José Manuel Gonçalves

Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal

Name: JOSÉ MANUEL MONTEIRO GONÇALVES Date of birth: 1958; Nationality: Portuguese Institutional address: Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, 3040-316 Coimbra, Portugal Email: Academical degrees: PhD in Agronomic Engineering by the Institute of Agronomy of Technical University of Lisbon (UTL), in 1997; Master of Science in Hydraulics and Water Resources Management by the Technical Institute of UTL, in 1990. Present position: Adjunct Professor in the College of Agriculture of Coimbra Polytechnic Institute (IPC). Member of CEER Biosystems Engineering Research Center (UTL); Collaborator of CERNAS Natural Resources and Society Research Center (IPC); Board Member of Section I: Land and Water Engineering of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR). Main scientific area of research: Surface irrigation engineering, Applied decision support systems and irrigation modelling. Participation on Portuguese research projects: “Web-based irrigation models and services. Models integration”; 2010-2012; “ Sprinkler and microirrigation: evaluation, modelling and scheduling on Web”, 2003 – 2006; “Information technologies for water saving and pressurized irrigation improvement”, 2003-2006. Participation on international research projects: Cooperative Project Portugal-China “Modelling for Combating Desertification and Irrigation Water Saving”, from 2009; Cooperative Project Portugal-China “Water Saving Irrigation: Technologies and Management”, 2007-2009; Project “Rationalisation of Ras El Ain Irrigation System, Syria”, coordinated by CIHEAM/IAMBari and Cooperazione Italiana, 2005-2007; Project CIRMAN-ARAL - Crop irrigation management for combating irrigation induced desertification in the Aral Sea Basin (INCO-Copernicus programme), 2001-2005; Project YELLOWATSAVE - Policies for water savings in the Yellow River basin: a decision support system applied to Ningxia and Shandong (INCO-Copernicus programme), 1998 - 2002.

Biography Updated on 4 October 2012

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