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The Portuguese-American Post-graduate Society is an independent, non-profit organization, with no political affiliations. Its objectives are to stimulate the development of strong relationships between the Portuguese postgraduate community living in North America and the American society while, simultaneously, promoting their home country. Welcome!
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History

Founded in 1998, the Portuguese American Post-graduate Society is an independent, non-profit organization, with no political affiliations. These are the previous executive committees:

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2014-2015

President Raúl Saraiva

Vice-President Iris Vilares

Vice-President Sílvia Curado

Treasurer Luís F. Neves

Secretary Catarina Seabra

Secretary Raquel Carrilho

Secretary Ruben Proença

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2013-2014

President João Ribas

Vice-President Bruno Oliveira

Vice-President Ana Osório

Treasurer Luís F. Neves

Secretary Raúl Saraiva

Secretary Joana Guedes

Webmaster João Ricardo Santos

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2012-2013

President João Íncio

Vice-President Irina Ramos

Vice-President Inês Tenente

Treasurer Catarina L. Abreu

Secretary Filipe Carvalho

Secretary Vasco Portugal

Collaborator/Webmaster João Ricardo Santos

Collaborator João Ribas

Collaborator/Webmaster Rodrigo Gomes

Collaborator Vanessa Carvalho

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2011-2012

President Ricardo Vidal

Vice-President Sílvia Santos

Vice-President Pedro Beltrão

Treasurer Joana Girante

Secretary João Canning-Clode

Secretary Inês Pereira

Secretary Tiago Tavares

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2010-2011

President Rogério Candeias
Visiting PhD Student at MIT and Harvard University

Vice-President Ana Paula Leite
PhD Student at MIT

Vice-President Francisco Feijó Delgado
PhD Student at MIT

Treasurer Elsa Abreu
PhD Student at Boston University

Secretary David Braga Malta
PhD Student in the MIT-Portugal Program

Secretary Jorge Ferreira
PhD Student at North Carolina State University and Duke University

Secretary Miguel Valença Pires
MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT

 

Chapter Leaders

Austin Chapter Maria Fernanda Fernandes

Bay Area Chapter Gisela Rua

Boston Chapter Elsa Abreu

Chicago Chapter Margarida Soares

Indiana Chapter Helena Soares

Los Angeles Chapter Inês Sacchetti

New York Chapter Cláudia Andrade Saraiva

North Carolina Chapter Jorge Pinto Ferreira 

Pittsburgh Chapter Luis Pedro Coelho

Portugal/Alumni Chapter Rui Pedro Freitas

Providence/Rhode Island Chapter Ana Margarida Esteves 

San Diego Chapter Rui Sá

Seattle Chapter Andreia Serra

Toronto Chapter Pedro Castelo Branco / Nuno Barbosa Morais 

Washington DC Chapter Hugo Fonseca

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2009-2010

President Anabela Maia
PhD Student at University of Rhode Island

Vice-President Inês de Matos
PhD Student at Rockfeller Universty

Vice-President João Dias
Research Associate at the Scripps Research Institute

Treasurer Tânia Li Chen
PhD Student at University of Southern Maine

Webmaster and IT Luis Pedro Coelho
PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University

 

Boston Chapter Ana Rita Pires
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pittsburgh Chapter Luis Pedro Coelho
PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University

Chicago Chapter Margarida Soares
PhD Student at University of Chicago

Los Angeles Chapter Daniel Dias
PhD Student at University California Los Angeles

Bay Area Chapter Pedro Gardete
PhD Student at UC Berkeley

New York Chapter Inês de Matos
Visiting PhD Student at Rockefeller University

Providence/Rhode Island Chapter Tiago Freire
PhD Candidate at Brown University

Toronto Pedro Castelo Branco
Research Fellow at Brain Tumor Research Center / The Hospital for Sick Children

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2008-2009

President João Cruz
MBA at University of Rhode Island

Vice-President Rossana Henriques
Research Fellow at Rockefeller University

Vice-President Sérgio Miguel Duarte
PhD Candidate at University of California Los Angeles

Treasurer Tiago Freire
PhD Candidate at Brown University

Webmaster and IT Luis Pedro Coelho 
PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University


Boston Chapter Andreia Rosa 
MBA at Boston University

Pittsburgh Chapter Luis Pedro Coelho 
PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University

Chicago Chapter Margarida Soares
PhD Student at University of Chicago

Los Angeles Chapter Sérgio Miguel Figueiredo
PhD Candidate at University California Los Angeles

Bay Area Chapter Pedro Gardete
PhD Student at UC Berkeley

New York Chapter Inês de Matos
Visiting PhD Student at Rockefeller University

Providence/Rhode Island Chapter Anabela Maia
PhD Candidate at University of Rhode Island

Toronto Pedro Castelo Branco
Research Fellow at Brain Tumor Research Center / The Hospital for Sick Children

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2007-2008

President Joao Castro
PhD candidate in Engineering Systems at MIT

Vice-President Luisa Figueiredo
Research Fellow at Rockefeller University

Vice-President Manuel Adelino
PhD candidate in Finance at MIT

Treasurer and Marketing Sara Oliveira
Economist, Unilever

Webmaster and IT Vasco Calais Pedro
PhD candidate at CMU Language Technologies

 

Boston Chapter Marcus Dahlem 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pittsburgh Chapter Vasco Calais Pedro 
Carnegie Mellon University

Chicago Chapter Maria Ana Vitorino 
Chicago Graduate School of Business

Los Angeles Chapter Luis Goncalves Pinto 
University South California

Bay Area Chapter Tiago Castela
UC Berkeley

New York Chapter Rossana Henriques
Rockefeller University

Providence/Rhode Island Chapter Joao Cruz
University of Rhode Island

MBA interest group Jose Carlos Barreto 
Columbia University

 

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2006-2007

President Duarte Barral 
PhD in Cell Biology from Imperial College London
Research fellow at Harvard Medical School

Vice-President Manuel Adelino 
PhD candidate in Finance at MIT

Vice-President and Los Angeles chapter Tiago Carvalho
PhD candidate in Neurosciences at UCLA

Treasurer and Boston chapter Claudia Rei
PhD candidate in Economics at Boston University

 

MBA & Entrepreneurship Interest Group João Segorbe 
MBA candidate at Kellogg School of Management

Network Development and NY chapter Carla Guimarães 
PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Univ. of Porto
Postdoc at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Corporate Program João Castro 
PhD candidate in Engineering Systems at MIT

Members Communication Luísa Figueiredo
PhD in Biomedical Sciences from I. Pasteur
Research Fellow at Rockefeller University

Chicago chapter Maria Ana Vitorino
PhD candidate in Marketing at University of Chicago

Institutional and Media Relations and S. Francisco chapter Maria Elvira Callapez
PhD in Hist. of Sci & Techn. from New Univ. of Lisbon
Postdoc/ Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley

Life Sciences Interest Group Pedro Castelo Branco 
PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Oxford
Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School

 

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2005-2006

President Tiago Fleming Outeiro
PhD, Harvard University

Vice-President Pedro Vieira
PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley

Vice-President and Life Sciences Interest Group Director Duarte Barral
PhD, Harvard University

Treasurer Bruno Carrilho
MBA Candidate, UC Berkeley


MBA Interest Group Director André Carvalho
MBA Candidate, Northwestern University

Website and Member Database Director Armando Teixeira-Pinto
PhD Candidate, Harvard University

East Coast Chapter Director Maria do Céu Barral
Architect, Miller Dyer Spears

Midwest Chapter Director Maria Ana Vitorino 
PhD Candidate, University of Chicago

International Relations Maria Beatriz Oliveira
PhD Candidate, Tufts University

West Coast Chapter Director Maria Elvira Callapez
PhD, UC Berkeley

Director of Corporate Programs Pedro Ramos
MBA, McKinsey

 

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2004-2005

President Pedro Ramos 
Vice-President and MBAs Interest Group Tiago Moreira da Silva
Vice-President and Life Sciences Interest Group Tiago Outeiro
Treasurer and MBA/PhD Partnerships Francisco Sousa Pimentel

 

Website and Database Armando Teixeira-Pinto
Life Sciences Interest Group Duarte Barral
Life Sciences Interest Group Maria Beatriz Oliveira
Partners Interest Group Maria Céu Barral
Alumni Relations Telmo Valido

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2003

President Telmo Valido
MBA Candidate, MIT Sloan School of Management

Vice-president Tiago Fleming Outeiro 
Doctoral Candidate, Whitehead Institute

Vice-president Pedro Ramos 
MBA Candidate, Harvard Business School

Treasurer Tiago Moreira da Silva
MBA Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Secretary Maria Beatriz Oliveira
Doctoral Candidate, Tufts University School of Medicine/ICBAS

Secretary Armando Teixeira Pinto
Doctoral Candidate, Harvard School of Public Health

Secretary Sara Maia, Doctoral Candidate

Dana Farber Cancer Institute/ FMUL

Liaison of the Executive Committee in Portugal Tiago Eiró
Sonae

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2002

President Pedro Ferreira
Doctoral student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vice-president Rui Portugal 
Doctoral student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Vice-president Telmo Valido 
MBA student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Treasurer Tiago Eiro
MBA student, Duke University

 

Secretary Pedro Oliveira
Doctoral candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Secretary Sara Maia
Doctoral student, Dana Farber Cancer Institute & FMUL

Secretary Tiago Outeiro
Doctoral student, Whitehead Institute

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2000/2001

President Pedro Oliveira
Doctoral candidate, Operations, Technology and Innovation Management, The Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Vice-president Pedro Ferreira
Doctoral student, Technology and Policy Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vice-president João Henriques de Jesus
Doctoral student, Theoretical Nuclear Astrophysics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Treasurer Sara Maia
Doctoral student, Biomedical Sciences, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University

 

Secretary Vanessa Pereira
M.Sc. student, Environmental Engineering, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Secretary Rui Portugal
Doctoral student, Public Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Secretary Inês Sousa 
Doctoral candidate, Environmentally Conscious Product Design, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

PAPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 1998/1999 AND 1999/2000

President Paulo Ferreira 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vice-President José Tavares
Harvard University 1998/1999; U.C.L.A. 1999/2000

Vice-President Nuno Vasconcelos 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Treasurer Francisco Veloso 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Secretary Pedro Conceição
University of Texas at Austin

Secretary José Duarte
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Secretary Carlos Lobo
University of Illinois

 

FOUNDING COMMITTEE

Paulo Ferreira (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

José Tavares (Harvard University)

Nuno Vasconcelos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)