João Paulo Magalhães holds a PhD in Information Science and Technology from University of Coimbra. Currently, he is Adjunct Professor at School of Management and Technology (ESTGF) at the Polytechnic of Porto (IPP) where he used to teach Systems Administration, Secure Programming and Secure Information Systems.
He is also the Director of Computer and Network Security bachelor degree. João Paulo is member of two research groups: the Centre for Research and Innovation in Business Sciences and Information Systems (CIICESI) at School of Management and Technology at the Polytechnic of Porto and the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC) at University of Coimbra.
He has published several papers in top-ranked conferences and journals and is author of a book in the area of self-healing systems/autonomic computing. João Paulo also has a professional background outside the academia. He is CTO at Globinnova Cyber Intelligence and has served as team coordinator (UNIX and AS-400) and as UNIX system administration in a large Portuguese company.