Licence degree in Chemical Engineering (1991), MsC in Engineering Science (1997), PhD in Chemical Engineering (2005), all at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Teaching Habilitation in Food Science (2015) from the University of Algarve (Portugal). Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE, 1986) by the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).
University Teacher since 1994, being presently a Coordinating Professor with Habilitation at the Food Industry Department in Polytechnic Institute of Viseu – IPV (Portugal). Has been President of the Scientific Board; President of the Assembly of Representatives; Director of Licence Course, Director of MsC Course, and presently is Head of Department all at ESAV, IPV (Portugal).
Research interests include food engineering, food processing, food properties, food chemistry and nutrition.
Books = 16 Chapters = 40
Research papers = 171 Conference proceedings = 201
Oral communications = 136 Posters = 96