João Lourenço
João Lourenço

Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department of the NOVA School of Science and Technology of NOVA University Lisbon, and a founding member of the NOVA Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics (NOVA LINCS). He received his Ph.D. from NOVA University Lisbon in 2004 with a thesis on debugging of distributed programs. Currently, his primary research interests include in-memory data management for parallel and large-scale computing systems, testing and debugging of concurrent programs, and edge/fog computing. He is a member of the advisory board and steering committees of several International Conferences and Research Networks. He is co-author of more than 50 articles/papers and received a Distinguished Paper Award in Euro-Par 2012 and the Best Paper Award in HVC 2012. He was a visiting researcher at IBM Research Laboratory at Haifa, IL, in 2011; at the University of S. Paulo (at S. Carlos), BR, in 2014; and at the University of Brno, CZ, in 2015.