Associate Professor Rui Santos


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Short Description
Summary Role
Rui Santos received his PhD. in Biology from University of Dalhousie, Halifax, Canada (1993). He was appointed Assistant Professor at University of Algarve in 1993 and promoted to Associate Professor in 1999. In 2005 he received Habilitation in Marine Ecology. He is the coordinator of the research group Algae-Marine Plant Ecology of the Center of Marine Sciences of University of Algarve that presently includes 7 PhDs, 2 graduate students and 4 technicians. He has 100 scientific publications, 70 in journals listed in the Science Citation Index. He has been involved as a coordinator or as a participant in 10 European and 20 national funded projects. He has supervised 9 post docs, 9 Ph Ds and 13 masters’ students. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Marine Environmental Research and Marine Ecology and is Associated Editor of Estuaries and Coasts. He is the chair of a European Segrass Network, the COST Action ES0906 “Seagrass productivity: from genes to ecosystem management” 

List of Courses

EMBC+ MODULE 1: Understanding the structure and function of Marine Biodiversity
Marine Population Biology 6
Ecophysiology of marine plants 6