Degree in mining engineering (2003) and MSc. In Georesources – Geotechnics (2006), both from IST Technical University of Lisbon. PhD. In Earth Resources (2014) with the the dissertation entitled “The Use of Acoustic Emissions and Microseismic Activity for Support of Geotechnical Projects Involving Rock Masses” at Técnico Lisboa - ULisboa. Professional experience in consultancy (2002 - 2016) in mining engineering, geotechnics and in other insurance related areas. His present main research interests are related with the areas of rock and soil mechanics, environmental geotechnics and rock physics. Assistant professor at Técnico Lisboa - ULisboa.