Pedro Matias

Pedro Matias


Pedro Matias has a BSc in Technological Physics Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (1998), a MSc in Mathematical Physics at University of Cambridge (1999) and a PhD in Mathematics at Instituto Superior Técnico (2006). He was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Radboud University Nijmegen for six months and he started his academic career as an Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Portugal where he stayed until 2012. From 2009 to 2012 he was also Vice-Director for academic affairs and internal quality assurance of the Faculty of Engineering. From 2012 to 2020 he was a Project Coordinator at the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES). During this period, he had a service commission of one year and a half and he was a Counsellor in the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Higher Education working on the funding model for the Portuguese higher education system. Since December 2020, he is an Associate Professor at Lusófona University. His main scientific interests are in the areas of Dynamical Systems and Differential Geometry.


  • Doutoramento
  • Licenciatura
    Technological Physics Engineering
  • DEA
    Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics


Journal article

  • 2022-12-29, Governance in Higher Education Institutions: a glimpse from the US, International Journal of Film and Media Arts
  • 2006-05, On the BKS pairing for Kähler quantizations of the cotangent bundle of a Lie group, Journal of Functional Analysis
  • 2005-04, Geometric quantization, complex structures and the coherent state transform, Journal of Functional Analysis

Thesis / Dissertation

  • 2006, PhD, Geometric quantization and the coherent state transform
  • 1998, Degree, Precessão de giroscópios: relatividade geral versus teoria de cordas

Book chapter

  • 2024, Redefining Sustainability in Higher Education Governance: The European Universities Case, Innovation and Evolution in Tertiary Education, IntechOpen
  • 2006, Nós, elos, tranças e seus invariantes, Proceedings da Escola Diagonal 2005, IST Press


  • 2023-10-25, Handbook Future Approach to FilmEU QA
  • 2023-07-31, ETIKETA Label Content and Requirements
  • 2023-07-10, Handbook of Management and Governance in FilmEU
  • 2021-10-31, Best Practices in the Arts International Perspectives
  • 2021-06-23, Best Practices - Governance Models
  • 2015, Modelo de financiamento do ensino superior: fórmulas e procedimentos

Working paper

  • 2022-12-16, Availability of Hydropressor Systems


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