Pedro F. Campos is Assistant Professor with Habilitation in the Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Exact Sciences and Engineering, University of Madeira, since 2006. He teaches Programming Usable Interfaces, Software Processes and Metrics, Advanced Research Topics and other curricular units related with Human-Computer Interaction and Software Engineering. He has supervised 1 PhD thesis and 1 Post-Doc. He is currently supervising 4 PhD theses. He also supervised or co-advised 32 MSc theses at the Univ. of Madeira and at Instituto Superior Técnico (Univ. of Lisbon), as well as 6 final degree projects (pre-Bologna) at the Univ. of Madeira. Pedro holds an Habilitation from the University of Aveiro, a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Madeira, and a BSc and MSc in Informatics and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. He is a professional member of the ACM.
Pedro participated in the program committee of more than 48 international conferences, and had leading roles in the organization of more than 27 international conferences, serving as president of the program committee, local organizer, posters chair, demos chair and others. He is currently the national delegate to the IFIP's Human-Computer Interaction (TC13), where he is also chair of the 13.6 HWID (Human Work Interaction Design) working group. He co-founded the HWID (Human Work Interaction Design) conference series held every 3 years since 2006, and published by Springer-Verlag. He is area Editor of the EAI Transactions on Creative Technologies.
In the area of university management, he held positions such as program director in Computer Engineering (2006-2007, 2009-2012) and PhD program director (2016-present), area coordinator of Computer Engineering and Interactive Media Design (2013-2015), and also served as vice president of Madeira-ITI (2011-2015), the first innovation institute of the University of Madeira created under the aegis of the CMU Portugal program. Pedro founded 3 spin-offs based on results of R&D projects, in the first of which (WowSystems) he leads a private R&D laboratory in which 7 masters and 3 doctoral students have collaborated since 2008. He holds a patent pending from the European Patent Office (EPO). He recently co-founded GUIC (Global User Insights Consortium) with Lene Nielsen and Jose Nocera.