Dr. Emanuel Santos has been an educator and a researcher for more than 13 years. Dr. Santos holds a Doctorate in Information Systems and Computer Engineering and a 5-year degree in Applied Mathematics and Computation, both from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, in Portugal.
Before moving to Vietnam in 2015, Dr. Santos founded two start-up companies and was an invited assistant professor and researcher at the University of Lisbon, Portugal, for six years. He was a lecturer and course coordinator at RMIT University Vietnam, School of Science and Technology, Ho Chi Minh City until he joined Concordia in 2018.
Dr. Santos has published many scientific articles in the subjects of Big Data, Data Quality and Argumentation Theory, and was also a reviewer for Scientific Journals and International Conferences.
Coming from a family of educators, Dr. Santos continues to pursue his passion at Concordia by teaching college courses to energized high school students.
“I have a deep appreciation for teachers and the profession of teaching. As an educator, it has been always my goal to inspire and provide the students with the best learning experience possible according to their needs and expectations. It is my belief that the students should always be the core focus of any teaching activity and/or planning. Concordia provides me with all the conditions I need to perform at my best.”
In 2012, Dr. Santos visited more than 15 countries during his first around the world trip. He loves to run, cycle and play tennis. He enjoys watching sarcastic comedies every day.
Dr. Santos’ spouse, Ms. Hang Nguyen, is also a teacher at Concordia.