Academic degrees: PhD in Civil Engineering , Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, 2009; Master in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, 2003; Graduation in Geomatic Engineering (5 years course), Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, 1989
Present position: Associated Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Research areas: Modeling and processing the uncertainty information associated with the production and validation of land use and land cover maps automatically extracted from multispectral images. Monitoring and classifying land use and cover information in the interdisciplinary field of urban development studies. Application of image processing techniques and multi-spectral image analysis for structural assessment and culture heritage. Model the influence of the uncertainty in the production of vulnerability and flood risk maps. Development of municipal Geographic Information Systems applications.