Mechanical Engineer and academic since 1993. Chair of Impulsive Dynamics and Head of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Edinburgh (UK). Research areas cover impulsive and structural dynamics, blast and shock waves, ballistic impact, materials for energy absorption, sports impact and human bio-dynamics, computational and analytical methods. Author of more than 220 publications, with over 70 in international peer-reviewed journals, more than 20 book chapters, 5 edited books and 1 authored book.
Hab, University of Aveiro (Portugal), 2009
PhD, University of Coimbra (Portugal), 2000
MSc, University of Coimbra (Portugal), 1995
MEng, University of Coimbra (Portugal), 1992
Professional Qualifications and Memberships:
CEng FIMechE: Fellow of the IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)