Pedro Maló (IEEE Member #93210001), Professor at the Electrotechnical Engineering Department (DEE) of the Faculty of Science and Technology of Universidade Nova devLisboa (FCT-UNL), Senior Researcher at the UNINOVA Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS) and Entrepreneur at Unparallel Innovation. He is graduated, with MSc in Computer Science and a holds PhD in Computer Engineering. Pedro's core research interests are the interoperability and integrability of (complex) systems with special emphasis on Cyber-Physical Systems but also key industrial domains, such as the Architecture-Engineering-Construction-Operations (AECO) industries.
Pedro has coined novel methods and tools such as the Plug’n’Play Interoperability (PnI) solution, the Multilayer Middleware Architecture and technologies (DDMW), amongst others. Pedro has 15+ years practice in the management, research and technical coordination/development of RTD and innovation projects in ICT domains especially addressing data technologies, systems' interoperability and integration solutions. Pedro is a recognised Project Manager and S&T Coordinator of European/National RTD and industry projects with skills in the coordination of both co-localised and geographical dispersed work teams operating in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments.
Furthermore, Pedro exhibits knowledge of user/industry ICT solutions & applications (e.g. Smart-Cities / Embedded Systems / AECO) and standardisation skills (e.g. ISO/TC 59/SC 13 and buildingSMART).