The Executive Board consists of the President of CERIS, the Coordinators of the research units and a representative of the Executive Board of DECivil. Its main role is to assess, assist and promote policies for cooperation.
The Scientific Council is formed by all members of CERIS. Its main role is to decide on the policies of the Executive Board in relation to the identification of thematic strands and on all matters related to strategy, as dictated by the mission and objectives of CERIS.
The Coordinating Committee consists of the Coordinators of the founding units and the Coordinators of the Thematic Strands and is chaired by the President of CERIS. Its main role is to assess and assist the implementation of on-going research contracts and the seeking of new opportunities and contracts.
The External Advisory Committee consists of well-known scientists and representatives from industry with recognized knowledge and experience of the challenges faced by similar institutions. Its main role is to periodically assess the quality and the relevance of the scientific activity of CERIS, as well as to advise on strategic planning and provide long-term perspective.
President: Dídia Covas
Vice-President: Filipa Ferreira, Inês Flores-Colen, João Abreu e Silva, João Ferreira, Rafaela Cardoso
Prof. Anton Schleiss, Professor Emeritus of Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Prof. José Manuel Vassallo, Full Professor of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Prof. Michael Lacasse, Senior Researcher in the Construction Research Centre, National Research Council Canada
Prof. Luc Taerwe, Professor Emeritus of Ghent University
Prof. José C. Príncipe, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida
RG1 – Hydraulics: António Pinheiro
RG2 – Environment and Water Resources: José Saldanha Matos
RG3 – Systems and Management: Rui Cunha Marques
RG4 – Transportation Systems: Luís Picado Santos
RG5 – Studies on Construction: João Correia
RG6 – Structures and Geotechnics: Eduardo Júlio
Product development in the Civil Engineering industries: Fernando Branco
Risk and safety in the natural and built environment: Filipe Moura
Rehabilitation of the natural and built environment: Jorge de Brito
Response to natural and societal changes: Manuel Pinheiro
LERM – Laboratory of Structures and Strength of Materials – José Oliveira Pedro
LC – Laboratory of Construction – Rita Nogueira
LG – Laboratory of Geotechnics – Rafaela Cardoso
LMC – Laboratory of Computational Mechanics – Fernando Simões
LHRHA – Laboratory of Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment – Dídia Covas
LVCT – Laboratory of Transport Infrastructures – Luís Picado Santos