Swearing-in ceremony took place on July 23
João Álvaro Brandão Soares Carvalho, Full Professor of the Department of Information Systems of EEUM, was reelected director of the Department of Information Systems for the biennium 2020-2022. The management team also counts on Helena Cristina Coutinho Duarte Rodrigues, Isabel Maria Pinto Ramos e Pedro Sérgio Oliveira Branco as assistant directors.
The swearing-in ceremony took place on the 23rd and was attended by Pedro Arezes, Dean of the School of Engineering, and António Vicente and Maribel Yasmina Santos, Vice-Deans.
João Álvaro Carvalho holds a degree in Systems and Computer Engineering. Between 1988 and 1991 he completed PhD studies at the University of Manchester’s Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the United Kingdom. He is researcher at the ALGORITMI Center and has been Assistant Director of the Department since 2001. He was President of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho between 2009 and 2010.
João Álvaro Carvalho was also one of the promoters of the Department of Information Systems foundation and was involved in the creation / reformulation of several courses promoted by the department, namely: doctoral program in Information Systems and Technologies, master’s degree in Engineering and Management of Information Systems; master’s degree and specialization course in Information Systems; masters in Information Services and Information Sciences.