Paulo J.S. Gonçalves is an Associate Professor (Professor Coordenador) of Electrotechnical and Industrial Engineering with the School of Technology in the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal. He is also a researcher at Center of Intelligent Systems (CSI) - IDMEC - LAETA. Dr. Gonçalves was trained in Mechanical Engineering, achieving the Licenciatura degree in 1995. He earned the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Instituto Superior Técnico, 1998 and 2005, respectively. He has presented more than 100 contributions in robotics, vision and computational intelligence.
Dr. Gonçalves is the Co-Chair of the OntoSPM (Ontologies for Surgical Process Models) Collaborative Action and Co-Chair of the IEEE P1872.2 - Standard for Autonomous Robotics (AuR) Ontology .