João Vitorino


Short Bio

João Vitorino is a researcher at Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria since August, 2017. He has a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Coimbra.
João Vitorino has 2 years of industrial experience. His main research interests are: Computer modelling and simulation, manufacturing technologies and advanced mechanics and materials.

Recent Publications

  • J. Vitorino, E. Ribeiro, R. Silva, C. Santos, P. Carreira, G. Mitchell and A. Mateus (2017), “Industry 4.0 – Digital Twin applied to Direct Digital Manufacturing”, International Conference on Direct Digital Manufacturing and Polymers (ICDDMAP 2017), Marinha Grande, Portugal, 15th to 18th of May 2017. This research work was supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) through the project UID/Multi/04044/2013.


  • Additive.MILLING - Add Milling to Additive Manufacturing, is a project in co-promotion with the molds industry, the GLNMOLDS, the CDRsp (Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development) of Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and the research centers CEMUC and CMUC of University of Coimbra. Co-funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund), in the scope of the Program Portugal 2020, through COMPETE 2020 (Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização).