João Manuel Vilas Boas da Silva
217650435 (Ext. 220939)
Gabinete D4.03
Cacifo 032AA
Resumo CV

Research skills in Industrial and Services Engineering focusing on the strategic alignment of operations systems, by designing organisational change programes that are adequate. Methodological concerns that favour qualitative methods and Soft Systems Engineering applied to complex organisational problems. Broad professional experience ranging from engineering functions (Ferro Portugal), logistics management (Renault Portuguesa), consultancy in deployment of information systems (Grupo Violas; Ford of Europe - Southampton Plant), Managing Director (Agiltec), founding and developing its own business to teaching and researching in the university, all together for more than 30 years.

Qualificações Académicas
Universidade/Instituição Tipo Curso Período
Cranfield University (UK)
Doutoramento Manufacturing Systems Engineering 2002
Cranfield University (UK)
Mestrado Manufacturing Systems Engineering 1991
Instituto Superior Técnico - UTL
Licenciatura Engenharia Mecânica 1986
Áreas de Investigação
Organisational structuring, Business Process Redesign
Structuring and design of manufacturing systems, lean production
Competitive and sustainable operations & supply management
Virtual organisations
Enterprise systems, ERPs, MRPs,...
Innovation and change programmes
Product service-systems, Servitization
Strategy: manufacturing, IS/IT, corporate
Research methodologies, Soft Systems Methodology