Research Center
for Natural Resources,
Envioronment and Society

Paulo Alexandre Justo Fernandez

Paulo Alexandre Justo Fernandez
He has a PhD in Territorial and Environmental Engineering from the University of Évora (UÉ), a Master's degree in Geographic Information Systems from the Instituto Superior Técnico and a degree in Biophysical Engineering (UÉ). He joined the IPCB in 2000. He was the Coordinator of the Degree in Civil Protection Engineering between 2018-2023. He was Vice-Chairman of the Council of Representatives of the IPCB School of Agriculture between 2019-2023. He is a member of the General Council of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco. He is also a collaborating member of MED - Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development e no Laboratório Associado CHANGE - Global Change and Sustainability Institute. He is the author of several articles, book chapters, and scientific books in the areas of geographic information technologies, natural risk assessment and management, climate change, spatial decision support systems, ecological modeling, and ecosystem services. He is a Senior Member of the Order of Engineers and a Specialist in Geographic Information Systems by the Order of Engineers. He has been Director of ESACB since May 2023.