Benedita Malheiro holds a PhD. and a MSc. in Electrical Engineering and Computers and a five-year graduation in Electrical Engineering from the University of Porto (Faculty of Engineering). She is a Coordinator Professor with the Electrical Engineering Department of the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP), the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, where she teaches within the B.Sc. and MSc. in Electrical and Computers Engineering degrees and supervises undergraduate (Final Project/Internship) and postgraduate (Thesis/Dissertation) students. As a researcher, she is specialized in distributed, decentralised and dynamic problem solving, with the help of artificial intelligence and computer science techniques, and in engineering education.