On the 13 October the President of the General Council of the Polytechnic of Coimbra (IPC) , Manuel Fernando de Miranda Páscoa pass away.
Fernando Páscoa, held a degree in Forestry, a Master in Plant Production and was a Doctor of Forestry with aggregation across Forest Economy. Member of the IPC General Council since 2010 was elected Chairman of this body in the same year been re-elected for the same position in 2013.
Was Coordinating Professor, Chair and Member of the Installation Committee of Coimbra College of Agriculture ( ESAC), acting President and IPC Student Ombudsman.
It was also responsible for establishment of CERNAS – CERNAS – Research Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society in 2002 , assuming the role as scientific coordinator from 2002 -2013.
We express our most heartfelt thanks , in a message that however complex , falls short of translating the enormous professional and Man yhat was Doctored Professor Manuel Fernando de Miranda Páscoa.