Morgado-Dias received the B.S. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, in 1994, the M.S. degree in Microelectronics from the University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France, in 1995, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Aveiro in 2005. He was a Lecturer with the Technical University of Setúbal, Portugal. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Universidade da Madeira and Researcher with the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute. His research interests include renewable energy, artificial neural networks and FPGA implementations. Dr. Morgado-Dias was President and Vice-President of the Portuguese Control Association.