Prof. Dr. Gil Gonçalves

Gil Gonçalves is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, and researcher at the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR) where he is the PI for the System and Technologies for advanced manufacturing (SYSTEC-MANUFACTURING) thematic research line and responsible for the DIGITAL and InTelligent Industry laboratory (DIGI2).

Having completed his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, focusing on the analysis, specification and implementation of complex systems with adaptive capabilities, he has been developing his scientific and pedagogical career in the areas of systems and software engineering, control architectures and design of software for complex systems. His main research interests are digital transformation and industry 4.0; architectures and models of information systems for complex systems; Cyber Physical Systems; IoT and edge computing; predictive and prescriptive models for adapting and reconfiguring systems.

Gil is currently leading a couple of activities financed by the EIT Manufacturing, a knowledge and innovation community created by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, that target the development of approaches and content to introduce students to the concepts of cyber-physical production systems.