Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon (UL), Portugal.
Researcher in the Marine Environment and Technology Center (MARETEC).
Coordinator of the Master in Energy Engineering and Management of IST.
Graduation in Mechanical Engineering (Degree: Licenciatura) in 1975 atInstituto Superior Técnico
Doctor´s degree, in the Technical University of Delft in 1983 with a thesis entitled “On the Calculation of Ducted Propeller Performance in Axisymmetric Flows”
Areas of Scientific Activity:
Hydrodynamics, Resistance and Propulsion, Marine Propellers, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Marine Renewable Energy, Tidal and Wind Turbines.