Visiting Associate Professor
Education: BA University of Minho, Portugal; PhD University of Minho, Portugal
Research Areas: Environmental Sustainability, Software, Quantum Computing
João Paulo Fernandes is a computer scientist passionate about addressing sustainability challenges within software development and usage and creating a greener, more eco-friendly future.
His research interests focus on optimizing the energy efficiency of software systems by providing information and tools for developers to build energy-efficient systems and for end users to adopt energy-efficient usage patterns. He has founded/coordinated and/or is involved in projects and initiatives such as GreenHub, Green Sw Lab, GreenHaskell, GreenStamp, and Sustrainable.
His scientific achievements have been described in over 75 publications in high-quality international conferences and journals such as IEEE TSE, EMSE, JSS, ICSME, SANER, EASE, and SLE, and include award-winning publications, e.g., the "Data Showcase Special Mention Award" at MSR'19. He has served on over 50 international conferences and journals program committees and was awarded the Outstanding Reviewer Award at SBES'19.