Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (Portugal).
Researcher in GreenUPorto, Sustainable Agrifood Production Research Centre, is principally involved in studies about Training Systems of Vines, Mountain Viticulture, Wine Production, Fortified Wines and Wine Tourism.
He was President of the Organization Committee of the “18th International Symposium GiESCO 2013” and had been member of Organization and Scientific Committees of several national and international congress.
He is Director of the Master in Viticulture and Oenology (FCUP) involving the University of Porto and the University of Lisbon; is Director (University of Porto) of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Wine Tourism Innovation – Wintour involving the University of Porto, University of Rovira i Virgili and the University of Bordeaux and is involved in the Euro Master Vinifera connecting several universities from Spain, France, Germany and Italy.
He is Tutor of several PhD and Master Thesis and have experience in coordination of National and International Projects.
He is involved in several national and international projects and had published several papers in international and national magazines, and in proceedings of congress.
Additionally, he is grape and wine producer in the Douro Valley.

Curriculum vitae