Luís Moniz Pereira

Full Professor

Knowledge-Based Systems

Country: Portugal

Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, UNL


Phone: (+351)212948536 (secretary)

Google Scholar page: Home page: Born in Lisbon in 1947. Awarded Emeritus Professor title by NOVA in 2021. Degrees: - Doctor Honoris Causa (Dr.-Ing.), from T.U. Dresden, December, 2006. - Habilitation ("Agregação") in Artificial Intelligence, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1980. - PhD in Cybernetics, Brunel University, London, 1974. - Diplomed Electronics Engineer, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, 1971. Posts: - Full Professor of Computer Science since 1985 (early retired 2008 - at 60 - so I can work!), at Departamento de Informática, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon. - Founder and Director of the Artificial Intelligence Centre (1993-2008) (CENTRIA) at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, comprising 68 researchers. - Head of the Computer Science Department at Universidade Nova de Lisboa 1992-1996. - Visiting Scientist at: U. California at Riverside, USA; State U. NY at Stony Brook, USA; U. Bologna, Italy. - Research Fellow, Dept. of Computational Logic, Edinburgh University, 1974-1975. - Researcher, National Laboratory for Civil Engineering, Lisbon, 1971-1973, 1976-1978. Research interests: Knowledge representation and reasoning, logic programming, cognitive sciences, computational morality. Role played in KBS: Emeritus independent researcher; supervises PhD students and postdocs; produces many publications and has published two books in 2016 and two books in 2020; co-authors with international researchers; gives talks the world over and press interviews.

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