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José Rui de Matos Figueira

Full Professor

Instituto Superior Técnico


Professor José Rui Figueira is currently a Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico – IST, with previous lecturing experiences at University of Evora, University of Coimbra and Nancy’s School of Mines (where he got a Full Professor position). He´s a former member of LAMSADE, INESC-Coimbra, and DIMACS (Rutgers and Princeton Universities) research centers. Professor Figueira is the co-editor of the book, "Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis: State of the Art Surveys, Springer Science + Business Media, Inc, 2016 (2nd Edition). He’s currently the elected President of the International Society of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making and serves as a Coordinator of the European Working Group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding. He’s on the Editorial Board and Associate Editor of EJOR (European Journal of Operational Research) and a former Associate Editor (2010-2022) of JMCDA (Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis) and EAIA (Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence), as well as a member of the advisory board of other scientific international journals. He was awarded with the Gold Medal of International Society of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making 1n 2017 in Ottawa, Canada.

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