Nuno Ferreira is an Assistant Professor (tenure position) with the Department of Electrical Engineering of Institute of Engineering of Coimbra, and is a Permanent Researcher in the Knowledge Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development (GECAD) team of the Engineering Institute of Porto in Portugal also he collaborate as Researcher with CRIS team of the INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science and collaborate with the team of LIACC- Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science. He received the Engineering degree, the M.Sc. degree, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto and Faculty of Engineering of University of Trás-dos-Montes e Alto Douro, in 1996, 1999 and 2006, respectively. His main research area is robotics and his main research interests are industrial robots, cooperative robots, multi-robot systems, human-robot team cooperation, distributed control, cooperative perception and autonomous robots.
He is the co-author of about 60 papers published in ISI-indexed scientific journals, book chapters, and proceedings of peer-reviewed international scientific conferences. He began his career as an electrical engineer in Siemens Company, where he worked between Ago. 1996 and Mar. 1997. He began his career as a teacher at Department of Electrical Engineering of Institute of Engineering of Coimbra, and exercised Public Management and Administrative Activities such as Vice-President of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra since 2013 to 2017, President of the Institute of Engineering of Coimbra since 2010 to 2013, Pro-President for Research at the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra since 2009 to 2010, Member of the General Council of the IPC since 2009 to 2017 and Vice-President of the Institute of Engineering of Coimbra, since 2003 to 2005.