- Alexandre B. Gonçalves
Alexandre B. Gonçalves is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa (UL), Portugal. He has a PhD in Territorial Engineering (IST, 2007). He teaches and supervises Geographic Information Systems at IST.
His scientific activity includes research in the areas of spatial analysis, spatial optimization and risk modeling. In the first area he has conducted research on path optimization modeling, proposing a novel model for the location of paths with more than one cell in width, and also facility location problems. He is also interested in applications of spatial analysis in various fields, ranging from the historical analysis of constructions to the spatial analysis of artworks for documentation in conservation-restoration of cultural heritage, and to the modeling of pedestrian-related environment for walkability assessment. In the area of risk modeling he has worked in the assessment of risks related to several natural phenomena.
He is author/co-author of 13 articles published in international peer- reviewed journals (ISI and SCOPUS-indexed), >30 oral presentations in national and international meetings and 8 poster presentations in international meetings, and participated in 7 national and 4 international research projects, 3 of which in the area of e-learning content development.