12 June 2012

André Martins Gets a Dual Degree Ph.D. and is Hired by Priberam

On May 11, 2012, André Torres Martins became the first dual degree student to finish a Ph.D. in Language Technology (LT), at Instituto Superior Técnico of the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (IST/UTL) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He became the fourth student to accomplish this goal in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Alexandre Mateus (Engineering and Public Policy) was the first one, then Rita Ferreira (Applied Mathematic) followed, and at the end of 2011 Ana Venâncio (Technological Change and Entrepreneurship) finished her Ph.D. All of them finished their Ph.D.’s in different programs.

Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=4150 .

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