J. Paulo Davim

J. Paulo Davim (https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5659-3111) received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) by IET-London. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He also has an interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students, as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisor for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 120 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 52+/9000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 57+/11000+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 73+/17000+).

Publications

Optimization of Process Parameters Using Taguchi Coupled Genetic Algorithm: Machining in CNC Lathe
Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim, Kaushik Kumar. © 2017. 27 pages.
In the era of mass manufacturing, Material removal rate and Surface Roughness are of primary concern even in manufacturing using contemporary CNC machines. In this work, L27...
Computational Materials Design: Different Concepts and Aspects
Shubhabrata Datta, Bishnupada Roy, J. Paulo Davim. © 2016. 12 pages.
The chapter primarily deals with brief description of different methods of materials modeling which utilizes the scientific theories in different length scales. It also gives an...
Estimation of Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Epoxy-Based Green Composites
Supriyo Roy, Sumit Bhowmik, J. Paulo Davim, Kaushik Kumar. © 2016. 29 pages.
Composites based on natural fibre reinforcement have generated wide research and engineering interest in the last few decades due to their small density, high specific strength...
Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management
M. A. Shah, M. A. Bhat, J. Paulo Davim. © 2015. 478 pages.
As nanoscale research continues to advance, scientists and engineers are developing new applications for many different disciplines, including environmental remediation and...
Thermal Sprayed Coatings and their Tribological Performances
Manish Roy, J. Paulo Davim. © 2015. 420 pages.
Thermal spraying is a dynamic process and a rapidly changing field which is used in a variety of industries to solve a number of challenging problems including performance...
Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials
Rajnesh Tyagi, J. Paulo Davim. © 2015. 464 pages.
An understanding of friction and wear behavior of materials is crucial in order to improve their performance and durability. New research is providing the opportunity to solve...
Research Developments in Wood Engineering and Technology
Alfredo Aguilera, J. Paulo Davim. © 2014. 410 pages.
Wood material has acquired great importance due to its short supply and increasing environmental awareness amongst users and manufacturers. However, its use as an engineering...
Surface Engineering Techniques and Applications: Research Advancements
Loredana Santo, J. Paulo Davim. © 2014. 347 pages.
Surface engineering includes many facets of materials science that help regulate the function, quality, and safety of products such as automotive, textile, and electronic...
Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials
Mohamed Bououdina, J. Paulo Davim. © 2014. 617 pages.
The burgeoning field of nanotechnology has led to many recent technological innovations and discoveries. Understanding the impact of these technologies on business, science, and...
Dynamic Methods and Process Advancements in Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Materials Engineering
J. Paulo Davim. © 2013. 396 pages.
Engineering and design are often a necessary steps for an industry to become effective. Industry modeling can help to bridge the communication gap among engineers and system...
Engineering Creative Design in Robotics and Mechatronics
Maki K. Habib, J. Paulo Davim. © 2013. 366 pages.
While technologies continue to advance in different directions, there still holds a constant evolution of interdisciplinary development. Robotics and mechatronics is a successful...
Computational Methods for Optimizing Manufacturing Technology: Models and Techniques
J. Paulo Davim. © 2012. 395 pages.
As manufacturing technology and its applications become more complex and beyond the scope of conventional approaches, there has been considerable interest in developing...