University of Coimbra: 2011 - 2013
Did thesis research in the fields of Information Systems and Semantic Web. Thesis grade: 19 out of 20.
Final grade: "Excellent" (18 out of 20).
University of Coimbra: 2008 - 2011
Final grade: "Very Good" (16 out of 20).
2012 - Present
Big Data for Better Performance (Open2Study). Grade: 85%.
Concepts in Games Development (Swinburne University of Technology). Grade: 80%.
Human-Computer Interaction (Stanford University): 88.3%.
Game Theory (Stanford University): 86%.
Gamification (University of Pennsylvania): 92.3%.
British Council: 2007 - 2009
Final grade: C.
Also finished the First Certificate in English (FCE) with grade A and the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with grade C.
Voxbone: February 2014 - Present
Developing the new SOAP and REST APIs and working in improvements to both frontend and backend of the website and in developments of new modules.
Valipat: November 2013 - February 2014
Worked on internal tools and the web applications for customers to place orders and the internal team to process them.
Shuffler.fm: January 2013 - July 2013
Worked in the webapp frontend and backend, in the web crawlers and in applications for other services.
Pedro Nunes Institute: September 2011 - March 2012
Worked in the Information System frontend and backend and interacted directly with users for the creation of new modules for them.
University of Coimbra: 2010
Merit prize attributed by the University of Coimbra for its 3% best students, refering to the scholar year 2009/2010.
Springer Briefs: TBA
Awaiting publication of book titled "Service Systems".
EPIA 2013: September 2013
R. Chicória, R. Lopes, J. Claro, J. Duro and C. Bento, "inTime: A Crowd-sourced Approach to Urban Mobility Through Time Predictions". Link to conference proceedings (paper in pages 68-72)
Promundo: 2012 - 2013
Designed and developed from scratch the website for Promundo, an association for social causes focused on education and international cooperation.
Towarszystwo Przyjaciół Dzieci: July 2012 - August 2012
Worked for 6 weeks with children from pathological families and orphans, taught them English and elaborated workshops and cultural presentations.
1998 - 2012
Federated judo athlete with 1st Dan (black belt) and regular participations in national and international tournaments.
Certified as a judo referee by Associação Distrital de Judo de Coimbra in May 2011.
A webapp for browsing points of interest (POI) of Portuguese cities that collects data from different sources and uses crowdsourcing to improve its catalogue.
This webapp was developed in the scope of a programming challenge for the platform One.Stop.Transport.
Designed the webapp and worked in frontend and backend. Also developed crawling scripts to fetch information from data sources.
A demo webapp that serves as an example for developers to use the Shuffler.fm API v2.
Worked mainly in the backend's interaction with the API.
The official website of Promundo, a Portuguese association for social causes focused on education and international cooperation.
This website was fully developed as an unpaid voluntary work for Promundo.
Did the full website development (including theme) by scratch with some collaborations from other Promundo volunteers.
The result of a 48h hackathlon. A Google Chrome extension to hide uninteresting posts in your Facebook news feed and also to protect against some Facebook jacking attempts.
Worked mainly in the frontend, interaction with Facebook and in the video for the presentation.
Android app with a web-based administration that uses the power of crowdsourcing and machine learning to learn public transports' actual schedules.
Worked in web-based administration, Android app and machine learning algorithms.
Online service based on user-submited photos of traveling destinations that uses embedded GPS metadata to locate them and build a catalogue of interesting places to travel to.
Worked in webapp frontend and backend following a user-centered design approach.
News website for movies and TV shows based on Semantic Web technologies. It crawls movies and TV shows metadata and news and builds semantic graphs between them for smarter searches and suggestions.
Designed the website, built the RDF ontology and worked in frontend and backend.
Web-based Incident Management System (from ITIL) that can be automatically built based on an existing database schema (SQL file) and BPMN file.
Developed the database schema parser and converter to running webapp and worked in the webapp frontend and backend.
A First Person Shooter for Linux using OpenGL featuring interactive scenario elements such as targets that can be knocked down, glass that can be broken and dynamic lights.
Did a bit of everything.
Organization and participation in the project log in dei, an innovative set of talks aimed at High School students to enlighten them about College studies.
Organized the set of talks, presented a talk and created and updated the website and Facebook page.
Flash game in Portuguese about the life of a Computer Science student from the University of Coimbra. It is composed by a collection of minigames.
Designed and developed the game menus and some minigames.