José Manuel Fonseca

Dr. José Manuel Matos Ribeiro da Fonseca obtained his PhD on Electrical Engineering specialty Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 10th May 2001 and his Aggregation on 22th January 2016. He his Associate Professor with Tenure on the School of Science and Technology of the NOVA University of Lisbon since 1992, and member of the Electrical Engineering Department since its foundation on 1993. Has been responsible for several courses in the area of sensorial processing and real-time processing with special emphasis on intelligent image processing. Since its PhD supervised seven PhD Thesis, 61 MSc Thesis and 35 Final Diploma Projects. He has participated on more than ten European Projects as researcher and coordinator of the FCT/UNL participation. He was the leader of taskforce eDelivery and the leader of the workpackage Integrating Support Activities on the Network of Excellence “BIOPATTERN - Computational Intelligence for BioPattern Analysis to Support eHealth” FP6-2004-IST-2-508803 from 2004 to 2008. He published more than 150 papers, founded a spin-off company and is co-author of a National Industrial Patent.