João M. C. Sousa
João Miguel da Costa Sousa is a Full Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IST. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, in 1998. He has authored one book and has authored and co-authored more than two hundred papers and articles published in journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised more than 40 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. Prof. Sousa has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Editor of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation and member of the editorial board from Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Currently, he was the Chair of Fuzzy Systems Technical Committee from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2015-2016). He participated in more than 20 research projects, where 5 of them were international projects. He is/was principal investigator in 5 of these projects. Prof. Sousa is Coordinator of the Center of Intelligent Systems (CIS), which is a research unit of IDMEC, a private non-profit association of science, technology and training.