Rui Maranhão Abreu

    INESC-ID / IST, University of Lisbon

    Areas of Interest: Software Engineering, Software Quality, Machine Learning, Security, Quantum Software Engineering

    NameRui Maranhão Abreu
    RoleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionINESC-ID / IST, University of Lisbon
    Key Words / Areas of InterestSoftware Engineering, Software Quality, Machine Learning, Security, Quantum Software Engineering.
    Expertise SoughtAs 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.