Universidade do Minho  

Curriculum Vitae

Research projects




NETEP - European Brazilian- Network on Energy Planning

The project is coordinated by Universidade do Minho. Oher partners are Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cranfield University and Fundação Coordenação de Projetos Pesquisas e Estudos Tecnológicos, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – COPPETEC. The general aim of this exchange program is to create the basis for interdisciplinary research and knowledge transfer on energy planning.

Project supported by FP7- Marie Curie - International Research Staff Exchange

January 2014-December 2016



Sustainable electricity power planning

The main objective of this research project is to develop sustainable electricity planning models to support decision making on future electricity generation strategies. The research focuses on the integration of the three dimensions of the sustainability: economic, environmental and social, looking for valid technical solutions that ensure the sustainability of the electricity system.

Project supported by FCT, PTDC/SEN-ENR/099578/2008.

June 2010-December 2013 (finished)



ESGRIDS - Enhancing Smart GRIDs for Sustainability

Development of new solutions for smart, sustainable, efficient and safe electricity system integrating clean energy technologies and transports. Characterization of awareness, motivations and barriers for adopting more efficient energy behaviours and engaging in demand eesponse programs.

Project supported by National Funds, Portugal 2020 - PAC

January 2017-December 2018



Economic valuation of environmental impacts of renewable energies.

Project supported by FCT, PTDC/EGE-ECO/122402/2010

May 2012-May 2015



BATinLoko - Environmental performance indicators and their relation with economic factors in textile BAT implementation.

Project supported by LIFE programme

January 2009-June 2011 (finished)