J. Paulo Davim received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Porto in 1997 and the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005. Currently, he is an Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro. He has more 25 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials and mechanical engineering with special emphasis in machining and tribology. Recently, he has also interest in sustainable manufacturing and industrial engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of six international journals, guest editor of journals, books editor, book series editor and scientific advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an editorial board member of 25 international journals and acts as reviewer for than 70 prestigious ISI Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published in his field of research as author and co-author more than 50 book chapters and 350 articles in journals and conferences (more 190 articles in ISI Web of Science, h-index 30+).