Associate Professor with habilitation and Researcher at Artificial Intelligence Group in the Informatics Department, University of Minho , Braga, Portugal.
Director of the PhD Program in Informatics .
Founder and vice-director (since March 2011) of the MSc in Law and Informatics.
He was the Director of the Master in Informatics Engineering (MEI) and Master in Informatics (MI) (2011/13).
President of APPIA , the Portuguese A.I. association.