João Crespo will be the next Dean of ITQB NOVA. Elected on 17 March for the mandate 2023-2027, João Crespo is Full Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at FCT NOVA. He was Vice-Rector of Research and Innovation at NOVA University Lisbon from 2010 to 2017.
He has a vast curriculum of research and science management notably as Vice-President of the Foundation for Science and Technology (2002 - 2005), and Academic Dean (President of the Scientific Council) of FCT NOVA (2006-2009). He also coordinated the PhD Program in Bioengineering at MIT Portugal, and was the institutional leader at FCT NOVA of 21 research projects funded by the European Commission.
The new Dean will take office after homologation of the election by the Rector of NOVA University Lisbon.