Sobre João Paulo Andrade Almeida

is associate professor at the Computer Science Department of the Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil. He is a member of the Ontology and Conceptual Modelling Research Group (NEMO) .

He joined the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology at the University of Twente in September 2001, and received his Ph.D. from
that university in 2006, with the Ph.D. thesis entitled Model-Driven Design of Distributed Applications. During 2006, he worked as a Scientific Researcher for the Telematica Instituut on the application of model-driven approaches to the design of services and service-oriented architectures. He has participated in the European SPICE IST and MODA-TEL IST projects, in the Dutch Freeband WASP project and in the AMIDST project. Since 2007, he has been working on the application of ontologies in enterprise architecture and enterprise modeling. He has served as principal researcher in a CNPq/FAPES PRONEX project, as well as Dean of the Graduate School in Computer Science at the Federal University of Espírito Santo (2011-2013).