PhD in Informatics from University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Specialised in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robotics.

Innovative researcher, scientist, and engineer with extensive experience. Has a track record of quickly conquering new challenges, and is the recipient of numerous awards for scientific and academic performance. Proficient communicator: has authored and co-authored 30+ scientific publications, and has three and a half years of university lecturing experience. Skilled entrepreneur: has co-founded a high-tech startup on multirobot systems for marine environments. Fan of disruptive innovation, open educational resources, open science, and open source software.

Areas of expertise include cloud engineering, machine learning, data science & data-driven decision making, artificial intelligence, software engineering, modelling and simulation, neural networks, multi-agent systems, robotics, distributed control systems, and evolutionary computation.