R&D, Education, and Administration positions and activities
Fev 1, 2012-present Coordinator of the area of Systems and Control, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (DEEC), of Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP)
Jul 1, 2013- present Member of the Scientific Council of FCT- MAP-PDMA – The FCT partially funded MAP (Minho, Aveiro, Poro, Beira Interior) Doctoral Program on Applied Mathematics
Jul 1, 2010- present Member of the Scientific Council of PDMA-UP – The Applied Mathematics Doctoral Program of Porto University
Jan 1, 2007-Jan 30, 2012 Coordinator of SACSPI - the Automation, Control and Industrial Production Systems Section of DEEC, FEUP
Jul 1, 2007-present Scientific Coordinator of the FCT R&D Unit 147 - Institute for Systems and Robotics Porto (ISRP), hosted at FEUP
Oct, 1 2007-present Leader of the Network Centric Control Group of ISRP
Jan 1, 2006-present Director of the Porto branch of the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-Porto)
Jan 1, 2006-present Member of the Executive Committee of the Institute for Systems and Robotics
Jan 1, 2006-Jul 30, 2012 Portuguese representative in the EUCA – European Union Control Association.
2003-2007 Leader of the Decision and Control Engineering Group of ISRP
2003-2008 Member of the Scientific Council of the DEEC, FEUP
2003-present External Technical Expert of the European Commission in the Information and Communications Technologies areas - Embedded Systems, Networked Systems, Control, Cooperating Objects – having executed the following activities: evaluation of R&D proposals submitted FP6 and FP7, follow-up of the execution of FP6, FP7 and Eurostars R&D projects, and evaluation of the execution of FP6 and FP7 R&D projects.
Jan 1, 2001-present Member of the IFAC Optimal Control Technical Committee.
Jan, 2001-present * FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) External Technical Expert for the following activities: evaluation of submitted R&D project proposals, evaluation of submitted PhD and post doc grant proposals, and evaluation of the execution of funded R&D projects.
Jan, 2001 – present * AdI (Innovation Agency) External Technical Expert for the following activities: evaluation of submitted R&D project proposals, evaluation of the execution of funded R&D projects
1992-present Member of the Scientific Council of ISR
1991-present Research Engineer at ISR
1988-1989 Member of the Executive Committee of DEEC, FEUP
1987-2000 Member of the Scientific Council of DEEC, FEUP
1986-1992 Researcher Engineer, CEEUP of Instituto Nacional de Investigação Científica
1986-1991 Researcher Engineer and Project Leader, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores (INESC)
Oct 1, 1982-Sept 30, 1985 PhD grantee of INVOTAN-JNICT
Oct 1, 1979-Jul 31, 1980 Teaching Assistant at FEUP