2004-2010: PhD Thesis in Civil Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico with the
thesis entitled: " Modelling and prediction of the dynamic behaviour of railway infrastructures at very high speeds"
2002-2003: Postgraduate Diploma in Railway Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of the Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon
1999/2001: Master of Sciences (MSc) in Structural Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) of the Technical University of Lisbon
Thesis entitled: "Output-only Modal Testing and Identification - Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of the Building Nº 4 of the Hospital de Santa Maria "
1993/1998: Graduated in Civil Engineering (5years) at the IST of the Technical University of Lisbon