Alexandre J. T. Santos

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Associate Professor w/ Habilitation
Departament of Informatics,
Computer Communications and Networks Group,
Engineering School,
Universidade do Minho
4700-057 Braga, Portugal
Tel: +351 253 604 442/74/30
Fax: +351 253 604 471
E-mail: alex (at) di (dot) uminho (dot) pt
(IEEE): alextsantos (at) ieee (dot) org

Short Bio
Alexandre J. T. Santos (IEEE SM-10) is Associate Professor with Habilitation in Informatics at the Informatics Department, Engineering School, University of Minho. He his Senior Researcher, and has been Associate Director of R&D Centro ALGORITMI in 2013-2016. He is now on the lead of the CCPM, Computer Communications and Pervasive Media Research Group and also of the Computer Communicationds and Networks (CCN) Laboratory. He received his PhD in Computer Communications from the University of Minho in 1996. He has several participations in R&D international projects on computer communications, protocols and Internet based services. He has authored or co-authored numerous scientific papers at international refereed Journals and Conferences (with some best paper awards). He has been Project Evaluator for International and National R&D funding institutions and has served a TPC member for several IEEE, ACM and IFIP sponsored international conferences. Alexandre J. T. Santos is member by invitation of the Academic Committee of the ”Magister en Redes de Datos”, Facultad de Informática, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Argentina and also member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Centre CIICIPL, Centro de Investigação em Informática e Comunicações, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal. Also a member of the Scientific Committee from the MAP-Tele joint PhD Program of the Universities of Minho, Aveiro and Porto. He is IEEE Senior Member from IEEE Computer Society and member of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, IEEE Communications Society, Internet Society (ISOC), ISOC-PT and APDSI.

Main Research R&D Projects:

PUBLICATIONS (consult also CCN publications CCN Web Page)

Teaching Activities

Management Positions
  • Associate Director of Centro ALGORITMI, R&D FCT Centre (2013-2016);
  • Course Director of Master Course in Computer Networks and Telematic Services Engineering - MERSTel (2007-present);
  • CCN R&D, Group Leader (2005-present);
  • Member Scientific Committee PhD Program MAP-Tele, (2011-present);
  • Member Academic Committee Maestria en Redes de Datos (UNLP, AR) , (2015-present);
  • Vice-President of Engineering School , University of Minho (2005/01-2010/02);
  • Director of R&D FCT Centre CCTC, University of Minho, (2003-2005);
  • President of CCOM - UMinho Computer Communications Centre (2002-2004);
  • Director of the LESI (300 ECTS) course, DI, University of Minho (1997-1998 & 2000-2001);