José António Sarsfield Cabral
Degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from FEUP. Until 1984 he worked in the private sector in Production Management and Quality. He was Director of the Programme in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management at FEUP until July 2003. He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management at FEUP and Vice Rector of the University of Porto. His teaching, research and consulting activities are mainly in Quality Management and Applied Statistics. He is a member of the American Society for Quality and was Vice-President of the Portuguese Quality Association.