Benedita Malheiro holds a PhD. and a MSc. in Electrical Engineering and Computers and a five year graduation degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Porto (Faculty of Engineering). She is an Adjunct Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP) where she is responsible for two modules of the MSc. in Electrical and Computers Engineering degree and supervises undergraduate (Final Project/Internship) and postgraduate (Thesis/Dissertation) students. As a researcher she is specialized in problems of a distributed, dynamic and decentralized nature.