Bruno Cabral is an Assistant Professor and Researcher at the University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal, and was an Adjunct Associate Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, between 2011 and 2012. Bruno holds a Ph.D. (2009) and a M.Sc. (2005) in Informatics Engineering from the UC. Bruno’s core research interests are machine learning, big data analytics, parallel and distributed programming, and dependability. Bruno is the coordinator of Masters and Executive Programs on Software Engineering programs at the UC and member of the Scientific Council of the Department of Informatics Engineering. Bruno is also de coordinator of the "Acertar o Rumo" program, at the UC, that promotes the requalification of degree holders, from other non-IT areas, into programmers.