Nuno Castro

Area Director for Advanced Computing
in Portugal


Nuno Castro is Vice-President for Research and Scientific Innovation of the School of Sciences of the University of Minho, Professor of Physics, and Researcher at the Portuguese Laboratory for Experimental Particle Physics (LIP).

He is also a member of the LIP’s board of Directors, responsible for the advanced training at LIP and coordinator of the LIP Competence Center in Simulation and Big Data, as well as President of the Board of Directors of INCD – the National Infrastructure for Distributed Computing. At the University of Minho, Nuno Castro teaches courses in general physics, computational physics, radiation physics, data analysis and particle physics.

Nuno Castro is an active member of the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN since 2004, focusing mainly on the search for new physics phenomena in the top quark sector and In advanced computing for data analysis. Nuno Castro is currently a member of the Speakers Committee of the ATLAS Collaboration and co-convenor of the LHC working group for effective field theory.