Paulo Bartolo is Professor of Advanced Manufacturing and Head of the Manufacturing Group and Innovative Manufacturing Theme at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester. He is the University’s Industry 4.0 Academic Lead, and sits on Management Board of the EPSRC & MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative Medicine and the Steering Committee of the Nanotechnology in Medicine Network.
He authored more than 600 publications in journal papers, book chapters and conference proceedings, co-edited 18 books and holds 14 patents, is the Founding Editor of the Virtual and Physical Prototyping Journal (Taylor & Francis) and Editor-in-Chief of the Biomanufacturing Reviews (Springer).
Paulo is a Fellow of the International Academy of Production Engineering and chairs their Scientific Technical Committee on Electro-Physical and Chemical Processes. He is also advisor to the European Research Council, the Italian Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes, the Dutch Arthritis Association Reumafonds, the Flanders Research Foundation and Strategic Initiative Materials (Belgium), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Swiss National Science Foundation, the South Africa Science Foundation (South Africa), the Brazilian Institute of Biofabrication, as well as the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology Agency for Innovation – receiving a commendation and pubic recognition from the Portuguese Government for his outstanding work advising them in the area of research and innovation.