Jorge Manuel Teixeira de Azevedosofias
Natural of Vila Real (1957). Graduated in Animal Production in 1981; PhD in Zootechnical Engineering by the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD) in 1994. Now he is Full Professor in the Animal Science Department at UTAD and member of the Animal and Veterinary Research Centre (CECAV). He was responsible for or participated in several projects, mainly in the area of sheep and goat production. Actually (since 2016) he is working in the Project Animal Production - Introduction of Mediterranean legume grains for animal feeding included in ISAC - Innovation for Sustainable Agro-Food Chains. The main areas of research interest are related to carcass evaluation and sheep and goat production. He is co-author of 22 books or editions, 7 book chapters, 35 papers in periodicals with scientific refereeing, 77 papers in periodicals without scientific refereeing and 195 conference proceedings. He is referee of several Journals of Animal Science. He supervised 7 PhD, 4 MSc and 64 graduate students.