I am member of the research team of the 3 year project Semigrupos numéricos y afines; generalizaciones y aplicaciones MTM2014-55367-P coordinated by Pedro A. García-Sánchez and Aureliano M. Robles Perez.
(Funded by the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (Spain) and Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional FEDER)

I have been coordinator of the research center Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto (CMUP) from March 2013 to February 2017. As such, I have been responsible for the strategic project PEst-C/MAT/UI00144 from March 2013 to December 2015 and for the project UID/MAT/00144/2013 from January 2015 to February 2017.

I have been responsible for the FCT project Automata, Semigroups and Applications (ASA); 2006 – 2010.
Various conferences have been organized within the framework of the ASA project. The International Conference on Semigroups and related topics (Porto, July 6 – 11, 2009) has been a major conference in the area. The Issue 7 of Volume 21 of the International Journal of Algebra ad Computation has been dedicated to it.
(For other conferences also organized within the framework of the project, hit “Conferences” in the above menu.)