Paulo Jorge Pinto Leitão received the MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, both from the University of Porto, in 1997 and 2004, respectively. He joined the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança in 1995, where he is Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the field of intelligent and reconfigurable systems, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, multi-agent systems and self-organized systems. He participated in several R&D projects (e.g., EU GO0DMAN, PERFoRM, ARUM and GRACE) and Networks of Excellence (e.g. IMS and CONET), served as general co-chair of several international conferences, namely IFAC IMS’10, HoloMAS’11, IEEE ICARSC’16 and SOHOMA'16, and published more than 200 papers in international scientific journals and conference proceedings. He is co-author of three patents and received four paper awards at INCOM’06, BASYS’06, INDIN’10 and INFOCOMP’13 conferences. Dr. Leitão is Senior member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) and Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society (SMCS), past Chair of the IEEE IES Technical Committee on Industrial Agents and member at-large of the IEEE IES Administrative Committee (AdCom). Currently he is chair of the IEEE Standards Association P2660.1 Working Group.
Personal website: http://www.ipb.pt/~pleitao