University of Minho, Portugal

Prof. Raul Fangueiro is currently professor and senior researcher in the School of Engineering – Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Minho, Portugal.

He is leading a research group with expertise on advanced materials (nano, smart, composites) and structures (3D, auxetic, multiscale), with more than 40 researchers. He is the mentor and the coordinator of the FIBRENAMICS International Platform ( including 300 partners developing promotion, dissemination, technology transfer and research activities on fiber-based advanced materials.

He has more than 170 published papers in international reputed scientific journals, 420 conference publications, 36 books and 35 patents. He is the scientific coordinator of several national and international research projects on advanced fibrous and composite materials, manly for defense, building, automotive, and aeronautics.

He is an active member of several working groups of the European Defense Agency and NATO in the field of advanced materials for defense. He is the general chair of the conferences ICNF – International Conference of Natural Fibers and AUXDEFENSE – World Conference on Advanced Materials for Defense.

Professor and Senior Researcher
Department of Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering
University of Minho

Campus de Azurém
4800-058 Guimarães PORTUGAL

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