André Cardote is a PhD student at the University of Aveiro under the Advisory of Prof. Susana Sargento (University of Aveiro) and Prof. Peter Steenkiste (Carnegie Mellon University). He received his MSc. in Electronics and Computer Engineering in 2009 by the University of Aveiro and then enrolled in a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has spent six months as a visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University and is currently performing research at the Institute of Telecommunications – University of Aveiro. His main research interests are vehicular ad-hoc networking (VANET), mesh networking and network planning. He has participated in international research projects, one of them DRIVE-IN, a CMU|Portugal research project.

André has been deeply involved in the deployment of a vehicular network testbed, with 465 taxis, in the city of Porto, Portugal.