Maria João Pereira
Maria João Tinoco Varanda Pereira received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Minho in 1996 and 2003 respectively. She is integrated member of the Research Centre in Digitalization and Intelligent Robotics (CeDRI), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança and collaborator member of the Language Processing group in the Algoritmi Research Center , at the University of Minho. She is currently coordinator professor at the Technology and Management School of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and she is vice-president of the same school. The main research interests are: Language-based-tools, Program Comprehension and Visualization, Domain Specific Languages, Computational Ontologies, QA Systems, Learning Analytics, Big Data, Student Profiling, Generation of Virtual Learning Spaces, Computer-assisted Education.