I was born in Santarém, Portugal, in 1969.

I am Associate Professor at Departamento de Informática da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and an effective member of Centro de Inteligência Artificial (CENTRIA).

I got my Ph.D. at Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Computer Science in 1996, and graduated in Engenharia Informática in 1992.

My current research interests are in the area of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning with emphasis on:
  • Reasoning with Uncertainty
  • Logic Programming
  • Paraconsistency and Multi-valued Logics
  • Semantic Web

I am a member of the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence and of the Portuguese Board of Engineers.

If you are a working student and want my supervision for a Masters’ or PhD in the areas of my expertise, feel free to contact me.