Nuno Santos is currently a researcher at CCG - Centro de Computação Gráfica and at the ALGORITMI Center. He holds a PhD in Technologies and Information Systems at University of Minho, where his thesis is called "An Agile Process for Modeling Logical Architectures: Demonstration Cases from Large-scale Software Projects". He also holds a Certified Competence in Business Analysis (CCBA) from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). He co-authored research papers, where 24 were published in conference proceedings and 5 were book chapters. His research interests focus on agile industrial process management, requirements analysis, interoperability, and software architectures.
Nuno Ferreira is currently the head of research at i2S Insurance Knowledge, invited professor at ISEP of Porto's Polytechnique Institute and researcher at ALGORITMI research center of Minho’s University in Portugal. He holds a PhD in Software Engineering. He has a strong background in software engineering, project management and process management. His re-search interests are requirements elicitation, process-to-product transitions, logical architectures derivation, and process maturity models.
Ricardo J. Machado is a full professor of Information Systems Engineering and Technology in the Dept. of Information Systems at the University of Minho (UMinho), School of Engineering. Within the Information Systems Engineering domain, his primary research interests are in modelling and requirements for systems analysis and design and in process and project management life-cycles. He has supervised 50 completed PhD and MSc theses in these areas. He has published over 150 scientific publications and 4 industrial patents, and has acted as coordinator (PI) and senior researcher of over 50 R&D projects. Currently, at UMinho he is the vice-rector for institutional development, the director of the ALGORITMI Research Centre, the scientific coordinator of the EPMQ Laboratory at the CCG/ZGDV Institute, the director of the Doctoral Program in Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry, and member of the Board of the UM-Cities Platform.