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João Álvaro Carvalho is the new Director of the Department of Information Systems Back

Wednesday, 7/18/2018   
João Álvaro Carvalho, Full Professor at the Information Systems Department of EEUM, took office on July 18.
João Álvaro Brandão Soares Carvalho, Full Professor of the Department of Information Systems of EEUM, was elected director of the Department of Information Systems for the biennium 2018-2020. The management team also counts on Helena Cristina Coutinho Duarte Rodrigues, José Filipe Sá Rodrigues Soares and Manuel Filipe Vieira Torres Santos as assistant directors.

In his acceptance speech, the new director thanked "the confidence that resulted in the election of this team" and expressed his willingness to "work for the School of Engineering in the fulfillment of our mission and the defined objectives."

João Álvaro Carvalho holds a degree in Systems and Computer Engineering. Between 1988 and 1991 he completed PhD studies at the University of Manchester's Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the United Kingdom. He is researcher at the ALGORITMI Center and was Assistant Director of the Department in 2000. He was President of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho between 2009 and 2010.

João Álvaro Carvalho was also one of the promoters of the Department of Information Systems foundation and was involved in the creation / reformulation of several courses promoted by the department, namely: doctoral program in Information Systems and Technologies, master's degree in Engineering and Management of Information Systems; master's degree and specialization course in Information Systems; masters in Information Services and Information Sciences.