Ricardo Gomes has a PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems within the MIT Portugal - IST program (finished in 2019). He is also graduated on Environmental Engineering by the Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 2006.
Nowadays, Ricardo works as post-doctoral researcher at IN+, Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, at Instituto Superior Técnico, developing his work on the C-TECH project.
Ricardo participated on several research programs, such as Suscity or Sharing Cities, being his research areas: building energy simulation, building retrofit, fuel poverty and thermal comfort. From his work experience it can be highlighted his work on environmental auditing and building energy certification on both public and private sector and also on non-governmental organizations.