Pedro Fernandes (PhD) is an Assistant Professor at UPT - Oporto Global University, and a Researcher with the Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra. He has been participating in several projects in the areas of autonomous vehicles and human-centered mobile robotics. His research interests include intervehicle communications, information management algorithms, autonomous vehicles, platooning, multi-agent systems, and simulation methods applied to intelligent transportation systems.
He served as a member of the IPC of IEEE ICVES'07. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (Communications, Computer, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Robotics and Automation, and Vehicular Technology Societies), and the IEEE Standards Association.