Pedro Arezes, Full Professor at the Department of Production and Systems (DPS) was today elected as Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Minho. For the period 2019/22, Arezes announced as Vice Deans professors Maribel Yasmina Santos, Estela Bicho Erlhagen and António Vicente. The official ceremony was presided over by the Rector of UMinho, Rui Vieira de Castro.
PhD in Production and Systems Engineering and Aggregate in Industrial Engineering at the University of Minho. He began his teaching activity at the School of Engineering in 1994, as a monitor, and since 2013 is Professor of Human Engineering at the Department of Production and Systems, where he has taught several curricular units within the scope of Industrial Safety, Ergonomics and Human Factors. He is a member of the Algoritmi Research Center and, since 2014, visiting fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard School of Public Health at Harvard University. Since 2016, he is National Director of the MIT Portugal Program.