Jose Borges
Affiliation: Academia Militar (Portuguese Military Academy)
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José Borges is a mechanical engineer specialised in systems, automation, control and robotics. He received his PhD from Instituto Superior Técnico in nonlinear system modelling. José spent thirteen years working for Instituto Superior Técnico as a professor and researcher and two years as an invited researcher with the Delft Centre for Systems and Control, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. He has specialised education in Cyber Security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Management from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management, and Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technologies by COTEC Portugal, FLAD and the University Institute of Lisbon. José holds a teaching and research position with the Portuguese Military Academy, where he was the Executive Director of the Portuguese Army Research Centre – CINAMIL, between 2017 and 2021. He is the Scientific Coordinator of the Military Mechanical Engineering courses and Director of the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory. He is also Deputy President of the AFCEA Portuguese chapter. His current R&D projects include applications of cyber defence, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and command and control systems.