research experience

  • Senior Lecturer School of Engineering University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh - United Kingdom)

    Started: 2013-08-01 - Currently working.

    Impulsive Dynamics - Institute of Infrastructure and Environment

    Computational and applied mechanics; numerical modelling; finite element method (FEM); smooth particle hydrodynamics (SPH); impulsive structural dynamics; blast and shock waves; terminal ballistics; armour and protection systems; materials and systems for energy absorption; metals, alloys and foams; composites.

teaching experience

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  • Mechanical Engineering habilitation Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro - Portugal)

    Started: 2009-07-01 - Finished: 2009-07-01

  • Mechanical Engineering PhD Universidade de Coimbra (Coimbra - Portugal)

    Started: 1995-09-01 - Finished: 2000-01-01

  • Mechanical Engineering MSc Universidade de Coimbra (Coimbra - Portugal)

    Started: 1992-09-01 - Finished: 1994-03-01

  • Mechanical Engineering MEng (hons) Universidade de Coimbra (Coimbra - Portugal)

    Started: 1987-09-01 - Finished: 1992-07-01

awards & achievements

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other experience

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skills & expertise