Decision aid, namely:
evaluation with multiple criteria (multicriteria decision aid)
multi-actor decisions (group decisions and negotiation)
robustness analysis and dealing with imprecise information
working with qualitative and ordinal information in decision aiding
performance and efficiency analysis
decision support systems
Operational research in general.
Sustainable energy systems.
Participation in the project "BioTrans - Capturing
Uncertainty in Biofuels for Transportation. Resolving Environmental Performance
and Enabling Improved Use". FCT MIT-Portugal Program. ADAI / INESC Coimbra / MIT. 2010-2013.
Participation in the project “Algorithmic Decision Theory”, COST Action IC0602, European Science Foundation / EU Framework Programme. 2007-2011.
Participation in the project “Multiobjective Models for Energy Efficiency Evaluation” (PTDC/ENR/64971/2006), coordinated by Carlos Henggeler Antunes (2007-2010).
Coordination of the project Sorting and performance evaluation with QUalitative/ORdinal information Using Multiple criteria (QUORUM), [Financed by: FCT (POCI/EGE/58371/2004)], 2005-2008.
Participation in the Luso-French collaboration project on the theme "Learning preferences in decision aid" (1999-), a collaboration between FEUC and LAMSADE (Univ. Paris-Dauphine) This methodological research motivated the IRIS software development project.
Participation in the project "Models and algorithms for tackling uncertainty in decision support systems" (POSI/SRI/37346/2001), coordinated by Carlos Henggeler Antunes. 2002-2006.
Participation in the project "Multi-objective models for decision support in an evolving electricity market" (POCTI/ESE/38422/2001), coordinated by António Gomes Martins and Carlos Henggeler Antunes. 2002-2006.
Participation in the project "Dealing with uncertainty in mathematical models for decision problems" (POCTI/32379/Mat/2000), coordinated by Carlos Henggeler Antunes. 2002-2003.
Participation in the project MAPPA (Evaluation Models for Procurement Processes for the Portuguese Administration) : fifth subproject - "Modeling - Adequation and quality of models", coordinated by João Paulo Costa. 2001-2002.
Imprecise information and multicriteria decision aid models: Identification and use of robust conclusions (work for my Dissertation for a PhD in Management. Supervisor: João Clímaco). 1996-2000. Included the development of the software VIP Analysis.
Participation in the project "Dealing with uncertainty and imprecision in multiobjective mathematical programming" (2/2.1/MAT/465/94), coordinated by Carlos Henggeler Antunes and funded by PRAXIS XXI (1997-99). [description]
Participation in the project "Project analysis and evaluation group support system", coordinated by João Paulo Costa and funded by PRAXIS XXI (1997-99). [description]
Participation in the INESC team that developed project GERHA (Human Resources Management and Decision Aid), coordinated by João Paulo Costa. 1993-1997.
Development of parallel computing software to run multicriteria evaluation methods PROMETHEE and ELECTRE III (Work to access the category of "Assistente". Supervisor: João Clímaco). 1993-1995.
Participation in the project CHAOS "Non linearity in the failure pattern of a digital circuit" (Informatics engineering degree course project. Supervisor: Mário Rela), partially supported by INIC - Instituto Nacional de Investigação Científica. 1991-1992.
Participation in the project SCHEDSIM "A simulation tool to evaluate scheduling algorithms in real-time systems" (Informatics engineering degree course project. Supervisor: Mário Rela). 1991-1992.