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Born in Bogotá, Colombia. B. S. degree in Physics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1983. Computer Science at Universidad Distrital de Bogotá. 1984. M. A. in Physics, 1987, University of Rochester, New York, U. S. A. Ph. D. in Physics, 1990, University of Rochester, New York, U. S. A. Post-doc, at Complexo Interdisciplinar of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, 1990-1992. Assistant Professor at the Engineering School of the University of Porto since 1992.

Research interests: Computational Physics, Computer Algebra and E-learning Systems. Other previous research: Particle Physics and Physical Properties of Food. ember of the ATLAS collaboration at CERN, 2001-2009. Organizer of several events to promote the use and development of Free Software, 1990-2002. Founding member and first president of the Portuguese Free Software Association (ANSOL).

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