Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues is a Principal Researcher at Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe and an Assistant Professor of Informatics Engineering / Computer Science at the University of Porto, Portugal. Her research interests lie in the broad areas of data mining and web information retrieval. Her current research is primarily focused on applying data mining techniques for mining social media content and characterising user behaviour in online communities. She holds a Ph.D. in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from University College London, UK, and a Licentiate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal. Eduarda has published in top international venues and is the co-inventor of three US patent applications.
Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from FEUP. Responsible for Management Consultancy Projects of the Studies Centre of the Porto Business School. Coordinator and Lecturer of the EGP masters in Logistics, customised Executive and Training Programmes in the fields of project management, purchasing management, integrated planning, operations and logistics / distribution. Executive training in leadership, customer management, change management and project management. He was responsible for the area of Operations Management of the management consultancy division of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Management consultant in the field of strategic and organisational planning and the chain management of supply with relevant experience in project management. Party responsible (or joint party responsible) for a further 30 strategic and organisational planning projects, process improvement and the implementation of information systems in the fields of management of purchases, operations, integrated planning of the supply chain, logistics, distribution, marketing and commercial and support areas. Relevant training and consultancy experience in various activity sectors, to wit industrial, services, fast-moving consumer goods, retail, food and beverages, high-tech, textile, automobile, consumer and packaged goods, pharmaceutical, health, education and transport.