Manuel Gameiro da Silva is a Full Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra. Scholar and Coordinator of the Sustainable Cities Area of the MIT-Portugal Program.

Invited Professor ENTPE –University of Lyon, France, since 2010. Invited Professor at METU-NCC, in the academic year 2013-2014, Invited Professor at KTH, Stockolm, Sweden and Université Polytéchnique Mohamed VI, Ben Gueri, Marocco, since 2020.

Coordinator of the Sustainable Energy Thematic Line of LAETA. LAETA stands for Associated Laboratory of Energy, Transports and Aeronautics. It is a R&D laboratory with more than 250 senior investigators from the Universities of, Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra and Beira Interior.

Coordinator of the Energy for Sustainability Initiative of the University of Coimbra (www.uc.pt/efs).

Director of ADAI, a non-profitable research association connected to the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Coimbra. Has launched in 1994 the Measurement and Testing Laboratory of ADAI, which is accredited by the Portuguese Institute of Accreditation since 1996.

Vice-President of Rehva and Chair of the Education Committee of Rehva (www.rehva.eu)

Performed research in indoor environmental quality, energy efficiency and sustainability, vehicle testing and aerodynamics,. Principal investigator and coordinator of more than 30 research projects sponsored by international, national and private organizations.

Author and co-author of more than 300 publications, including books, scientific papers, book chapters, conference papers and technical reports.
Reviewer of research proposals (H2020 and FP7 of European Union, Portuguese Innovation Agency, Flanders Science Agency, Ministry of Science of Italy, Science Agency of the Netherlands, Polish Science Agency, Romanian Science Agency) and of scientific papers submitted for publication in international journals and conferences.

Counselor member of Ordem dos Engenheiros (Portuguese Association of Engineers) and REHVA Fellow.