António Branco

António Branco is the Head of NLX – Natural Language and Speech Group of the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Informatics, where he is an Associate Professor with Habilitation.

He is the Director General of PORTULAN CLARIN – Research Infrastructure for the Science and Technology of Language, belonging to the Portuguese national Roadmap for Research Infrastructures of Strategic Relevance, and part of the European Research Consortium (ERIC) of the CLARIN infrastructure.

He is member of the Executive Board of META-NET European Network of Excellence for Language Technology. He was Executive Director (2015-2016) of the Mind-Brain College of the University of Lisbon, and Chair (2016-2018) of the Steering Committee of the international network PROPOR Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language.

He works in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, with special focus on the Science and Technology of Language. He published over 180 papers, with more than 80 coauthors, and participated in over 25 research projects, having coordinated 10 of them, including 2 European research consortia.

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