João C. Ferreira is an Assistant Professor, with habilitation, from ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon, Portugal. He graduated in Physics at the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL/IST), Portugal, received an MSC in Telecommunication and a PhD degree in Computer Science Engineering from UTL/IST and a second PhD in Industrial Engineering from Minho University. His professional and research interests are in Data Science, Text Mining, IoT, AI, Smart cities, blockchain, and Electric Vehicle.
He has authored over 200 scientific papers in different areas of computer science. General chair of several international conferences such as OAIR 2013, INTSYS18, INTSYS19, INTSYS20. Five best aware papers in conferences. During the last years, he has served as an expert/reviewer for several top scientific journals with more than 150 revisions.
He participates in the evaluation process of more than 20 funding institutions, such as EU Commission, ANI (Agência Nacional de Inovação) and FCT (Portuguese agency that supports science, technology and innovation). Participation in more than 30 EU projects (FP7/H2020 and PT2020) and six of them as PI. IEEE senior member from 2015. Guest Editor and topic editor in MDPI for energies, electronics and Sensors. Three books as editor. CIS chapter IEEE PT president (2017-2018). Coordinator of the Master in Decision Support Systems (MSIAD), and Summer School of Smart Cities and winter school IoT and Blockchain in 2019 and 2020. One patent in Edge computer for the Vessel monitor system