João Teixeira is a Robotics Engineer in a robotics research laboratory (LSTS). He is a software developer (onboard software – control, guidance and navigation) and is also a part of AUV operational team.

During the last three years he gained significant experience in field operations, mostly maritime environments (operating from ship) in cooperation with the Portuguese Navy. He also had the opportunity to participate in annual big-scale exercises ( REP16, REP17).

João Teixeira holds an Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering degree and a Masters in Autonomous Systems from School of Engineering Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP). His master thesis is entitled “NAVIGATION OF MOBILE ROBOTS BY ARTIFICIAL MARKS IN STRUCTURED INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS.”