Carlos Guedes Soares (Coordinator of PLENOSE CENTEC unit) is Professor and the President of the Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering at IST (CENTEC). He had his post-graduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Norwegian Institute of Technology. He has been involved in about 60 European projects, coordinating 6 of them, and has also co-ordinated about 15 national projects. He has published about 400 papers in international journals, and 600 papers in books and conferences, and is a member of several international organisations and of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. He has coordinated projects such as WAVEMOD, HIPOCAS, FREAK WAVES, SHIPREL, MARSTRUCT and SAFERELNET dealing with the design and safety of floating structures in extreme conditions. It was also technical coordinator of projects like REBASDO, SAFEOFFLOAD, WAVELOADS, HANDLING WAVES and EXTREME SEAS.
Professor Carlos Guedes Soares
Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC),
Instituto Superior Técnico – Universidade de Lisboa
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Telf. +351-218417607 or 218417957
Web page: http://www.centec.ist.utl.pt/en/