He is Full Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and Researcher at the Institute of Systems Engineering and Computers (INESC-Coimbra). He holds a Doctorate in the Economics of Firms from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra. Apart from logistics, his teaching and research interests include operational research, decision making support systems, multi-criteria decision support and o the analysis and assessment of investments.
He is author and co-author of many scientific articles, book chapters and peer review conference minutes. He has been Head Researcher in many areas of research.