Short Bio

Hello! My name is Catarina and I received my PhD degree in Computer Science from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in 2019. I was advised by Miguel Goulão and João Araújo.

During my PhD journey, I was a Visiting Research Student at SEGAL Research Group, University of Victoria (Canada), working with Daniela Damian. I was also a Visiting Research Student at Bristol Cyber Security group, University of Bristol (United Kingdom), working with Awais Rashid and Ben Shreeve.

My main research interests are in the area of software engineering, especially software requirements, software design, experimental software engineering and software quality.

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Academic Positions

  • 2014-2020Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

  • Aug-Sept 2018Visiting Research Student

    Bristol Cyber Security Group
    University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • Jan-June 2017Visiting Research Student

    SEGAL Research Group
    University of Victoria, Canada

Education

2019PhD. Computer Science

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

2014M.Sc. Computer Science

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

2012B.Sc. Computer Science

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Awards and Grants

2015Research Grant

FCT-MCTES (Portugal) Research Grant for PhD students

2014Best Paper Award CAiSE'14

Identifying modularity improvement opportunities in goal-oriented requirements models

List of Publications

Papers in peer reviewed international journals, conferences, and workshops