Ana Paula Barbosa-Póvoa
Professor in Operations and Logistics
CEG-IST, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
Ana Barbosa-Póvoa is a Full Professor in Operations and Logistics, at the Engineering and Management Department of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon. She holds a PhD from the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine and her research focus is on developing a comprehensive understanding of complex problems in supply chains and operations management, supported by novel and sound engineering systems models and techniques. Sustainability, resilience, uncertainty and risk in the design and planning of supply chains are among the main research addressed domains. Ana has created and coordinates the research group in Operations Management and Logistics (OpLog) at the Centre for Management Studies of IST. Her research has led to several national and international awards having received recently the honour of being considered the best researcher in Industrial Management at the University of Lisbon. She is a member of the Computer Aided Process Engineering Working Party of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers and a founder member of the Euro Working Group in Sustainable Supply Chains of the European Association of Operational Research – where she is currently part of the coordination team. She is an editor of the Computers and Chemical Engineering Journal and a member of the severaç editorial boards namely the European Journal of Operational Research and the International Journal of Production Economics.