Dr. Tiago Barbosa graduated at the University of Porto in 1997. He earned in that same university his MSc and PhDin 2000 and 2005, respectively. He started his academic carrer at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal) in 1998. In the meantime he was also a visiting professor at several other universities. At this moment he holds a position as assistant professor at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).