Carlos Conceição António finished the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1995. He obtained the “Habilitation” as Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 2005 from University of Porto where is a Full Professor and coordinator of Mathematics group of Mechanical Engineering Department of Faculty of Engineering. He is a member of Research Unit LAETA - Associated Laboratory for Energy, Transports and Aeronautics (INEGI) and coordinator of the numerical methods group. He has published four books, around 100 SCI/SCOPUS-indexed papers in international peer- reviewed journals and 260 papers/oral presentations in international congresses. His current research interests include Process Simulation, Composite Structures, Bioengineering, Reliability-based-Design, Optimal Design, Evolutionary Algorithms and Artificial Neural Networks.