Rui Cunha Marques
Graduated, Post-graduated, MSc, PhD and Postdoc (habilitation), is a Full Professor of the Scientific Area of Systems and Management of Infrastructure in the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geo-resources at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the University of Lisbon (IST), Portugal. He is a researcher of the Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability of IST (CERIS / CESUR), of the Public Utility Research Center (PURC) at the University of Florida and of the Center of Local Government (CLG) at the University of New England in Australia, where he is a Visiting Professor at the Business School. His areas of expertise include regulation of public services, performance assessment, project management, procurement, particularly public-private partnerships and infrastructure services. He is the author of over 400 scientific publications in several countries, including 14 books and two theses and more than 190 referred journal articles.He also produced more than 300 technical reports. Currently he is a consultant of the World Bank and in the past he collaborated with other international organisations, such as the European Investment Bank, the European Union, the United Nations and the Millennium Challenge Corporation, as well as with other government entities and public and private companies from several countries. He has developed work in more than 20 countries in the five continents.
Universidade de Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico
Departament of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources
Av. Rovisco Pais
AREAS OF INTEREST
Regulation; Benchmarking; Public Policies; PPPs; Privatizations; Local Public Services; Infrastructure; Water; Solid Waste; Transport.
NEWS | EVENTS
23rd February 2018
Sustainability Outstanding Reviewer Award 2017
11th September 2017
IWA (international Water Association) Prize Awarded for academic and scientific career
"In more than 20 years of academic dedication he carried out an honorable, respected and successful career with more than 400 scientific publications including books, theses and more than 160 refereed journal articles. Drive and motivation are enormous. Also a lot of knowledge, share and wisdom in the aim of the regulation, procurement and performance evaluation of infrastructure services".
Temas de Direito da Água - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito
Direito do Saneamento - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito
Revisiting the comparison of public and private water services provision: an empirical study in Portugal. Water | IF: 2.721
Outsourcing through intermunicipal cooperation: waste collection and treatment services in Southeast Brazil. Public Money & Management | IF: 1.215
Water utilities performance analysis in developing countries: On an adequate model for universal access. Journal of Environmental Management ! IF: 5.589
Operational efficiency vs quality and access to health care. Journal of Productivity Analysis | IF: 1.603
Sustainable tariffs for water and wastewater services | Utilities Policy | IF: 2.417
On analyzing the economic inefficiency levels of urban solid waste management services: The Portuguese case. Sustainability | IF: 2.592
Monitoring Inequality in Water Access: Challenges for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Science of the Total Environment | IF: 5.589
Better utility regulation through RIA? Merits and implications based on the Brazilian case. Utilities Policy | IF: 2.417
Transnational resource generativity: Efficiency analysis and target setting of water, energy, land, and food nexus for OECD countries. Science of the Total Environment ! IF: 5.589
An analytical review of the efficiency of water and sanitation utilities in developing countries. Water Research | IF: 7.051
Regulation and Universal Access to Sanitation. Urban Sanitation and PIR Workshop with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (GF), Lisboa, August.
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in water sector: Review. Presented at EURAM 2019, Lisboa, June.