Paulo Alexandre Ribeiro CortezPaulo Alexandre Ribeiro Cortez
From 2019 to Present
Dr Habil (Agregação)
Associate Professor with Habilitation (Professor Associado com Agregação) at Escola de Engenharia da Universidade do Minho
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Paulo Cortez (Habilitation, PhD) is Associate Professor (with tenure) at the Department of Information Systems, University of Minho. He is also assistant director of the ALGORITMI R&D centre and coordinator of its Information Systems and Technologies (IST) research group, and member of its Intelligent Data Systems (IDS) lab, with interests
in the fields of: Business Intelligence: Data Science, Data Mining, Decision Support Systems and Forecasting; and Artificial Intelligence (AI): Neural Networks; Evolutionary Algorithms and AI Applications.He is co-author of more than 173 indexed (e.g., ISI, Scopus) publications in international peer reviewed journals (e.g., Journal of Heuristics, Decision Support Systems, Neurocomputing, Information Sciences, Applied Soft Computing) and conferences (e.g., IEEE IJCNN, IEEE CIDM, ACM GECCO). He has a total of 6373 Google Scholar citations (h-index of 36) and 3035 Scopus citations (without self-citations, h-index of 25).He he has participated in 35 R&D projects and has supervised 2 Postdoctoral works, 8 PhD thesis, 43 MSc thesis and 18 BSc final graduation projects in the area of Intelligent Data Analysis. He is currently Associate Editor of the journals Decision Support Systems (ranked A* at ERA CORE, with JCR) and Expert Systems (with JCR), and was formerly Associate Editor of Neural Processing Letters (with JCR). From 2012 to 2015, he was Vice-president of the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (www.appia.pt). He was also evaluator of 61 R&D project proposals and reports from the Scientific National entities of Cyprus, France, Israel, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Kazakhstan: 2013-2018. He has been a regular reviewer of ISI JCR journals such as: IEEE Trans. Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Information Sciences, Decision Support Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, Machine Learning, Applied Soft Computing, Neurocomputing, and Knowledge and Information Systems. Moreover, he has been Program Committee/Reviewer of 183 int. conferences/workshops, such as: VLDB 2018 (ERA CORE A*), ICONIP 2017 (ERA CORE A), IEEE IJCNN 2017 (ERA CORE A), ECAI2010 (ERA CORE A).
- At ALGORITMIAcademic DegreeDr Habil (Agregação)PositionAssociate Professor with Habilitation (Professor Associado com Agregação) at Escola de Engenharia da Universidade do Minho