Pedro A. R. S. Costa is an Auxiliary Professor at Universidade Lusófona (Lisbon), where he lectures courses from the Informatics Department. His teaching domains include Fundamentals of Programming, Cloud and Big data solutions, Distributed Systems, Computer Networks, and dependability.
Pedro A. R. S. Costa graduated at Faculdade de Ciências of Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon) in Informatics, holds a Ph.D. in Informatics at the same University. He has spent 6 years as a Junior Researcher at LaSIGE (Lisbon) where he worked in several projects in the area of Cloud computing and fault tolerance. He was several years of experience at private companies such as Siemens and Nokia where he participated and in projects related to IPTV, Mobile TV, OSS/BSS, and still participates in Big Data project to process telecom data. His current interests are Distributed Systems, Dependability, Security, Cloud Computing, and Big Data.