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.

    

Contacts:

Universidade de Lisboa

Instituto Superior Técnico

Departament of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources

Av. Rovisco Pais

1049-001 Lisbon

Portugal

 

T: +351218418305

 

Email: 

rui.marques@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Skype: 

rdcmarques

 

 

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".

New Book

Temas de Direito da Água  - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito

Direito do Saneamento - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito

New Articles

Better utility regulation through RIA? Merits and implications based on the Brazilian case. Utilities Policy | IF: 2.417

Measuring what matters in local government: a municipality sustainability index. Policy Studies. IF: 0.859

 

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

Optimising payments based on efficiency, quality, complexity, and heterogeneity: The case of hospitals funding. International Transactions of Operation Research | IF: 2.341

Pay for performance in health care: a new best practice tariff-based tool using a log-linear piecewise frontier function and a dual–primal approach for unique solutions. Operational Research | IF: 1.485

An analytical review of the efficiency of water and sanitation utilities in developing countries. Water Research | IF: 7.051

Presentations

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. 

Soluciones mejoradas y sostenibles de saneamiento: discussión y comparación del concepto en America del Sur. XXXVI Congreso Interamericano de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental “En vía al Desarrollo Sostenible”, Ecuador, October.

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