Teaching activity: Energy Management, Applied Ecology, Energy and Environment and Thermodynamics;
Research focused on the metabolism of organisms and on the energetic analysis of societies and the relationship with economics having published several papers on these issues (http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-8180-2013);
Supervision of 3 PhD theses and 17 MSc theses.
PhD in Earth and Life Sciences at the Free University of Amsterdam and at Environmental Engineering in the Technical University of Lisbon (IST) with the Thesis "Thermodynamics as substantive and formal theory for the analysis of economic and biological systems" (2007);
Post-graduation in Economy in the Technical University of Lisbon (ISEG) (2007);
M.SC. in Ecology, Management and Modelling of Marine Resources, in the Technical University of Lisbon with the thesis “Weather Forecasting in Portugal using the operational and research model MM5” (2003);
Degree in Environmental Engineering in the Technical University of Lisbon (IST) (1998).