Sofia Morgado - Biography


Sofia Morgado is an Architect holding an MSc in Contemporary Architectonic Culture (FA-TU Lisbon), she is Doctor in Urbanism (ETSAB/UPC, Barcelona) with post-doctoral studies and Agregação (Habilitation; D.SC.) in Urbanism (FA-ULisbon). Since 1997 she lectures at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon; courses include urban design studios, contemporary urbanism and metropolitan studies. Based in Lisbon she is actively involved in international and national networks and research. She has lectured and spoken in several countries, been invited speaker and conferences’ and seminars’ scientific committee member, referee, discussant and chair. Recent positions include being Chair of the Scientific Committee of ISOCARP, national representative and substitute at AESOP, Expert at the Societal Challenges 6 Advisory Group and national delegate at the Helsinki Group, at the European Commission. In 2010 she was awarded the Scientific Prize (Urbanism) UTL/Santander Technical University of Lisbon.