Catarina I. Reis holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and a postgraduation in Strategic Management. She has been a Professor at the Polytechnic of Leiria (ESTG) since 2002, where she lectures on advanced topics in software engineering, agile methodologies, software quality and object-oriented programming.
In 2011 she co-coordinated the Software Development Agile Methodologies Post Graduation (PGMADS-ESTG) and has been, throughout the years, involved in the formation and training in areas such as Scrum, Agile Methodologies and Quality Assurance. She is a Professional Scrum Master and holds the Foundation Level ISTQB Certification.
She is a Senior Member of IEEE, Counselor of the IEEE Student Branch from the Polytechnic of Leiria. Chair of the IEEE Blockchain Working Group from Portugal (R8) and the Co-Chair for the Community Dev/Outreach of the IEEE Blockchain Initiative.
Coordinates and develops technological innovative projects using several technologies such as Java and Android, iOS and Web platforms.
Her research topics include mHealth, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies, Mobile Development (Android e iOS) and Agile Software Development Practices. She is also a frequent contributor as a reviewer and author of publications in conferences and journals.