Helder Coelho is a retired full professor of the University of Lisbon (UL) in the Department of Informatics of the Faculty of Sciences, from August 1995. He is a permanent and elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (1999). ECCAI fellow (2002). He was Chair of the Executive Board of Iberamia from 1996-2010. Member of the Advisory Council of Iberamia (2010- ). He was member of IFIP TEC12 (AI) and Chair of IFIP WG12.3 (Agents). Editor of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (Ceser Publications) and of the Progress in Artificial Intelligence (Springer). He was president of the Institute for Complexity Sciences from 2004-08. Conference Chair of ECAI-2010 in Lisbon, Program Chair of IBERAMIA-1998, and Program Co-Chair with Jaime Sichman of SBIA/IBERAMIA-2000 and 2006. He is currently member of the Advisory Board of EPIA/APPIA Congress, member of the Steering Committee of MASTA and the BWSS Workshops, and PC member of AAMAS Conference (2008-16).
He graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Lisbon Institute of Technology of the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) in 1968, obtained a degree of Informatics Expert at LNEC in 1980, under the supervision of Luis Moniz Pereira, his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Edinburgh in 1980, under the supervision of David H. Warren, and the doctoral equivalence in Informatics Engineering in 1981 from the New University of Lisbon (UNL). He also got the degree of Aggregation in Mathematics in 1988 from UTL.
Caraça, J. M. e Coelho, H. (Eds.) Power, Leadership and Complexity, in honor of professor António Gouveia Portela, Proceedings of the 12th Arrábida Workshop on Complexity 2012, IST Press (a ser publicado pela IST Press em 2015).
Coelho, H. Teoria da Agência: Arquitetura e Cenografia, (a publicar na GrupoA Boookman, Porto Alegre, Brasil), 2014.
Coelho, H. A Última Lição, Edição do Autor, (http://hdl.handle.net/10451/18193), Julho 2014.
Adamatti, D., Dimuro, G. e Coelho, H. (Eds.) Interdisciplinary Applications of Agent-Based Social Simulations and Modeling, IGI Global, ISBN13: 9781 466659704, 2014.
Lopes, F. and Coelho, H. (Eds.) Negotiation and Argumentation, Fundamentals, Theories, Systems and Applications, Bentham Books, ISBN: 978-1-60805-825-9, 2014.
ii) Chapters of books
Coelho, H. Living with Digital Worlds: A Personal View of Artificial Intelligence, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Computational Systems, Nassiri-Mofakham, F. (Ed.), (to be published as e-Book, Bentham, 2016).
Lemos, C. M., Coelho, H. and Lopes, R. J. ProtestLab – A Computational Laboratory for Studying Street Protests, in Nemiche, M. and Essaaidi, M. (Eds.), Advances in Complex Societal, Environmental and Engineered Systems, Complex Systems Series, (to be published by Springer, 2016).
Flores, C., Respício, A., Coelho, H., Bez, M., Fonseca, J. M. e Barros, P. Method for Building a Medical Training Simulator with Probabilistics Networks: Intelligent Simulator for Decision Making in Health Care (SimDeCSSimulation for Medical Training), in Cruz-Cunha, M. M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine, IGI Global (a publicar em 2016).
Marar, F., Carvalho Filho, E., Coelho, H., Sementille, A. C. e Holdschip, R. A Neurociência Computacional como Fonte de Inspiração e Descoberta das Bases Perceptivas e Emocionais Humanas, Capítulo 15 de Encontro com as Ciências Cognitivas: Cognição, Emoção e Ação, Broens, M. C. E Coelho, J. G. (Eds.), eBook, ISBN 9788579836855, Editora Cultura Académica, UNESP, 1ª Edição, pp. 331-351, 2015.
iii) Articles in journals
Coelho, H. Social Physics, How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter, Review of the book by Alex Pentland Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread, The Lesson from a New Science, Penguin 2014, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 19 (1), 2016.
Lemos, C.; Lopes, R.J. and Coelho, H. On Legitimacy Feedback Mechanisms in Agent-Based Modelling of Civil Violence, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 2015.