André is the Head of Intelligent Systems, where he coordinates the development of ICT-based products focusing on advanced smart mobility concepts, from physical devices to the award-winning mobi.me cloud-based management system. In addition, he has worked on the MOBI.E electric mobility programme, covering areas such as business and process design, concept development and technical and operations management. Such experience has led to the creation and coordination of the Smart Connected Cities Center (S3C), within CEiiA, an infrastructure for monitoring smart cities.
He holds a MSc. degree in Aerospace Engineering both from IST – Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon, Portugal, and SUPAERO – Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, in Toulouse, France. He developed his MSc. thesis in the subject of embedded systems as a research engineer at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), with previous research experience at Airbus Defence and Space.