Dr.F.Pacheco Torgal


University/Department:University of Minho
Brief introduction of research:

F.Pacheco-Torgal is a Principal Investigator at C-TAC Research Centre, University of Minho. Holds the Counsellor title of the Portuguese Engineers Association. Authored 300 publications, 110 in Scopus and 96 in Web of Science-WoS. His publications were viewed or downloaded so far almost 500.000 times and by 2025 it will reach more than one million times. Cited in more than 100 SCI journals including by Highly Cited authors (SCI h-index>60) in high impact factor journals. Has 22 publications cited in international patents. Overall citations received in ISI WoS journals-1544 (h-index=20), citations in Scopus journals -2191 (h-index=25) and citations in Scholar Google-4011 (h-index=33). Has a K-index WoS=37 and a K-index SCI=45. Citations prediction for the year 2025 (around 3.800 citations on WoS, 6.400 citations on Scopus and 11.500 citations on Scholar Google). Future h-index prediction for the year 2025 using Körding´s algorithm (WoS h-index=33, Scopus h-index=38). Grant assessor for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, the Australian Research Council, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, the United Arab Emirates University, the British Research Council, the American University of Sharjah, the Foundation for Polish Science and The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. Member of the editorial board of 7 international journals. Member of the scientific committee of 40 conferences, most of them in Asian countries. Academic advisor of Publons. Invited reviewer for 110 international journals for which he has already reviewed around 520 papers (83% ISI WoS journals). By 2025 he will have reviewed more than 1.000 papers. His review record places him at the Top 0.1% between almost 200.000 reviewers registered in Publons. Currently ranking 3th place between more than 17.000 registered Engineering reviewers. Lead Editor of 15 international books published by WoodHead Publishing, Elsevier and Springer (6 being on the Master Book List of Web of Science). Some of these books are available in the libraries of Harvard University, MIT and Stanford University and in all the libraries of the 10 most important Universities as per the Shanghai Ranking World Top 500 Universities.