He is Professor Emeritus (2009) in the Department of Chemistry of the University of Coimbra and Coordinator of the Molecular Physics-Chemistry Research and Development Unit. He is a founding partner of the Portuguese History and Philosophy of Science Society (1989) and also founding partner of the Chemistry History Unit of the Portuguese Chemical Society (2007).
He is author and co-author of approximately two-hundred scientific papers, published and collected in books and collected in scientific journals on the national and international level in the area of Molecular Physics-Chemistry and the History and Philosophy of the Sciences.
Books published in Coimbra University Press:
Ciência no singular