Department of Mechanical Engineering, ISEP – School of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal.
Francisco J. G. Silva obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Porto (Portugal). He taught in higher education since 1995. He is currently the Director of Master’s Degree Program in Mechanical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto (Portugal). He has more than 120 papers published in peer-reviewed journals. He has acted as Guest Editor of many journals and has been a Reviewer for several reputable scientific journals such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor and Francis and Sage.