PhD in Electrotechnical Engineering from IST, where he is Professor in the area of mobile and wireless communications, developing research activity at INESC-ID/INOV. He has done consultancy for mobile communications operators, besides ANACOM and other public and private entities, and was part of the Board of Directors of EID. He has coordinated and participated in more than 30 European projects of various framework programmes. He was part of more than 60 evaluation committees of projects and institutions for the European Commission funding agencies from 12 countries. He was part of the Expert Advisory Group as well as the Steering Board of the European platform Net!Works, and was the coordinator of the Applications Working Group. He has organised and taught more than 70 advanced training courses for companies.