Lasige, Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa

Assistant professor
Integrated researcher of LASIGE – Large-Scale Informatics Systems Laboratory (FCT Research Center graded Excelent)
Vice-chair of the IFIP Working Group 8.3 on Decision Support

Ana Respício (female) is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, where she lectures in the three cycles and where she has had several coordination positions. She is an integrated researcher of the LASIGE research lab. Since 2021, she is an elected member of the ULisboa Senate. She holds a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research (U. Lisbon, 2003). Her research interests include decision support (theory and technologies), optimization, cybersecurity risk management, information security, IoT, AAL, and simulation. She has participated in several R&D projects, funded by the European Commission, by National scientific agencies, and cooperation with industry projects, namely project DOIT – Decentralization and Optimization of IoT aware business processes, in the area of optimization of sensors’ networks, and H2020 project DiSIEM, in the area of Information Security and Big Data. Currently, she participates in the XIVT project ( in the area of automated software test generation. She is vice-chair of the IFIP Working Group 8.3: Decision Support since 2014. In 2021, she received an IFIP Service Award. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Decision Systems and member of the editorial board of IDT Journal and IJIDS. She collaborates with different research funding organizations as evaluator and served as external evaluator of the post-graduation programs of Business Information Systems at University College Cork. She was a founding member of the initiative “Girls in ICT@ Ciências.ULisboa”, established in 2015. She is member of the Portuguese Technical Commission for standardization under the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 – Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection (CT163).

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