I am presently the President of IST and member of its executive board.
I am also a researcher at INESC-ID, a research institute in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies, that is an associated laboratory.
I am a member of the KDBIO group of INESC-ID.
I got a PhD from UC Berkeley in 1994, after a BSc from IST, in 1986.
My major areas of interest are Algorithms and Complexity, Machine Learning and Computational Biology.