Nuno Pinto is a Lecturer in Urban Planning and Urban Design at the School of Environment, Education and Development of The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
Nuno has a PhD in planning by the School of Architecture of Barcelona, BarcelonaTech, in Spain, and holds two Master degrees in planning (University of Porto, Portugal, and BarcelonaTech, Spain). He is a charted Civil Engineer (University of Coimbra, Portugal).
Prior to his current position, he was an Assistant Professor at the Group of Spatial Planning, Transportation and Road Design of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where he taught Urban and Regional Planning and Urban Design, and a Teaching Assistant and Researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal.
Nuno had the support of a grant from the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia for conducting his PhD research.
Nuno was the recipient of the Breheny Prize for the best paper in 2010 in Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, a leading academic journal in the field of urban modeling and urban planning.
Nuno is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.