Editorial Positions

  • Member of Editorial Board of Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Steel Structures, Springer
  • Member of Editorial Board of The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering, Taylor & Francis
  • Member of Editorial Board of Coupled Systems Mechanics, TechnoPress
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, Mechaero
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Mechanics and Applications, Scientific & Academic Publishing
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Composite Materials, Scientific & Academic Publishing
  • Member of Editorial Board of Metálica, CMM - Portuguese Steelwork Association

Committees of Scientific Events

  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures CIMS 2000, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-23 September 2000.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures SDSS06, IST, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-8 September 2006.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 7 th Portuguese Congress on Steel and Composite Construction CMM09, Lisbon, Portugal, 26-27 November 2009.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures SDSS10, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8-10 September 2010.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st International Conference on Advances in Vehicle Structures & Systems ICAVSS11, Chennai, India, March 2011.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures ICTWS11, Timisoara, Romania, 5-7 September 2011.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures ICSAS11, Sarawak, Malaysia,13-15 July 2011.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 8th Portuguese Congress on Steel and Composite Construction CMM11, Guimarães, 24-25 November 2011.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS) Young Investigators Conference YIC 2012, Aveiro, Portugal, 24-27 April 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 2nd Portuguese Congress on Composite Materials and Structures, Porto, Portugal, 14-16 May 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st Portuguese-African Congress on Sustainable Steel and Composite Construction, Luanda, Angola, 27 July 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures CIMS 2012, Glasgow, UK, 3-5 December 2012.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 9th Portuguese Congress on Steel and Composite Construction CMM13, to be held in Lisbon, November 2013.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the X Portuguese Congress of Numerical Methods in Engineering - X CNMNE, APMTAC/SEMNI, to be held in Bilbao, 25-28 June 2013.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the XI Portuguese Congress of Numerical Methods in Engineering - XI CNMNE, APMTAC/SEMNI, to be held in Lisbon, June 2015.

Refereeing in Journals

  • Computers & Structures, Elsevier.
  • Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Springer.
  • Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Elsevier.
  • Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • International Journal of Solids and Structures, Elsevier.
  • Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • Steel & Composite Structures, TechnoPress.
  • Composite Structures, Elsevier.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier.
  • Meccanica, Springer.
  • International Journal of Applied Mechanics, World Scientific.
  • Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier.
  • Aerospace Science and Technology, Elsevier.
  • International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, World Scientific.
  • Mechanics Research Communications, Elsevier.
  • Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Taylor & Francis.
  • International Journal of Advanced Steel Construction, The Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction.
  • International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Elsevier.
  • Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, Professional Engineering Publishing, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
  • International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, Mechaero.
  • Periodica Polytechnica, Journal of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Management Positions and Membership

  • Member of the Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC)
  • Member of the International Institute for Composites in Construction (IIFC)
  • Member of the Portuguese Association of Steel and Composite Construction (CMM)
  • Member of the Professional Association of Civil Engineers (OE-Portugal)
  • Member of the Portuguese Association of Applied, Theoretical and Computational Mechanics (APMTAC)
  • Member of the Portuguese Association of Structural Engineering (APEE)
  • Member of the Technical Committee 7 (TC7) of the European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) -"Cold-formed Steel Construction"
  • Member of Working Group 7.5 (Practical improvements of design guidelines) of ECCS (European Convention for Constructional Steelwork)
  • Member ofTechnical Committee 182 (Execution of Steel Structures), Instituto Português de Qualidade (IPQ)
  • Member of Working Group G10 for the Development, Normalization and Certification of Light Steel Construction
  • National representative in CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation) Comission TC135 (Execution of Steel Structures)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Portuguese Association of Steel and Composite Construction (CMM)
  • Vice-President of the Executive Committee of Instituto de Engenharia de Estruturas, Território e Construção (ICIST)
  • Secretary of the Executive Council of Institute for the Built Environment (IBE)