Jorge Esparteiro Garcia Bio

Jorge Esparteiro Garcia is an accomplished educator and dedicated researcher with a rich background in software engineering. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC), a position he has held since 2005/2006. Additionally, Jorge holds the role of an Invited Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, where he has been contributing his expertise since 2016.

Jorge's commitment to the field extends to his work as a researcher at INESC TEC, specializing in Software Engineering since 2015. His academic journey includes earning a Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto, with a thesis titled "Requirements Change Management based on Web Usage Mining."

He obtained his master's degree in Informatics Engineering in 2007 from the same institution, focusing on "Web Assistant for Collaborative and Automatic Data Analysis." Jorge's academic foundation began with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Porto in 2004.

With a wealth of knowledge in software engineering, web usage mining, and requirements management, Jorge is a recognized expert in his field. His dedication to education and research is underscored by his roles, contributions, and endorsements from colleagues and students alike.


  • Director at ADiT-LAB - Applied Digital Transformation Laboratory (Mar 2023 - Present)
  • Coordinator of Pós-Graduação em Marketing Digital e E-Business at Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (May 2017 - Present)
  • Adjunct Professor at IPVC (Feb 2006 - Present)
  • Affiliated Researcher at INESC Technology and Science - Associate Laboratory (Dec 2015 - Present)
  • Invited Adjunct Professor at Universidade de Aveiro (Sep 2016 - Sep 2020)
  • Invited Consultant (Feb 2006 - Feb 2015)
  • Programmer Analyst (Feb 2004 - Feb 2006)


  • Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering from Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (2016)
    • Thesis titled: "Requirements Change Management based on Web Usage Mining"
  • Master's in Informatics Engineering from Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (2007)
    • Dissertation titled: "Web Assistant for Collaborative and Automatic Data Analysis"
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science from Universidade do Porto (2004)

Jorge's diverse skill set includes proficiency in PHP, VB.NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Web Development, Teaching, AJAX, SQL, MySQL, Web Applications, Website Development, Software Requirements, Software Development, Web 2.0, Web Design, .NET, C#, Apache, HTML, UML, Programming, Visual Studio, Flash, Visual Basic, XML, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office, Linux, Databases, Microsoft Excel, Software Engineering, Web Services, CSS, Oracle, PL/SQL, jQuery, Project Management, English, Research, Strategic Planning, HTML, Business Strategy, Computer Science, Teamwork, Social Media, Business Intelligence, Integration, Requirements Analysis, Team Management.


  • Joana Seixas Pereira: "Jorge is an excellent professional. He's very dedicated and committed to every project he's involved in and works to make them successful. Even though he is a Computer Engineering professional, Jorge has high skills in design and communication and a huge vocation for digital marketing..."
  • Filipe Figueiredo Correia: "I have met and worked with Jorge during the Doctoral Program in informatics Engineering. He is a competent and determined researcher, and it would be a pleasure for me to collaborate with him again someday."
  • Carlos De Sousa: "Jorge was my teacher in different IT subjects at IPVC, and he helped me and other students achieve their academic potential. Jorge Garcia's greatest strength is his ability to communicate and connect with his students..."
  • Filipe Carvalho: "I have been working with Jorge for several years in a technical university. He always showed great commitment and dedication to his assignments..."
  • Paulo Costa: "Jorge is the consummate colleague and professional who combines a strong work ethic with a good sense of humor. His leadership is very easy to follow given his dedication, assertiveness, and energy..."

Jorge Esparteiro Garcia has actively contributed to various causes, including Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, and Politics, demonstrating his commitment to creating a positive impact on society.

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