Rosa Miranda got her Engineering degree in Metallurgical Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Technical University in 1981 and her PhD degree at the same University in 1996. In 2009 got her Habilitation at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, at Nova University of Lisbon.

She is currently Associate Professor with Habilitation in Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Technology Group)

Sub-Director of UNIDEMI Research and Development Unit for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Head of the Manufacturing Technologies and Automation (MTA) Research Group at UNIDEMI

Director of the PhD program in Mechanical Engineering

Major previous positions:
Head of High Power Beams Laboratory at the Portuguese Welding and Quality Institute (Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade - ISQ), 1989-1995

Assessor of R&D Department at ISQ, 1995-1999
Invited Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department, Coimbra University, 1998-2000

Welding and Joining Technologies: Laser Welding, Friction Stir Welding, Processing and Surfacing
Materials: Welding Metallurgy, Materials Processing and Characterization.

- Metallurgical Engineer, Professional Association of Engineers, Senior Member.
- European Welding Engineer and International Welding Engineer. 

1st cycle
Casting and Welding Tecnologies
Mechanical Materials Behavior

2nd cycle
Advanced Manufacturing Processes

3rd cycle
Thermal Processing of Materials