B. S. in Physics, 1983, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. Computer Science (Ingeniería de Sistemas), 1984, Universidad Distrital de Bogotá. M. A. in Physics, 1987 and Ph. D. in Physics, 1990, University of Rochester, New York, U. S. A. Post-doctoral fellow, 1990-1992, Complexo Interdisciplinar II do INIC, Lisbon, Portugal. Assistant Professor at the Engineering School of the University of Porto, FEUP, since 1992.
Researcher in the field of Computational Science. Currently interested in Computational Physics, Computer Algebra (CAS) and E-learning Systems. Other research areas in the past include Particle Physics and Physical Properties of Food. Member of the ATLAS collaboration at CERN, from 2001 to 2009, in the area of software related to the experiment. Organizer of several events to promote Free Software, in collaboration with the Municipal Council of Porto, UNESCO, and Hispalinux (Spain), from 1999 to 2002. Founding member and first president of the Portuguese Free Software Association (ANSOL).List of articles and citations in Google Scholar
Areas of interest
- Physical sciences > Physics > Computational physics
- Physical sciences > Computer science > Programming
- Social sciences > Educational sciences > Teaching methods > Technological education