About me

After receiving my degree in Physics (BSc+MSc) from Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, I joined the Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering Institute (IBEB), Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, where I spent one year studying Biophysics. In 2006 I received my PhD from the Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation (ANC), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. I then returned to Portugal and joined the Neurobiology Division at the Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC) as a postdoc for a period of two years. In 2008 I received a position of Assistant Researcher and Lecturer in Biomathematics at the Centre for Mathematics of University of Porto (CMUP).

Recently (2014) I joined the National Institute of Biomedical Engineering (INEB) as a Research Fellow. I am also a Professor Afiliado of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto (FMUP) and an Associated Member of CMUP.

My research interests are in:

Computational Neuroscience; Neuroinformatics; Neural Computation; Neural Engineering; Mathematical/Computational Models in Biology and Medicine.

My complete CV is here.

ORCID: 0000-0003-4164-5713



Faculdade de Ciencias
Universidade do Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre, 687
4169-007 Porto

Tel: +351 220 402 266
Fax: +351 220 402 209
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