Engineer, mathematician and university teacher
Born in Porto, Paulo Ferreira was the son of Luís José Ferreira.
He was ordinary teacher of the Drawing course at this Faculty, appointed by decree of 3 July 1912, and took up office on 15 August of the same year. He became Full Professor of Drawing and chaired the disciplines of Rigorous Drawing, Machinery and Topographical Drawing. He was also a member of the Department of Mathematics of FCUP and the 3rd Director of the Faculty of Sciences, between 1919 and 1921 (appointed on 8 October 1919). He was temporarily replaced by Professor Ferreira da Silva.
He died at his home in Avenida Brasil, on 18 June 1936. The funeral took place in Prado do Repouso Cemetery.
(Universidade Digital / Gestão de Informação, 2012)