André Rodrigues has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Coimbra, a Masters in Management from ISCTE and a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Coimbra. He is a lecturer at the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, ISCAC, teaching courses in the area of computer networks. His main areas of research are: Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks, People-centred Internet of Things and Network Management. He has authored several articles in international journals and conferences in these areas. He has acted as a reviewer for renowned conferences and has participated in various European initiatives and projects.