We are happy to welcome on board Dr Jose Sousa, PhD!
Jose was the Manager of the Advanced Informatics Core Technology Unit in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (FHMLS) at QUB. He obtained his PhD under Prof. Ricardo Machado (University of Minho, Portugal) and Prof. Jose Mendes (University of Aveiro, Portugal) supervision at University of Minho, Portugal on developing complex network models to study software usage alignment with the project requirements. Previously and during his PhD he worked as Information Systems Director at I3S, a research institution of University of Porto (i3.sup.pt) where he deployed and managed all the IT infrastructure as well as deploying and developing software to support management and research operations.
He was a collaborator of HDRUK – Swansea/QUB substantial site as AI researcher and actively working with QUB Centre for Public Health as part of the QUB support to Northern Ireland Public Health response to pandemic where he has developed self-learning AI on publicly available and self-reporting data. He also has worked on genetic alignment modelling and on mining socio-technical systems.
In Sano Centre Jose is Research Team Leader of Personal Health Data Science.