Ana Teresa Freitas, PhD

    Ana Teresa Freitas is Chairman of the School Assembly at Técnico Lisbon (IST), University of Lisbon, a Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IST and the Coordinator of the disciplinary field of Programming Methodology and Technology. She is a senior researcher at the INESC-ID research institute, and the Coordinator of the “Life and Health Technology” thematic line. She was (2013-2022) CEO and co-founder of HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA, a digital health and genetic testing company. She holds a PhD in Computer Engineering and a Master in Electronics Engineering from IST, and a degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Católica School of Business and Economics. Her scientific expertise is in the areas of Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Human genetics, Health Informatics, Algorithms, Data Mining and AI.