Prof. Dr. Henrique Madeira

Henrique Madeira is associate professor at the University of Coimbra. His main research interests focus on experimental evaluation of dependable computing systems, fault injection, error detection mechanisms, and transactional systems dependability, subjects on which he has authored or coauthored more than 100 papers in refereed conferences and journals. He has coordinated or participated in tens of projects funded by the Portuguese government and by the European Union. Henrique Madeira was the Vice-Chair of the IFID Working Group 10.4 Special Interest Group (SIG) in Dependability Benchmarking from the establishment of the SIG in the summer of 1999 until 2002 and is co-author of the first dependability benchmark proposal known – the DBench-OLTP. He has organized several Workshops and scientific events and was the Program Co-Chair of the International Performance and Dependability Symposium track of the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN-PDS2004. He has been appointed as the Conference Coordinator for the DSN 2008. He has also been asked to be referee for many international conferences and journals and he has served on program committees of the major conferences of the dependability and database areas.