José Rui Figueira is an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, and researcher at CEG-IST, Center for Management Studies of Instituto Superior Técnico and LAMSADE, University of Paris-Dauphine, France. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1996 in the field of Operations Research from University of Paris-Dauphine. Professor Figueira’s current research interests are in decision analysis, integer programming, network flows and multiple criteria decision aiding. His research has been published in such journals as European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Operations Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms, European Business Review, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 4OR, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, and OMEGA. He is the co-editor of the book, "Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis: State of the Art Surveys, Springer Science + Business Media, Inc, 2005. He is the currently serves as Editor of the Newsletter of the European Working Group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding and one of the coordinators of this group. He is currently the Book Editor Section of the European Journal of Operational Research and Associate Editor of Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis.
Personal website: http://www4.fe.uc.pt/figueira/