Professor at Lisbon Universitary Institute, Nuno Luis Madureira works currently in the areas of contemporary history of energy, economic history and history of technology. Last book published: \"Key concepts in energy: Economy, technology and history\", Springer- Energy Book Series, London – New York, 2014. Visiting scholar at University of Harvard- Massachusetts (2008-2009) and visiting scholar at University of Berkeley- California (2004-2005). Since 2006 he is a Member of the permanent pool of referees of the European Foundation of Science - EFS and has coordinated several research projects sponsored by Scientific National Agencies and private enterprises. His articles can be found on the following international reviews: Energy Policy, Environment and History, Historical Social Research / Historische Sozialforschung, Journal of Global History, European Review of History- Revue Europeenne d\'Histoire, Journal of Contemporary History, Business History, Contemporary European History, Politica y Sociedad, LLul. Short articles can also be found in several International encyclopaedias.