António Câmara

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António Câmara is a professor at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa and has been a Visiting Professor at both Cornell University (1988–89) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1998–99).[1] He was a Senior Consultant to the Expo '98 project and Senior Advisor to the National Geographical Information System (Sistema Nacional de Informação Geográfica). He was a member of the engineering team which studied and evaluated the Alqueva Dam's environmental impact. He has been YDreams CEO and founder[1] since the company was created in June 2000. In 2006, Câmara was awarded with the Pessoa.[1]

Câmara was awarded a licentiate degree in civil engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (Technical University of Lisbon) and a doctorate degree from the Virginia Tech. He was a tennis player during his youth and was part of the under-18 and under-21 national tennis teams.


  1. ^ a b c Machado, Alexandra (16 December 2006). "António Câmara recebe Prémio Pessoa". Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 December 2010.