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Arlindo Oliveira

President of INESC

Arlindo Manuel Limede de Oliveira, born in Negage, Angola, is a Portuguese academic, researcher and writer. He is author of more than 150 scientific articles and papers in conferences[1] and of three books: The Digital Mind,[2][3] published by MIT Press and IST Press, Computer Architecture,[4][5] published by World Scientific and by IST Press and Inteligência Artificial[6], published by Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos.
Arlindo Oliveira obtained his engineering degree from Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon and his PhD degree from the University of California, Berkeley[7]. He is a senior member of the IEEE and of the Portuguese Academy of Engineering,[8][9] a notable alumnus of the University of Lisbon and, between 2015 and 2018, the Head of the Portuguese node[10] of ELIXIR.[11] He has been director of INESC-ID between 2000 and 2009, and president of Instituto Superior Técnico between January 2012 and December 2019.