Team ISQCTAG

Meet Our Team

The ISQCTAG team is composed of exceptional elements with the ability to address any challenge. We are a young team that can count on vast modern Theoretical Knowledge, as well as Years of practical experience in Laboratory Tests and Process Engineering, combined when dealing with several successful projects within the Automotive Industry.

André Mendes

CEO

Business Management and Organization. Marketing and corporate communication. Quality management. Automotive Engineering for the validation of components and subsystems. More sustainable and eco-efficient automotive technologies.

Elena López

Test Laboratory Manager

Bachelor in Chemistry.
20 years of experience in the Automotive Sector, specialized in component testing and validation.
Regulations and Technical specifications of new tests.
Research in new materials.
Laboratory Quality Management and ISO 17025 Accreditation.

Jaime Cabada

Process Engineering Manager

Working methods. Industrialization.
Factory 4.0.
Quality and productivity.
Lean & Kaizen.

Pedro Rebelo

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Degree in Physics Engineering.

20 years of commercial experience as Key Account Manager and Business Development Manager for Industry, Universities and Research Centres.

Rita Pena

Technical Manager
Testing

Degree and Masters in Chemistry.
5 years of experience in the Physical-Chemical area of Automobile Components in laboratories with ISO 17025 accreditation.
Mechanical, Physical, and Chemical parameters of Automobile Components.

Ana Melato

R&D Projects Coordinator
R&D

Ph.D. Chemistry-Physics (specialization area Electrochemistry)
Post-Doctorate in Corrosion and Protection of Materials
Master in Electrochemistry and Environment
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry-Technological

More than 15 years of experience in R&D, namely in the area of electrolytic metal recovery; synthesis of conductive polymers and nanoparticles; fuel cells; corrosion protection of oxidizable metals and alloys, and materials characterization. Reviewer of quality control processes and analytical method validation projects for the pharmaceutical industry. Six years of experience in secondary and university teaching.

João Rodrigues

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Production Management, sizing, and design of Steam Generators and Industrial Installations.
Autocad, Solidworks, Solidedge, VisualBasic.
Renewable Thermal and Photovoltaic Energy.
Validation of Automotive components.

Sofia Branco

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Graduate in Business Organization and Management.
Project Management of Automotive Component Validation in the areas of Environmental, Corrosion and Physico-Chemistry.
Laboratory Quality Management for ISO 17025 accreditation.

Henrique da Silva

Laboratory Technician
Testing

18 years of experience in Accredited Laboratories: Chemistry, Physics, and Research Laboratories.

Luís Santiago

Robotics and Instrumentation Programmer
Engineering

In-depth knowledge in the field of Industrial and Domestic Electricity.
Control and Manufacturing Processes in the Automotive Industry.
Dimensioning, Planning and Monitoring of industrial projects in the areas of Mechanics and Automations, with capacity in terms of Programming of Automata and HMI.

Ricardo Pereira

Logistics and Administrative Technician
Logistics

Laboratory Management and Logistics

João Lourenço

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Masters degree in Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering with specialization in Telecommunications. Experience in validation of automotive components and subsystems.

Daniela Pimenta

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Degree in Chemical Engineering and in Industrial Engineering and Management.

André Fernandes

Robotics and automation engineer
Engineering

Degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Networks

Manipulation and programming of ABB robots, automation of SIEMENS elements and MIG-MAG welding means.
Welding and mechanical adjustments in injection molds.
Technical drawing tools, electronics, electricity, pneumatic circuits in industrial machinery and implementations of industrial machinery.
Quality certification processes for the automotive industry.

Carlos Fernandes

Mechanical designer of machines and means of assembly
Engineering

Master in Materials Engineering by the University of Minho.

4 years of experience in the naval sector as designer and metallurgical engineer.
Design and development of prototypes for foundry.
CAD modelling and simulation in CAE software (Structures, Fluids, Pressure and Temperature).
Knowledge of machining, metallurgy and welding.
Specialist in 3D printing.

Sara Pereira

Project Manager and R&D
R&D

Degree in Management
Masters in Economics and Business Administration.

Diversified professional experience from the Steel Industry as Account Manager to Financial Consulting. She has accompanied applications for R&D projects, community and European funds, and has promoted tax deductions for research and development, highlighting Sifide and investment funds.

Liliana Rodrigues

Laboratory Technician
Testing

Chemical/Microbiological Analysis Technician

20 years’ experience in Accredited Laboratories.

Carrying out physical-chemical analyses, preparing technical procedures, preparing solutions, quality control of products and raw materials.

Renato Macedo

Software Engineer
Engineering

Degree in Computer Engineering

Professional experience as a web developer in the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js).

Solid knowledge in JavaScript and relational and non-relational databases.

Diogo Ferreira

Electronics and Computer Engineer
Engineering

MSc in Industrial Electronics and Computer Engineering at the University of Minho

Specialization in Control, Automation and Robotics.