I am a Computer Engineer with a MSc degree in Systems Engineering, and a PhD in Informatics and Computers Engineering. I have dedicated my whole career to the field of Information Systems. After 20 years working as a software developer and project manager in Venezuela, I moved to Portugal in 2001, where I am fully dedicated to teaching and research activities at the Algarve University, and the Research Center for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO).
Responsible for teaching, research and consulting activities at the Electronics and Informatics Engineering Department (DEEI), Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT). Through a collaboration with the Economics and Management Faculty, responsible for teaching at the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Economy master course. Author of several scientific publications, and member of several program committe of international scientific events. Consultancy activities include process discovery and modelling and requirements elicitation and specification projects in local IT companies.
Responsible for teaching and research activities at the Department of Electronic Engineering and Informatics (DEEI), Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT).
Responsible for software project development based on Oracle technology and tools, with particular focus on building strong trust relationship with clientes, requirement elicitation and specification, database conceptual design, and developing user training courses.
Responsible for giving assistance in practical classes on data-base management.
Responsible for diverse IT activities including elicitation and specification of hardware and software requirements and installation and configuration of local area networks for small construction companies.
Responsible for the analysis, design and development of several information systems related to agricultural research. Among them, development of a highly successful Expert System of liming recommendations for acid soils in Venezuela, which resulted in co-authoring the book "Sistema Experto para recomendaciones de cal en los suelos de Venezuela”