Domain of specialization

Roads surface characteristics.

Road safety.

Current research interests

Relationship between road surface characteristics and road safety.

New technologies to improve the functional quality of pavements.

Interaction road / user.

Other professional interests/activities

Pedagogical activity: responsible for the classes: Surveying, Project Management and Signaling and and Road Safety Equipment (integrated masters), Management and Rehabilitation of Urban HIghways (Master of Urban Engineering) and Optimization of the Rehabilitation of Road network (doctoral course) at the University Minho.

Coordinator of Technical Standardization Committee 129 - Paving Materials: Sub-committee SC5 - Surface Characteristics, within the standardization activity in the construction industry, developed by the National Quality Council (CNQ), through the National Body for Standardization (ONS -InIR) (Institute of Road Infrastructure, IP) since March 2009.