Laboratório vivo para o fortalecimento do ecossistema de inovação e criatividade da cidade
Living lab for strengthening the city’s innovation and creativity ecosystem
Ricardo Machado
Ricardo Machado

Photography: Pedro Figueiredo

Ricardo J. Machado is a full professor of Engineering and Technologies of Information Systems in Dept. of Information Systems of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho.
His main research interests are in modeling and requirements in the analysis and design of systems and the management of the life cycle of projects and processes. He supervised 10 completed PhD theses in these areas. He has published more than 150 scientific articles and 4 industrial patents and participated as a coordinator (IR) and senior researcher in more than 50 R & D projects. Some of these projects are related to the problematic of the Digital Transformation of the Society in the contexts of Industry 4.0 and the Intelligent Cities.
He is currently director of the ALGORITMI Research Center, scientific coordinator of the EPMQ Laboratory at the CCG / ZGDV Institute and director of the Doctoral Program in Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry. He is also president of the National Council of the College of Informatics Engineering of the Order of Portuguese Engineers, president of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Cluster of TICE (, Member of the General Assembly of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), member of the Board and Steering Committee of the NESSI European Technology Platform and Services Initiative and member of the Steering Committee of the ICSOB (International Conferences on Software Business - Springer). In 2009, he received the IEEE MGA Achievement Award. In 2015, his book "Requirements in Engineering Projects" was nominated by Springer for the 2016 TAA Textbook Award. In 2016, the iFlow project, coordinated by itself, received the Annual Logistics Excellence Award from APLOG.
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