CRISTINA MATOS SILVA
Assistant Professor, Co-Founder
Cristina Matos Silva is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. Her research interests focus on green roofs and living walls, namely on their economic evaluation, thermal and acoustic performance and maintenance planning in a Mediterranean climate. Her work also evaluates the efficiency of rainwater harvesting systems, at both urban and building scale and when combined with green roof solutions. She is a of founding member of the Portuguese Green Roof Association, included in the European Federation of Green Roof Associations, and a member the Portuguese Technical Committees for green roofing and rainwater harvesting systems in buildings.
CARLOS OLIVEIRA CRUZ
Assistant Professor, Co-Founder
Carlos Oliveira Cruz is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. He has been developing work in the areas of economics of construction and infrastructures, life cycle costs modelling and infrastructures long term management models. His research interests also focus on public-private partnerships, concessions and contracts, real state economics, economic and financial analysis of construction projects, economic engineering of infrastructure and transportation projects and public procurement in engineering projects.
VITOR FARIA E SOUSA
Vitor Faria e Sousa is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. His domain activities are project management, risk management and physical assets management. His present research interests focus on degradation models, life cycle costs, cost functions and time-cost relationships and Monte Carlo simulation.
Ines Flores-Colen is an Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her domain activities are construction technology, pathology and maintenance and rehabilitation of constructions. Her present research interests focus on performance of products, systems and buildings, innovative and sustainable mortars, nanotechnology, inspection and in situ testing, pathology and in-service diagnosis, rehabilitation and maintenance and facility management.
PATRICIA FERREIRA DINIS
Patricia Ferreira Dinis is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon, teaching courses of Transportation and Transportation Infrastructures. She has been participating as a researcher in several rail related international research projects, and has worked as a consultant for different railway institutions and administrations. Her research interests focus mainly on railway engineering, transport infrastructure design, optimization of railway systems (track maintenance, LCC) and urban rail infrastructures (interfaces and corridors).
ANA FONSECA GALVAO
Ana Fonseca Galvao is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her domain activities are water quality and pollution control, sustainable sanitation solutions for small agglomerations and nature based solutions. Her present research interests focus on modelling constructed wetlands, performance of green walls for greywater treatment and performance indicators for stormwater systems.
MARIA DA GLORIA GOMES
Maria da Gloria Gomes is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her domain activity is building physics. Her present research interest focus on laboratory and in-situ evaluation of thermophysical properties of construction materials, field monitoring and modelling of the thermal performance of building components and construction systems, building energy simulation, wind action and natural ventilation of buildings and in-service inspections with non-destructive testing methods.
Maria Manso is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her domain activities are sustainable architecture and systems design. Her present research interests focus on modelling the costs and benefits of green roofs and green walls. She was involved in the creation of a sustainable patented system for green walls and green roofs that won 2 innovation international prizes.
INÊS DO NASCIMENTO TEOTÓNIO
Inês do Nascimento Teotónio is a PhD student at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. Her present research interests focus on sustainability of infrastructures and built heritage, socio-economic feasibility of green infrastructures concerning variable dimensions, quantification of green infrastructures costs and benefits and multi-criteria approach in cost-benefit analysis of green infrastructures.
Tiago Liberalesso is a PhD student at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. His present research interests focus on environmental engineering, green roof substrate composition influence on stormwater retention, green infrastructure policies and incentives, and users' perception on the application of green roofs and walls.
ALISSANDRA PESSOA ALMEIDA
Alissandra Pessoa Almeida is a PhD student at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her current research interests focus on analyzing the performance of university buildings, more specifically the costs associated with water and energy consumption and building maintenance.
MARIA ANA BENOLIEL
Maria Ana Benoliel is a Researcher at Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon. Her present research interest focus on environmental benefits of green roof infrastructures and impacts of installing green roofs and walls in transport infrastructures.