Ana Fred is a professor at Instituto Superior Técnico. She has a MsC and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering also from Instituto Superior Técnico. She is a senior researcher with the Pattern and Image Analysis group of Instituto de Telecomunicações.
Her main interests are in pattern recognition with application to data mining, learning systems, behavioural biometrics and biomedical systems. She has done pioneering work on cluster ensemble approaches and has a recent work on biosensors hardware and ECG-based biometrics..