|Name||Rui Maranhão Abreu|
|Institution||INESC-ID / IST, University of Lisbon|
|Key Words / Areas of Interest||Software Engineering, Software Quality, Machine Learning, Security, Quantum Software Engineering.|
|Expertise Sought||As software is eating the world, there is the need to build highly efficient and effective solutions. I have expertise in software engineering and artificial intelligence, which, combined, can be leveraged in several domains to devise highly efficient, effective, and reliable solutions. I am looking forward to contribute the multi-disciplinary projects that are relevant to the UT Austin Portugal program.|
Rui Maranhão’s research revolves around software quality, with emphasis in automating the testing and debugging phases of the software development life-cycle as well as self-adaptation. He is the recipient of 6 Best Paper Awards, and his work has attracted considerable attention. Before joined IST, ULisbon as an Associate Professor with Habilitation and INESC-ID as a Senior Researcher, he was a member of the Model-Based Reasoning group at PARC’s System and Sciences Laboratory and an Assistant Professor at the University of Porto. He has co-founded DashDash in January 2017, a platform to create web apps using only spreadsheet skills — the company has secured $9M in Series A funding in May 2018.