name is João da Silva Gomes Mota, I'm portuguese, born in 1970, in Lisbon,
Portugal, where I live.
I hold Engineer and Master of Science degrees on
Electrical Engineering by IST-Instituto
Superior Técnico (the engineering faculty of the Technical University
of Lisbon). My first degree was in the field of Telecommunications and Electronics
(five year degree), while the MSc. was in the field of Systems and Robotics (two
I'm Member #41505
of the Portuguese Ordem dos Engenheiros (Board
I keep this site in collaboration with my sister Mariana,
who is a researcher in the field of plant biotechnology.
Ordem dos Engenheiros
2006, I work for Albatroz Engineering,
a research, development and innovation start-up, specialised in the fields of
From December 2003 to December 2005, I worked at the R&D
Group of LABELEC, Estudos,
Desenvolvimento e Actividades Laboratoriais, S.A., a laboratory and research
company of Group EDP in charge of co-ordinating
research, development and innovation across the whole Group.
From January 1994 to May 2002, I was a graduate student and
a researcher at the Lisbon branch of the ISR-Instituto
de Sistemas e Robótica (Institute for Systems and Robotics), a R&D
unit of Instituto Superior Técnico.
activities were dedicated to Mobile Robotics, with a focus on the localisation
of land mobile robots.
de Sistemas e Robótica,
Pólo do IST
these pages you will also discover some of my interests beyond Engineering and
Should you wish
more information, please contact me.
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|Published on June 2002. Last update: December 2006.