Paulo is graduated in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Minho in 2002 (5-year degree). He completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2008 at the University of Minho.
His research activities are developed under the Industrial Engineering and Management Research Line of the ALGORITMI Research Centre. He is the Coordinator of the Research Group on Quality and Organizational Excellence.
He has co-authored or authored more than 200 publications, 160 of them ISI/Scopus indexed papers.