Doctorate in Industrial Management and e-Business from University of Salford, UK. Associate Professor at Nova FCT, Head of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Coordinator of the PhD program in Industrial Management. He is Director of UNIDEMI and Vice-President of Instituto Português de Engenharia Industrial (IPEI). He has over 100 scientific publications in international journals and conferences. His reserach areas are Digital Platforms and Interoperability on Industrial Networks and Supply Chains.