Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal.
J. BERNARDINO LOPES holds a graduate degree in Physics, a PhD in Physics Education and an Aggregation in Physics Education. He is an Associate Professor and Director of doctoral program Science and Technology Education Research at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD, Portugal) and a researcher at the Research Centre “Didactics and Technology in Education of Trainers”. He has been invited to be the editor of several scientific journals and refereed JCR journals. His present research interests involve STEM Education Research.