"The best way to predict the future is to design it"
Buckminster Fuller

WORK EXPERIENCE
Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal / 2011 - Presente
Academic & Quality Director / Director Académico e da Qualidade
Responsible for the implementation and management of the Quality Improvement and Assurance System at ESG. Vice-President of the Board of Directors. / Responsável pela implementação e gestão do Sistema Interno de Garantia da Qualidade da ESG. Vice-Presidente do Conselho de Direcção.
Head of Design Degree / Director da Licenciatura em Design
Horizontal and vertical coordination of the 1st degree. / Coordenação horizontal e vertical do 1º Ciclo de Estudos.
Professor / Professor Auxiliar
Teaching Design Project, Design Methods, Prototyping, Ecodesign and Webdesign. / Docência de Projecto, Métodos, Prototipagem, Ecodesign e Webdesign.
Lead Arts & Design Researcher
Lead Researcher at the ESG / Escola Superior Gallaecia Research Center (CI-ESG) for the Arts & Design Research Fields. / Investigador Responsável pela linha de investigação em Artes e Design no Centro de Investigação da Escola Superior Gallaecia (CI-ESG).
FCT/ Fundação Para Ciência e Tecnologia
Lisboa, Portugal / 2008 - 2012
PhD Researcher.
Grant holder for PhD research development. / Bolseiro de doutoramento.
February 2008 - February 2012 Lisboa, Portugal
APD/ Portuguese Association of Designers
Lisboa, Portugal / 2005 - 2009
Board Member
Board member during the course of 3 terms. / Membro da direcção durante 3 mandatos.
Researcher / Investigador
Researcher from the Portuguese Association of Designers to participate in the Research Project De: SID - Design as a Company's Strategic Resource: A study of the impacts of design. Project promoted by FA-UTL in partnership with the APD and the CPD and with FCT funding. / Investigador da Associação Portuguesa de Designers a participar no Projecto de Investigação De.:SID - Design como Recurso Estratégico Empresarial: Um estudo dos impactos do design. Projecto promovido pela FA-UTL com parceria da APD e do CPD e com o financiamento da FCT.
Porto Salvo, Portugal / 2001 - 2008
Senior Designer
Development of projects of product design, transport and communication, especially for Portuguese companies such as Salvador Caetano, Animóvel, Join, Frilixa, SteelSept, Sony, Worten and PEMAS. Internal coordination of projects. Participation in projects awarded with Good Design Award and National Design Award. / Desenvolvimento de projectos de design nas áreas de produto, transportes e comunicação, principalmente para empresas portuguesas industriais e de serviços como Salvador Caetano, Animóvel, Adira, Frilixa, SteelSept, Sony, Worten, Geco-Futi e Pemas. Coordenação interna de projectos. Participação em projectos Good Design Award e Prémio Nacional de Design.
Lisboa, Portugal / 2000 - Presente
Designer
Freelance activity for several Portuguese institutions, namely:
Associação Portuguesa de Dressage
Casa Imaginada
Catalyst Portugal
Centro de Yoga de Benfica
Coro do Tejo
De.:SID
EcoCoaching
Engine Start
ESAS - Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém
Galeria 9Arte
HumanBox
IAAS - International Association of Agriculture Students
Inovo - Loja de Arquitectura
Les Secrets des Roys
Livraria A+A
MovArte
Olhando pelo Mundo
Ordem dos Engenheiros
Ramos & Vieitas
Sociedade Agricola Casal do Conde
Sociedade Portuguesa de Recursos Genéticos Animais
Terapia Biodinâmica
Tindecor
Ventisec
Verão Azul
Wiñk – Styling de sobrancelhas
EDUCATION
PhD in Sustainable Design
Lisbon Technical University - Faculty Of Architecture
October 2006 - March 2012
PhD research in sustainable design tools for product development with focus on furniture sector. / Investigação de doutoramento sobre ferramentas de design sustentável para o desenvolvimento de mobiliário.
BSc in Design
Lisbon Technical University - Faculty Of Architecture
October 1995 - JULY 2001
5 year degree in design, with main focus on product design. / Licenciatura em Design, com foco em design de produtos ( Pré-Bolonha).
AWARDS
CIFIAL "Feel The Planet Earth"Finalist Project: Energym
2009
CIFIAL "Feel The Planet Earth"Finalist Project: Solaris
2009
Re?bus – Bus Concepts For European Cities2nd Prize with Re-Think Bus Concept
2005
Prize Milénio - Sagres-Expresso - Finalist Project Wheelchair
2002
ICEP Young Designer AwardFinalist Project: Pueris Chair
1998
EU Yesterday's Creation, Today's Culture-Honorable mention
1993