Beatriz Sousa Santos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, Portugal, where she was Head of Department, Coordinator of the Scientific and Pedagogical Committees, and Coordinator of the PhD Program in Computer Engineering. She has been the coordinator of the inter-university (Minho, Aveiro, Porto) PhD Program in Computer Science MAP-I. She is expert of the Computer Science/Engineering Committee of the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Education Chair of the Eurographics Association.
She is an Electronics Engineer, got a PhD in Electrical Engineering (Medical Imaging), and “Agregação” at the University of Aveiro. She has lectured courses at graduate and post-graduate level mainly in Visual Computing, Visualization, and Human-Computer Interaction. She is a Researcher at IEETA (the Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro), Portugal, and her main current research interests are in Visualization, and Virtual and Augmented Reality. She is an author or co-author of ~100 Scopus papers, served as member of Scientific Committees for ~40 international conferences and is a member of the editorial Board of the IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.