Our Team


Nuno Mendes is Auxiliar Researcher at the Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in
Structural Engineering (ISISE) of the University of Minho, Portugal. He received his degree in
Civil Engineering at the University of Minho in 2006 and his PhD in Civil Engineering, also at the
University of Minho, in 2012, on the seismic behaviour of existing masonry buildings. He is
lecturer in the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical
Constructions (SAHC, University of Minho).
His research interests and activity are mainly related to seismic behaviour, inspection,
diagnosis, non-destructive testing, advanced numerical modelling, dynamic tests, innovative
strengthening techniques and monitoring of masonry buildings. He has participated in several
research and consulting projects on historical constructions, including more than 30