João Carlos Andrade Santos is Professor at the Physics Department of the UTAD. Academic degrees: Habilitation in Physics in 2012. PhD in Climatology/Meteorology at the University of Lisbon in 2005 and Graduation in Geophysical Sciences/Meteorology at the University of Lisbon in 1995. Area of expertise: Atmospheric Sciences, Climatology, Climate Change and its impacts, mostly in agroforestry systems and viticulture in particular. Current R&D Centre: CITAB – Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences. Other relevant activities: Member of several national and international projects, including the coordination of a European H2020 project (Clim4Vitis). Coordinator of the CITAB group “Integrated monitoring of climate and environmental impacts: adaptation and mitigation strategies”. Coordinator of the research line “Edapho-climatic conditions” of the INNOVNE&WINE project, Centre of Excellence for Vine and Wine.