I am Associate Professor at the Informatics Department of University of Minho and researcher at HASLab/INESC TEC. Currently, I serve as Member of the Administration Board of INESC TEC.


My research interests are in dependable distributed systems, in particular with application to dependable distributed database systems and large scale distributed systems. My recent work has been focused on epidemic communication protocols, large scale data management and high-performace transactional middleware for cloud computing and data science.

Recent projects on these topics include LeanBigData, CoherentPaaS, PRACTICE, CumuloNimbo, Stratus, ReD and GORDA.