Senior lecturer in Computer Science, Nottingham Trent University
João Filipe Ferreira joined NTU in 2018 where he is currently a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science. He was an Invited Assistant Professor from 2011 to 2017, and an Invited Teaching Assistant in Electrical Engineering and Computers at the University of Coimbra from February to September 2011. He was a Probationary Teaching Assistant in the same area and at the same university from 2002 to 2004. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, specialisation in Instrumentation and Control, in July 2011. He received his MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra (FCTUC), specialisation in Automation and Robotics, in January 2005. He received his Electrical Engineering B.Sc. degree (5-year course, specialisation in computers) from the same faculty, in July 2000.
He is currently a researcher at the Centre for Computer Science and Informatics (CIRC) and has been a staff researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics at FCTUC, since 1999 (integrated member since 2011, research group manager in 2016), and a member of the IEEE and the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) since 2012 (Officer in the Portuguese Chapter from 2014 until 2018, member of the Technical Committee on Cognitive Robotics, T-CORO, since 2015, and member of the Technical Committee on Agricultural Robotics, TC AgRA, since 2019), the IEEE Life Sciences Community since 2013, the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society since 2015 and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society since 2015. He is also a member of the British Computer Society since 2019.