Alipio Jorge works in the areas of data mining, machine learning, recommender systems and NLP. He is a graduate in Applied Mathematics / Computer Science by UP, a PhD in Computer Science, also by UP, and MSc by the Imperial College. He is an Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science of the University of Porto since 2009 and is the head of that department since 2017, with habilitation since 2021. He is a researcher and the coordinator of LIAAD
, unit of INESC TEC
. He has projects in web automation, recommender systems, information retrieval, text mining and decision support for the management of public transport. He lectures Machine Learning and programming. He coordinated the MSc in Computer Science
from 2010 to 2013. He was part of the team who launched the Masters on Data Science which he coordinated from 2017 to 2019. He is co-director of the Bsc on Artificial Inteligence and Data Science. He collaborates with the MAP-i
PhD program. As a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics from 1996 to 2009, he launched with other colleagues the MSc in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems. He was in charge of this master since its creation, in 2000, until 2008. He is Portugal's sherpa for Artificial Intelligence at the European Commission.