Luis Paulo Reis is an Associate Professor at the Information Systems Department at the School of Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal and a member of the Directive Board of the Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Lab, Portugal. He received his Electrical Engineering and MSc degrees from the University of Porto in 1993 and 1995, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering (Artificial Intelligence/Robotics) at the same University in 2003.
During the last years he has lectured courses of Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Robotics, Information Systems, Simulation and Modeling, Planning and Scheduling and Logic Programming mostly at the PhD level. His research interests include also Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) and Intelligent Simulation. He was principal investigator of more than 10 research projects in those areas and he was evaluator for the European Commission for FP6, FP7, H2020 Projects and Proposals. He is the team leader of FC Portugal robotic soccer team/project, three times World Champion and seven times European Champion in RoboCup. He also won more than 50 scientific awards, including best papers at several conferences such as ICEIS and Robotica.
He supervised 18 PhD thesis and 100 MSc thesis to completion and is currently supervising 7 PhD theses. He is the author of more than 400 publications in international conferences and journals including 300 publications indexed at ISI Web of Knowledge or SCOPUS. He belonged to the PC of more than 200 international conferences including EPIA, ECAI, AAMAS, AIS, ICAART, Iberamia, RoboCup Symp., Robotica, IEEE ICARSC, CISTI, ISVC, VipImage CompImage, LARS/SBR, IECON, SOCO, ASM, KDIR, among others. He is member of IEEE, ACM, APPIA, among several other professional associations and president of the general assembly of AISTI - Iberian association for Information Systems and Technology. He was president of SPR - Portuguese Society for Robotics.