Joana Matos Dias has a BSc in Computers Engineering (University of Coimbra, 1996), a MSc in Operations Research (University of Lisbon, 2000), a MSc in Quantitative Finance (University of London, 2011), a PhD and Habilitation in Management Science (University of Coimbra, 2006, 2017).
She is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, where she has been responsible for several curricular units like informatics, logistics, operations research, modeling in management, simulation. She is researcher at Inesc-Coimbra.
Her main research interest is decision making models and algorithms in general, and operations research applied to health problems, combinatorial optimization, multiobjective optimization, in particular. She is author or co-author of two books and more than 90 papers in refereed international journals, conference proceeding and book chapters.