Licenciatura in Architecture, Technology University Lisbon, 1993. Master of Science in Environmental Design and Engineering, University London, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001.
Assistant professor India Standard Time, Technology University Lisbon, 2002—2008, head architecture section, 2006—2008, member senate, 2006—2008. Co-founder and president Soft Energies - Sustainable Building Technologies, since 2003, International Forum Applied Artificial Intelligence, Lisbon, since 2003. Co-founder and vice president Institute Humane Studies and Intelligent Science, since 2004.
Founder and director Laboratory Bioclimatic Architecture, Technology University Lisbon, 2004—2008. Independent expert European Commission, Brussels, since 2007. Associate professor Faculty Architecture, Technology University Lisbon, since 2008, science coordinator Doctor of Philosophy program building technical, since 2009.
Researcher Center Built Environment, University California, Berkeley, 1996—1998, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998—2000, visiting scholar, Massachusetts, 2008. Guest scientist Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, 1997—1998. Member European Group Intelligent Computing Engineering EG-ICE, since 2005.
Member coordinating commission, Department Civil Engineering and Architecture Technology University Lisbon, 2006—2008. Member sustainable energy group Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Portugal Program, since 2006.
Member external consulting commission School Architecture, University Minho, Guimarães, since 2007. Research advisor field energy efficient architecture Pontificia University Catolica de Chile, Santiago, 1996. Co-creator, project antartida building blue ice fields Institute Chileno Antartico, 1998.
Director Massachusetts Institute of Technology Club Portugal, Lisbon, 2006. Director, library department civil engineering and architecture Technology University Lisbon, 2003—2005. Member of Bartlett Architectural Association, Architects Association, Williams Club, University College London Alumni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Club Portugal (director since 2006), Portuguese Graduate Students Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni, Fulbright Alumni.
Married Manuel Duarte de Oliveira. 1 child Eleonor.