António Cruz Serra

Rector of the University of Lisbon

António Cruz Serra

Prof. Dr. António Cruz Serra has been Rector of the University of Lisbon since July 2013, after being Rector of the Technical University of Lisbon from January 2012 to July 2013, until the former University of Lisbon (Classical) merged with the Technical University of Lisbon. Prior to that, he was President of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) from 2009-2012. Further notable positions, to name but a few, include being the President of CLUSTER (Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research), a consortium of 12 elite European Universities in Science, Engineering and Architecture from 2010-2012, and of IMEKO (International Measurement Confederation) from 2006-2009.

António Cruz Serra received the Electrotechnical Engineering diploma from the University of Oporto, Oporto, Portugal, in 1978, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL), Lisbon, Portugal, in 1985 and 1992, respectively.

Since 1978, he has been a Member of the Teaching and Research Staff with the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (ULisboa), where he is currently a Full Professor of Electronic Instrumentation. Since 1994, he has been with the Instituto de Telecomunicações, ULisboa, where he is a senior member of the instrumentation and measurement research line. His current research interests include electrical measurements, ADC modeling, testing and standardization, and automatic electronical measurement systems. He is the author of 220 scientific publications.

Sessions by António Cruz Serra

Panel discussion: ‘Synergies between the MSCA and the European Universities Initiative’

10:40 am – 11:30 am