Ângelo Teixeira is an Assistant Professor in Marine Structures at the Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering at IST since 2004. After graduating in Naval Architecture from Instituto Superior Técnico, he went on to conclude his Masters degree from Glasgow University, and has concluded his PhD thesis on Risk Analysis and Reliability of Ship Structures at IST on May 2007. He has published more than70 scientific papers. He has worked on various aspects related with risk assessment of various concepts and is now looking at the risk of projects of offshore floating energy devices.