Prof. J. Paulo Davim


 Department Mechanical Engineering

 University of Aveiro

 Campus Santiago


 Telephone: +351 234 401566

 Fax: +351 234 370953



Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro

ResearchID ; Scopus Author ; ORCID Google Scholar Profile

Head of Machining & Tribology Research Group

Academic Degrees 

Professional Degree 

Senior Member of Portuguese Society of Chartered  Engineers "Ordem dos Engenheiros" (Since1998)

Chartered  Engineer "Ordem dos Engenheiros" (Since1988)

Academic Positions 

Courses taught

  • Mechanical Technology II
  • Advanced Machining
  • Tribology and Surface Engineering
  • Surface Science and Technology

Research Interests

  Machining & Tribology ; Sustainable Manufacturing ; Industrial Engineering

Scientific Indicators


ISI Web of  Science (Thomson Reuters): 197 Articles/documents; 2812 Citations; h-index=29

SCOPUS: 242 Articles/documents; 3619 Citations; h-index=34

Google Scholar: 359 Articles/documents; 5638 Citations; h-index=41; i10-index=130


International Journals Editor in Chief

International Journals

Member of Editorial Board

International Journals Referee for the following


ISI Web Science International Journals: 1-Wear(Elsevier Sc.), 2-Tribology International (Elsevier Sc.); 3-Materials Science and Engineering: A (Elsevier Sc.); 4-Composite Science and Technology (Elsevier Sc.); 5-Journal of Materials Processing Technology (Elsevier Sc.); 6-ASME-Journal Manufacturing Science and Engineering; 7-IMechE-part B-Journal of Engineering Manufacture; 8-Tribology Letters (Springer); 9-Composites Part B: Appllied Science and Manufacturing (Elsevier Sc.); 10-Surface & Coating Technology (Elsevier Sc.); 11-IMechE-part C-Journal of Mechanical Sciences;12- Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences (NISCAIR); 13-Journal of Materials Science & Technology (Elsevier Sc.); 14-International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Technology (Springer); 15-Computers & Industrial Engineering (Elsevier Sc.); 16-International Journal of Solids and Structures (Elsevier Sc.); 17-Thin Solid Films (Elsevier Sc.); 18-Computational Materials Science (Elsevier Sc.); 19-Holzforschung (Walter de Gruyter); 20-Materials & Design (Elsevier Sc.); 21-Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier Sc.); 22-IMechE-part J-Journal of Engineering Tribology; 23-Applied Composite Materials (Springer); 24-Optics & Laser Technology (Elsevier Sc); 25-IMechE-part L-Journal of Materials Design and Applications; 26-Advances in Engineering Software (Elsevier Sc.); 27-Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier Sc.); 28-Journal of Materials Science (Springer); 29-International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (Elsevier Sc.); 30-Solid State Sciences (Elsevier Sc.); 31-Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (Elsevier Sc.); 32-Powder Technology (Elsevier Sc.); 33-Journal of Composite Materials (Sage); 34-Materials Science Technology (Maney Publishers); 35-Materials Characterization (Elsevier Sc.); 36-International Journal of Materials Research (Hanser); 37- Optics and Lasers in Engineering (Elsevier Sc.); 38-Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Taylor & Francis); 39-Composite Structures (Elsevier Sc.); 40-Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance (Springer); 41- SV:Journal of Mechanical Engineering (Slovenia); 42-Advanced Composite Letters (Adcotec); 43- International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture (Elsevier Sc.); 44- Journal of American Ceramic Society (Wiley-Blackwell); 45-Mechanics and Advanced Materials and Structures (Taylor & Francis); 46-Journal of Polymer Engineering (Freund); 47-IMechE-part E-Journal of Process of Mechanical Engineering; 48- Measurement (Elsevier Sc.); 49-Tribology Transactions (Taylor & Francis); 50-Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Springer); 51-Materials Science Poland (Wroclaw University of Technology); 52-Industrial Lubrication Tribology (Emerald); 53-Solid State sciences (Elsevier); 54-Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer); 55- The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering - AJSE B (King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals); 56-Machine Vision and Applications (Elsevier); 57-Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials (Sage); 58- Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (NISCAIR); 59-Machining Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis); 60- Engineering with Computers (Springer); 61-Computers, Materials & Continua (Tech Science Press); 62-Mécanique & Industries (EDP Sciences); 63-Applied Surface Science (Elsevier Sc.); 64-Journal of Manufacturing Processes (Elsevier Sc.); 65-Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics (Elsevier Sc.); 66-Engineering Optimization (Springer)

Others International Journals: 1-International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (Inderscience); 2-Revista Ibero Americana de Ingenieria Mecanica; 3-Science Asia; 4-International Journal of Microstructure and Materials Properties (Inderscience);  5-Express Polymer Letters; 6-International Journal of Manufacturing Research (Inderscience); 7-Information Tecnologica; 8-The Open of Mechanical Engineering Journal (Bentham); 9-International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (Springer); 10- Micro and Nanosystems (Bentham); 11- Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology (Emerald); 12- International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control (Inderscience); 13- International Journal of  Engineering, Science and Technology (MultiCraft Publishers); 14- Advances in Mechanical Engineering (Hindawi); 15- Journal of Engineering Science & Technology (Taylor´s University College); 16-Tribology - Materials, Surfaces and Interfaces (Maney Publishers); 17-Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta (The Portuguese Electrochemical Society); 18-Central European Journal of Engineering (Versita)

Books (Selected)


Articles (Science Direct Top 25 + Most Cited Articles) 



  • Ozel T, G., Karpat Y., Figueira L., Davim, J.P., Modelling of surface finish and tool flank wear in tirning of AISI D" steel with ceramic wiper inserts, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Sc., 189-1-3, 192-198, 2007 - Journal of Materials Processing Technology : Most Cited Articles 2005-2010 -

  • Lima J. G., Avila R. F., Abrao A.M., Faustino M., Davim J.P., Hard turning: AISI 4340 high strength low alloy steel and AISI D2 coldwork tool steel, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Sc., 169-3, 388-395, 2005 - Journal of Materials Processing Technology : Most Cited Articles 2005-2008 -

     List of publications



MACTRIB - Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of Aveiro

      Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 AVEIRO, PORTUGAL