Conselho Científico

Este Conselho é responsável pela orientação e acompanhamento científico do ICLab.

  ALBINO LOPES (Portugal)

Albino Lopes is Professor and Phd Coordinator at Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas – ISCSP in Lisbon. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Psychology at Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. He has been invited as a conference key note speaker in the area of the human resources management. He lectures in leadership, organisational behaviour and human resources. He is expert in advanced training courses for executives. He is author of a number of books and has published many articles in refereed Journals and in refereed international conferences in the field of human resources and organisational behaviour. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of several academic journals. He has supervised and examined several PhD theses and master dissertations. He has extensive experience as a consultant both in private and in public companies. In recent years, his research has been focused on studying the importance of managing intellectual capital as a driver of organisational innovation.
Florinda Matos is PhD in Social Sciences, Organizational Behavior Studies by Technical University of Lisbon. She has a master's degree in business sciences by ISCTE - IUL Business School, an Engineer's degree, in Agricultural Engineering and a Licentiate degree in Management of Agricultural Business by Polytechnic Institute of Santarém.
She teaches several disciplines in graduate and post-graduate courses (marketing, intellectual capital, knowledge management, innovation, entrepreneurship, reward systems, human capital management) and she is a business consultant. Her main research interests are: Knowledge Management, Intellectual Capital, Measuring of Intangibles, Marketing Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Currently, she is ICAA’s (Intellectual Capital Accreditation Association) president and she is leading the ICLab® – Research Center in Intellectual Capital. She is a member of the Research Centre Dinâmia - CET – ISCTE – IUL and of the Research Centre for History and Science, Prof. Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão, Portugal.
She is member of the scientific committee of several international conferences, where she has participated as a track chair.
She has more than 30 published academic articles, papers, book chapters and scientific specialized journals, related to knowledge management, intellectual capital and innovation. She has also been an active participant in the press, where she has published more than 200 articles of opinion on issues of economic and social actuality.


Valter Vairinhos is a retired Portuguese Navy officer where he served as a naval engineer between 1964 and 2009. He got his Naval Engineer Degree from Portuguese Naval School, an Applied Mathematics Degree (Licenciatura), and a Master´s degree in Statistics and Operations Research from Faculdade de Ciencias, Lisbon Classic University and a Doctoral Degree – in Multivariate Data Analysis - from the Statistics Department, Salamanca University.
Currently he shares his investigation activity between ICAA- Santarem- and the Departamento de Estatística, Salamanca University.
His  main investigative interests are related with graph data mining and automatic synthesis of results from multivariate data analysis, being the author of a methodology, based in intersection graphs, to generate automatic synthetic descriptions of results from multivariate data analysis and its implementation through a software (BiplotsPMD) where those ideas are put to use.