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Nuno Feixa Rodrigues

Member of the Board of Directors - Science and Technology Foundation Portugal

PositionMember of the Board of Directors

Nuno Feixa Rodrigues is an Associate Professor of Science and Technology of Programming at the School of Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado e Ave (EST-IPCA). In April 2019, he assumed the position of Member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and, in August, General Coordinator of the National Initiative for Digital Skills (INCoDe.2030). Nuno Rodrigues obtained a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Minho and was the first programme director of the Digital Game Development Engineering at IPCA. He coordinated and participated in different research projects in the area of programming and digital technologies, having published more than 50 scientific articles and participated in several international scientific committees. He was director of EST-IPCA and DIGARC – Digital Games Research Center, from IPCA, between 2011 and 2017. In 2009 and 2010, he had a post-doctorate grant for researching programming methods to support the validation of cryptographic software in the European project CACE (Computer Aided Cryptography Engineering). He currently coordinates digital projects of strategic interest for the country, such as the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and the National Advanced Computing Strategy. He is also the Portuguese representative in several international digital forums, namely the OECD Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board, the European Commission Digital Single Market Strategic Group, and the OECD Network of AI Experts.

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