JORGE FREIRE DE SOUSA got a degree in Electrical Engineering from UP (1978), a MSc. in Operations Research from the Technical University of Lisbon (1989) and a PhD. in Engineering Science from UP (1996). He has been Member of the Board of STCP, the Public Transport Company of Porto (1998-2002 and 2006-2012). He has been Head of the Industrial Engineering and Management Unit at FEUP (1997-98 and 2003-05), where he also teaches. He is a research member of CEGI, a research unit of the INESC-TEC LA.
His main research interests are: Operations Management in Transportation, Decision Support Systems, Applications of Operational Research.