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Marielba Zacarias

  • PhD
  • Professor Auxiliar
  • UAlg - Universidade do Algarve / Algarve University
  • 8Followers
  • 8Following


I am a Computer Engineering (1982) with a MSc degree in Systems Engineering (1996), and a PhD in Informatics and Computers Engineering (2008). I have over 25 year experience in the Information Systems field. Some of my past activities include: 1983-1992 Software developer of several information systems supporting agricultural research. I developed an expert system for liming recommendations for the acid soils of Venezuela. I am co-author with Dr Isaura Lopez de Rojas of a book intitled “An Expert Systems for Liming Recomendations in Venezuelan Acid Soils”. 1993-1996 Independent IS/IT consultant for small companies of the construction field 1997-2001 Project manager at DELFOS, a software house company specialized in ORACLE-based applications. In 2001 I moved to Portugal where I am dedicated exclusively to teaching and research activities. I teach at the Algarve University and got my PhD at the Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon. I also am a member of the Organizational Design and Engineering Center (CODE), an autonomous research unit of the INESC-INOV of Lisbon, and of the Spatial and Organizational Dynamics Research Center of (CIEO), a research unit of the the Algarve University.

Professional experience

Professor Auxiliar

UAlg - Universidade do Algarve / Algarve University

May 2001 - Present

Project Manager

DELFOS Software House

September 1997 - April 2001(4 years)

Consultor IS/IT

Grupo OTI

January 1993 - December 1995(3 years)

Especialista en Informática

Fondo Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (FONAIAP)

January 1983 - December 1992(10 years)


PhD Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores

Instituto Superior Técnico

March 2003 - July 2008(5 years)

Master of Sciences Ingeniería de Sistemas

Universidad Simon Bolivar

September 1994 - July 1996(2 years)

Ingeniería de la Computación

Universidad Simon Bolivar

September 1977 - July 1982(5 years)

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