Amadeu Duarte da Silva Borges

Pro-Rector for the Patrimony and Sustainability Area

Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering, School of Science and Technology.

Natural from Peso da Régua, Portugal, born in 1971. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD). Master in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minho. Doctor in Engineering Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.

 ♦ UTAD | Lecturer of several courses of the Bachelor and Master in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Bioengineering, Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Supervisor of several work projects (pre-Bologna) and master thesis of the Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering.
 Director of the Bachelor and Master in Mechanical Engineering since 2009. Between 2007 and 2009, was deputy coordinator of the degree in Energy Engineering and Master in Energy Management.

 Joined, as Director of the cycle of studies, the working groups and reception and escort of the Evaluation Committee of the Engineering Order to award the Master in Mechanical Engineering with the EUR-ACE label (2011).
 Focal Point of UTAD in the European Universities involved in R&D, in the area of Energy and Energy Technology platform - "European Energy Research Alliance" (EERA).
 Local Management of Energy and Carbon of UTAD, since 2013.

 ♦ I&D | Joined 5 funded projects in R&D in the area of renewable energy sources, particularly in energy harnessing of biomass resources and biogas production, and incorporated several projects as a consultant and responsible for the renewable energies and energy efficiency sector. Responsible for Characterization Study of the Public Lighting of Douro Urban Axis, promoted by Douro Alliance.
In collaboration with the Energy Agency AMVDN, joined the planning application team and their suitable action plan, in the field of "Promotion and Development of Territorial Network of Energy Agencies", for the creation of "Regional Energy Agency of the Douro – AREDOURO”. Also responsible for the Characterization of the energy potential of Trás-os-Montes region within the Promotion Network and Efficiency in Electric Energy Consumption (RePECEE).