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Paulo Ferrao awarded IST Distinguished Professor 2021 12-05-2021


Paulo Ferrão, Professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department of IST and president of IN+, was awarded with the title of IST Distinguished Professor 2021.The jury was composed by Professors José Tribolet (retired IST professor), Francisco Veloso (dean of Imperial College Business School), Rodrigo Rodrigues (president of CC-IST) and Teresa Pena (president of CP-IST), chaired by Rogério Colaço (president of IST). 
Of the reasons for the award I highlight two, among many others throughout a vast career of dedication to IST - stated the president of IST - the pioneering impact of his research in the area of Life Cycle Analysis, with the publication in 1998 of the book "Introduction to Environmental Management: Life Cycle Analysis" and his pioneering activity in the area of Urban Metabolism.