He is currently the Director of the SEED Laboratory. He previously gave lectures at University of Georgia (USA) and at the Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (Portugal). Dr. Cardoso received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Georgia in 2002 (with Amit Sheth). While at the University of Georgia, he was part of the LSDIS Lab. where he did extensive research on workflow management systems. In 1999, he worked at the Boeing Company on enterprise application integration with Christoph Bussler. Dr. Cardoso was the co-organizer and co-chair of the First, Second, and Third International Workshop on Semantic and Dynamic Web Processes. He has published over 70 refereed papers in the areas of workflow management systems, semantic Web, and related fields. He has also edited 3 books on semantic Web and Web services. He is on the Editorial Board of the Enterprise Information Systems Journal, the International Journal on Semantic Web and Information systems, and the International Journal of Information Technology. He is also member of the Editorial Advisory Review Board of Idea Group Inc. Prior to joining the University of Georgia, he worked for two years at CCG, Zentrum für Graphische Datenverarbeitung, where is did research on Computer Supported Cooperative Work.