José Vieira, full professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, was admitted as an Associate Member of the Pan American Academy of Engineering. This decision was taken on December 2, at the annual meeting of this Academy.
The Pan American Academy of Engineering (API), founded in Panama City in 2000, is dedicated to recognizing excellence among engineers and professionals by providing a means to give expert testimony on matters of public interest to governments, institutions, and professional associations.
About a year ago, on November 23rd, José Vieira won the election for President Elect of the World Federation of Engineering Professional Associations (WFEO), an event that took place in Melbourne, Australia, during the Federation’s General Assembly. The EEUM professor was presented by the Order of Engineers to this election.
José Vieira is also President of the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI), Member of the Executive Council of the WFEO, and was National Vice President of the Order of Engineers, and is currently a member of its Representative Assembly.