José Borbinha has been elected a Corresponding Member of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences.

A researcher of the INESC-ID Information and Decision Support Systems (IDSS) research area, as well as a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Professor Borbinha was elected a Corresponding Member together with four other IST professors (three additional colleagues were elected Effective Members of the Academy).

Professor Borbinha’s fields of expertise within IDSS include information systems analysis, conceptual modeling and business processes covering concerns of requirements engineering, enterprise architecture, and management of business information systems in general.

Founded in 1779, the Lisbon Academy of Sciences “promotes scientific research and […] stimulates the enrichment and study of thought, literature, language and other forms of national culture.” Members of the Academy are elected amongst Portuguese citizens responsible for scientific or literary production of outstanding quality.