Jorge de Brito is a Civil Engineering (1982), Master in Structural Engineering (1987) and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (1993), all at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, where he has been a Full Professor in Civil Engineering since 2005.
Since he started his University career in 1985, he has given courses on Mechanics, Concrete and Construction Technology and Pathology. He was for a 15-year period a structural designer, mostly in buildings and bridges.
Besides being a Fellow of the Portuguese Chartered Engineers Institution and other national professional associations, he has been a member of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, the Fédération Internationale du Béton, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (full member of working groups W80, W86 and W115) and International Association for Bridge Management and Safety.
His present research fields are recycled aggregates in concrete and mortars production, buildings and bridges management systems, service life prediction and life cycle assessment. His international publication record includes 150+ papers in journals from the ISI Web of Knowledge system, a similar number of papers in conferences, 15 book chapters and 2 books. He has been a reviewer for around 100 international journals and belongs to the Editorial Board of international journals.