Manuel Heitor

Manuel Heitor (born 1958) is a Portuguese politician serving as Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education since 26 November 2015.[2] Heitor graduated with a PhD in mechanical engineering from Imperial College London, and did a post-doctoral at the University of California, San Diego. From March 2005 to June 2011, Heitor served as the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education.[2]

Manuel Heitor
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
Assumed office
26 November 2015
Prime MinisterAntónio Costa[1]
Preceded byMargarida Mano
Personal details
Lisbon, Portugal[2]
Alma materImperial College London


  1. Marques, Christopher (24 November 2015). "António Costa indigitado: a lista dos novos ministros de Portugal" (in Portuguese). Radio and Television of Portugal. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  2. "Manuel Heitor". Archived from the original on 6 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.

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