Carlos Serrão

Assistant Professor @ ISCTE-IUL, Researcher @ ISTAR-IUL

Assistant Professor and Researcher

  • Name: Carlos Serrão
  • Position: Assistant Professor, Researcher, Entrepreneur
  • Age: 44 Years old
  • Residence: Portugal
  • E-mail: carlos.serrao AT iscte.pt, carlos AT serrao.me

Born in Lisbon in 1973. Graduated in Computer Science and Management, ISCTE-IUL, 1997. Master in Information Systems Management, ISCTE-IUL, specialisation in information security area, 2004. PhD in Computer Architecture and Distributed Systems, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain), 2008.

Since 2008, Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL, in the Information Sciences and Technologies Department of the ISCTE-IUL School of Technologies and Architecture, where it teaches different curricular units related with Information Security, and Web and Mobile-based Information Systems Development and Management. Previously researcher at ADETTI-IUL with interest in the research areas of “Distributed Applications and Systems”, “Information Security”, “Mobile and Web Information Security” integrated in the NUIGRAM (Natural User Interaction Graphics and Mobility) research group. Since January 2015 integrates SSE (Software Systems Engineering) research group of ISTAR-IUL, working in the same research areas. Associated member of the DMAG (Distributed Multimedia Applications Group) research center.

Since 1995 has participated in multiple national and international projects, financed by entities such as the European Union, European Space Agency and others. Author and co-author of multiple research articles and communications in international conferences, journals and magazines, and also multiple project reports and deliverables. Also author of several PHP development books.

OWASP (Open Web Applications Security Project) portuguese chapter leader cooperating in event organisation, information dissemination and other projects. Founding member of the AP2SI (Associação Portuguesa para a Promoção da Segurança de Informação). Entrepreneur in some IS/IT startups - some of my startup adventures include NetMust, HUGaCity and Innit.

Education

  • Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya (UPC, Barcelona, Spain)

    PhD. degree on Distributed Systems and Computer Architecture 2004-2008

    2008, UPC – Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, PhD in Computer Architecture and Distributed Systems, thesis entitle “iDRM - Interoperability Mechanisms for Open Rights Management Platforms”. Final grade “Excel.lent Cum Laude” (the highest possible mark). The work was supervised by Prof. Jaime Delgado, from the Computer Architecture Department (UPC, Barcelona).


    The final thesis presentation and discussion jury was composed by Prof. Manel Medina (president) from the Computer Architecture Department (UPC, Barcelona), Prof. Silvia Llorente (secretary) from the Computer Architecture Department (UPC, Barcelona), Prof. Panos Kudumakis (vogal and main jury element) from the Department of Electronic Engineering (Queen Mary University of London, London), Prof. Ramon Martí (vogal), from the Departament d'Enginyeria de la Informació i de les Comunicacions (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona) and the Prof. Enric Peig (vogal), from the Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).


  • Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal)

    Masters degree on Information Systems Management 2002-2004

    2003, ISCTE - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, MSc. in Information Systems Management (MGSI). Final grade obtained: 17 (on a 0-20 scale). The thesis theme was “The importance of PKI in the digital content e-Commerce”, having received a grade “Very Good, with distinction” (the highest possible grade).


    The work was supervised by Prof. José Cordeiro Gomes, from the Information Sciences and Technologies Department from ISCTE-IUL. The jury was composed by Prof. Pedro Veiga (vogal and main element of the jury) from the Computer Science Department (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa), Prof. Miguel Dias (vogal) from the Information Sciences and Technologies Department (ISCTE) and Prof. José Cordeiro Gomes (vogal) from the Information Sciences and Technologies Department (ISCTE).


  • Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal)

    BSc. degree in Computer Science and Management (5 year degree) 1991-1996

    1997, ISCTE - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, Licenciatura em Informática e Gestão de Empresas (5 year degree). Final grade: 14 (on a 0-20 scale).

    In the final degree project was named “TelemedNet - Telemedicine system”, with a final grade of 17 (on a 0-20 scale).

My Experience

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    Masters Degree 2013-2016

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