Carlos Filipe Portela was born in Trofa, Portugal and went to the University of Minho in Guimarães, where he studied information systems and obtained his degree in 2007 (Lic), 2009 (MSc) and 2013 (PhD).
He holds a PhD in Information Systems and Technologies in 2013. He belongs to the Research Centre ALGORITMI where he developed his post-doctoral research work on the topic "Pervasive Intelligent Decision Support Systems". His research was started in the INTCare R&D project (Intensive Medicine area) being then extended to education and public administration areas. He already has relevant indexed publications in the main research topics: Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Intelligent Systems, Pervasive Data, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. He has also been co-organizer of several workshops and a reviewer of many indexed journals and conferences on these topics.
Currently, he is also an Invited Assistant Professor of the Information Systems Department, School of Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal, where he has been supervising several master students in the areas above mentioned.
Filipe Portela found IOTech - Innovation on Technology in 2018. Through IOTech, he is transferring and applying scientific knowledge for the benefit of the citizens.