Victor Neto is a researcher and teacher developing work on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, specially involving nano-materials and nano-fabrication techniques, thermoplastics injection molding, and eco-design and eco-efficiency.
His main professional activity is at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Aveiro (Portugal), where he has an invited assistant professor position. He has also a coordination professor position at the Instituto Superior Dom Diniz (Marinha Grande, Portugal).
He is vice-coordinator of the University of Aveiro's Molds and Plastic Technology Platform, vice-director of the Centre for Mechanical Technology and Automation (TEMA) research unit, researcher of the Science and Engineering Education (SEE) Group, researcher of the NanoEngineering Research Group and member of a number of scientific organizations. He is also involved in consultancy and project management in the scope of advanced manufacturing technologies.
He has +50 papers published in international refereed journals, and +50 conferences communications. He has been involved in several research projects, on the management of scientific events; and on science dissemination activities.
Victor Neto has a BSc degree in Physics Engineering (2001); MSc in Applied Physics (2004), a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2008) and a MSc in Management (2012).
Expertise: additive manufacturing; business models; circular economy; decision making; eco-design and eco-efficiency; industry 4.0; manufacturing processes; nanotechnology; nanotechnology usability; product development; teaching methodologies; thermoplastics injection molding; university-business cooperation.
Interests: learning; new nano-based product development; technology dissemination and awareness creation.
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