Paulo José Brandão Barbosa Lourenço


Paulo José Brandão Barbosa Lourenço
TL5 Coordinator

Professor at the Dep of Civil Engrg, Univ of Minho and Head of ISISE. Experienced in the fields of non-destructive testing, advanced experimental and numerical techniques, innovative repair and strengthening techniques, and earthquake engineering. Specialist in structural conservation and forensic engineering, with work on 100+ monuments including 17 UNESCO World Heritage. Leader of the revision of the European masonry code (EN 1996-1-1). Coordinator of the MSc on Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, with alumni from 70+ countries and Europa Nostra Award. Editor of the Int J of Architectural Heritage. Supervised 50+ PhD theses and coordinate multiple research projects. Just awarded an Advanced ERC Grant of 3.0 M€ to develop an integrated seismic assessment approach for heritage buildings. Coordinator of a just awarded innovative training network on sustainable building lime applications via circular economy and biomimetic approaches with 15 PhD students.

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