Raul Barbosa is an Assistant Professor at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He holds a PhD degree in Computer Engineering since 2008 from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He graduated in Computer Engineering in 2004 at the University of Coimbra. At Carnegie Mellon University, US, he was an Adjunct Associate Teaching Professor in the Institute for Software Research. He collaborated in diverse research projects, including iCIS, AMBER, Affidavit, DFEA-2020, and TRONE, and was the Principal Investigator in project DECAF.

His main research interests focus on reliable software and systems, including principles for designing and evaluating computer systems that must ensure availability, safety and integrity. His research activity is currently centred on projects addressing cloud computing and dependable software architectures, using experimental experimental approaches such as fault injection and formal approaches such as model checking. His teaching activities take place at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra. [institutional homepage]