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Teaching: I am currently Assistant Professor at the department of Computer Science group Science and Technology of Programming Section (CTP) of UNL (Universidade Nova de Lisboa ).

I have founded the annual event "International Summer School on Domain Specific Modeling - Theory and Practice DSM-TP", already in its 8th Edition.

Research: I also work as Integrated Researcher at NOVA Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics (before, CITI - Centro de Informática e Tecnologias de Informação, since Jan 2006).

Research member of the ASE group, previously Group SOLAR/SE.Mova [2009-2010] (where I was coordinator in 2012) SOLAR (other link) at CITI/FCT-UNL.

Presently Vice-chair of the COST action MPM4CPS financed European Community 
http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ict/Actions/IC1404 .

Guest Co-Editor of Springer's Software Quality Journal issue: "Quality in Model-Driven Engineering (QMDE)".

Current Interest Research Topics: Model-Driven Development, Domain-Specific Languages, Language Engineering, Model Checking and Model-Based Testing, Experimental Validation, Software Quality, Rapid Prototyping, Big Data.

Society:
In what concerns to Society/Professional Association activities, he is Senior Member and elected member of Quality Council 
in the Portuguese Engineers Association Ordem dos Engenheiros, (previously, since 2007 was Coordinator of the Southern region of Portugal for the Software Engineers College,  in Portuguese "Coordenador da regiao Sul do Colegio de Informatica da OE"). I am also a Senior member of IEEE and vice chair of IEEE-Portugal Section Computing chapter (since 2014). 

Member of the
Portuguese Association for IT Quality: Associacao da CS03 para a Qualidade nas Tecnologias de Informacao e Comunicacoes.

I have co-organized, in the role of Program Committee chair of the conference CIJE 2012, "Congresso Ibérico de Jovens Engenheiros", that has recently received the "European Citizen Prize", a distinction by the European Parliament.

Past:
I have graduated in 1998 at IST / UTL in Portugal. Obtained my PhD in computer Science in 2005 at the Database Management Systems group at University of Mannheim Germany, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Guido Moerkotte. Before, I have worked from 1999 to 2005 at the High Energy Physics experiments named Hera-B at the international laboratory DESY Hamburg - Germany (as Software Engineer 1999-2001 and as Database Group Coordinator 2001-2005, grant financed by LIP/FCT project with Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia do Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia). I have also worked at the HEP experiment ATLAS at CERN as Software Engineer (as LIP http://www.lip.pt research collaborator, funded by FCT Project).

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