís Picado Santos António Pais Antunes Chris Zegras
MPP Directores Paulo Ferrão Dava Newman
MPP Coordination  Sílvia Castro  Miguel Carvalho Jennifer Kratochwill

The membership of the Operating Committee as of January 2008:

Director of the Portugal Program at MIT (Chair)

Daniel Roos
Professor and Founding Director, MIT Engineering Systems Division

Director of the MIT-Portugal Program at the Foundation

Paulo Manuel Cadete Ferrão
Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon and Director, Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (also PT lead for Sustainable Energy Systems)

MIT faculty members who are leading each of the Focus Areas

Joel Clark
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Engineering Systems (EDAM-Manufacturing)

Christopher Magee
Professor of the Practice of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Systems (EDAM-Design)

David Marks
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems and Director, Laboratory for Energy and the Environment (Sustainable Energy Systems)

Chris Zegras
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Developement (Transportation Systems)

Dava Newman
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, and Director, Technology and Policy Program (Bioengineering Systems)

Selected individuals from Portuguese universities and other entities who are leading each of the Focus Areas in the MIT-Portugal Program

Antonio Cunha
Full Professor, Dean of the School of Engineering, University of Minho, and co-Director of CEIA, the Center for Excellence and Innovation in the Auto-industry (EDAM Focus Area Leader)

António Torres Marques
Full Professor, School of Engineering, University of Porto (EDAM)

Eduardo Oliveira Fernandes
Full Professor, School of Engineering, University of Porto (Sustainable Energy Systems)

José M. Viegas
Professor, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon (Transportation Systems Focus Area Leader)

Manuel Nunes da Ponte
Full Professor, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Former Director of ITQB (Bioengineering Systems Focus Area Leader)

* Affiliated to the Program, but not Focus Areas Leaders