Catarina Ferreira da Silva

Catarina Ferreira da Silva, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the Department of Information Science and Technology of the ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal, since October 2019. She is member of the Information Systems research group of the ISTAR-IUL (Information Sciences, Technologies and Architecture Research Centre). She is also researcher member of the Information Systems (IS) group of the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC) since 2009.  

She participated in several European funded projects (e.g., BLISS, VET4APPS, Nebula, Keystone, Towntology). She had the pleasure to co-supervise 3 defended PhD and currently has the pleasure to co-supervise 5 ongoing PhD students. From these ongoing PhD studies, 3 are in the blockchain domain.  

Between 2013 and 2019 she was Associate Professor at the Informatics Engineering Department of the UCBL Lyon 1 University Institute of Technology, Campus LyonTech-La Doua, France. She was also researcher member of the Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) team of the CNRS Laboratory of Informatics on Images and Information Systems (LIRIS UMR 5205) of Lyon. She was Research Assistant, at the University of Coimbra, member of the IS group of the CISUC between 2009 and 2012. In 2008 and 2009, she was teacher at the Informatics Department of the University of Lyon 1 (UCBL) and researcher member of the SOC team, LIRIS UMR 5205 lab. 

Between 2004 and 2007, during the preparation of her PhD in Informatics, she worked as research engineering at the Information Technology and Knowledge Dissemination Department of the Scientific and Technical Centre for Building (CSTB), Sophia Antipolis, France. From 2004 to 2006 she was teaching assistant at the Informatics Department of the University Institute of Technology of Nice and Sophia-Antipolis.
 She studied at the University of Aveiro, Portugal (graduation, 1994-1999), at the University of Coimbra, Portugal (post-graduation, 2001-2002), at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (master’s degree, 2002-2003) and at the University of Lyon 1 (PhD, 2004-2007).