Agostinho da Silva
PhD Researcher
Agostinho da Silva has been the co-founder and managing director of CEI-Zipor Engineering Group (www.ceigroup.net) since 1995. As core-business, the CEI-Zipor group of companies develop and manufactures advanced industrial technologies for mineral resources, aeronautics, footwear, and automotive, among other sectors, and exports to Germany, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Portugal, Netherlands, Qatar among others. He has a PhD in Management (Industry 4.0 Improving) from Evora University; Advanced Studies (PhD) in Operations Management and Logistics from ISCTE (Supply Chains 4.0); Advanced Studies (PhD) in Industrial Management from FEUP (Industry 4.0); MSc degree in Naval Engineering from Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique; MSc degree in Strategy and International Investment from Instituto Superior de Gestão. He is attending a Master's Degree in Cyber-Security and Forensic Computing at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria; Degree in Naval Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. He is coordinator and researcher in 27 National and European R&D Projects, involving 29 research centres over a hundred national and foreign companies and over four hundred researchers.

PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management, Industry 4.0 and Service Innovation, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2021.