INESC Coimbra


João Manuel Coutinho Rodrigues

Joao Rodrigues

Academic degrees: First degree in Civil Engineering (1980), MSc in Computer Science (1986), PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Coimbra (1993).

Present position: Full Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra

Research areas: decision support systems, multicriteria analysis, network optimization, GIS, and applications in urban/transportation/environmental engineering. The avenues of research pursued include both methodological innovations to address complex problems (e.g. network optimization algorithms, multiattribute and multiobjective modelling approaches), and applications in planning (e.g., in urban, regional, environmental and transportation problems).

Contacts: : coutinho@dec.uc.pt; URL: http://kreation.dec.uc.pt/projects/