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João Lourenço is an 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. He is the author of the popular NOVAthesis LaTeX thesis template. He also writes on a blog about Technical and Scientific Communication, with or without LaTeX and the NOVAthesis template.

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, Doctorate, A Debugging Engine for Parallel and Distributed Programs, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

Computer Science, Master, Mecanismos de Suporte à Execução Concorrente de Programas em Lógica, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Award Date: 1 Mar 1995

External positions

Adjunct Professor, Ontario Tech (formerly UOIT)

1 Sept 2019 → …


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