Paulo Freitas


Short Bio

Paulo Freitas is a researcher of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria since September of 2017.

He has a degree in Automotive Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Porto – School of Engineering (ISEP) and he is finishing a Master degree in Automotive Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria. His main research interests are: Computer Modelling and Simulation, Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering, Mechanics and Thermodynamics.

Recent Publications

  • P. Freitas, C. Santos, P. Carreira, A. Mateus. “High efficiency cooling and heating channels for injection moulding”, International Conference on Direct Digital Manufacturing and Polymers ICDDMAP of 15th to 18th of May 2017 Marinha Grande, Portugal. This work was supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) through the following project: UID/Multi/04044/2013. In addition, the authors acknowledge the funding from the project Coolgrafeno, copromoção n. 17883 from the Portuguese National Innovation Agency.


  • waterSHAPE - Shape Adaptative Projetfile for High Performance Water Assisted Injection Moulding Process (co-promoção nº 3383), funded by the European Union through the COMPETE2020, FEDER.