Álvaro Barbosa (Angola, 1970) is an Associate Professor, Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty at University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Macau SAR-China and a Researcher at the Centre for Research in Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). He was the acting director of the Sound and Image Department at the School of Arts from the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP-Porto) until September 2012. In 1995 He was awarded with a Graduate Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Aveiro, in 2006 a PhD in Computer Science and Digital Communication by the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and in 2011 he concluded a Post-Doc at Stanford University in the USA.