With a Doctorate in the History and Teaching of Physics from the University of Coimbra, he is a Professor at the Department of Physicas of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra. He has participated in research projects in the area of the history of physics. He is part of the “History of Science in the Universiy of Coimbra” project group. He has published many articles about the history of physics in Portugal and on the history of scientific instruments. He is in charge of the Physics Department collections, and member of the Scientific Commission of the Science Museum of the University of Coimbra.
Books published in Coimbra University Press:
História da ciência na Universidade de Coimbra (“History of Science
at the University of Coimbra 1772-1933")
História da ciência luso-brasileira: Coimbra entre Portugal e o Brasil (“History of Luso-Brazilian Science: Coimbra between Portugal and Brazil”)