Nuno Lopes is a researcher of UNU-EGOV (United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy Driven Electronic Governance). He holds two Postdoctoral positions, one in Internet of Things, Computer Science, at the University of Coimbra and another in Electronic Governance at United Nations University. Currently, he is being working at the Universidade do Minho and at the United Nations University. He began his career as a professor in 1998, since than he has been teaching at several public and private universities. During is working life he has been involved in several National, European and International projects such as Electronic Governance for Context-Specific Public Service Delivery, Knowledge Society Policy Handbook, Policy Monitoring on Digital Technology for Inclusive Education, Intelligent Computing for Internet and Services, Internet of Things for Disable People, Smart Defense and Smart Cities for Sustainable Development. He also gives in a regular basis profissional courses, seminars and workshops on ICT, e-learning, computer networks, cybersecurity, smart cities, among others.
His current research interests are Smart Cities, e-Governance, Public Service Delivery, Mobile Networks, Cybersecurity, Quality of Service, Real-Time Services, Vehicular Networks, Nano-Communication and Internet of Things.