Has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (specialization in Automation and Robotics) from the University of Coimbra (UC), 2018. He is Principal Researcher for the domain of Active and Assisted Living (AAL) and Health at Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) – Laboratory of Automatic Systems (IPNlas). His main areas of research interest are related to artificial social companions, intelligent environments, robotics, human-machine interaction.


Is researcher and project manager at the Laboratory of Automatic Systems and the Instituto Pedro Nunes, since 2008. He obtained a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering – major in Telecommunications, at the University of Coimbra in 2008. In his career has participation in projects mainly in areas, such as microelectronics, embedded systems, wireless sensor networks (WSN), smart sensors and actuators, Internet of Things (IoT).