Name: Dr. Paulo Jorge da Silva Bartolo
Educational Qualification: M.Sc. Ph.D.
Designation: Professor at University of Manchester, UK
Department: Advanced Manufacturing at the School of Mechanical
University: University of Reading
Research Interests: Biomedical devices, Bio-manufacturing, Tissue engineering,
Biography: Paulo Bartolo is Chair Professor on Advanced Manufacturing at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE), University of Manchester (UK), Visiting Professor at Nanyang University (Singapore), Visiting Professor at the Institute of Technology in Bandung (Indonesia), Professor of Biomaterials (Cathedra UNESCO) at the University of Habana (Cuba), Collaborator Professor of the Advanced Manufacturing Group at the Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico) and CIAUD (The Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design) a Centre of Excellence of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology based at the University of Lisbon (Portugal). At the School of MACE, he is the Head of the Manufacturing Group, the Head of the Innovative Manufacturing Research Theme, Director of the Manchester Biomanufacturing Centre, member of the Senior Leadership Team Committee, School Board Promotion Committee and Equality and Diversity Committee, and Group Output Champion. Awards: Commendation and public recognition from the Portuguese Government, published in the Portuguese Government’s Law Journal (Diário da Republica), for the outstanding work as advisor of the Government in the area of Research and Innovation; Commendation from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, published in the Portuguese Government Journal (Diário da Republica), for the outstanding work carried out (2014); Council award Afonso Lopes Vieira in the area of Innovation, Leiria Town Council, Portugal (2009).