João Lourenço

Associate Professor

Computer Systems

Country: Portugal

Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, UNL


Phone: (+351) 212 948 536

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 University of S. Paulo (at S. Carlos), BR, in 2014; and at University of Brno, CZ, in 2015. He is the author of the popular NOVAthesis LaTeX thesis template [1]. He also writes on a blog about the topic of writing dissertations, with or without LaTeX and the NOVAthesis template. [1]

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