Tiago Ferreira

I am a Developer with a background in Systems Biology and Aerospace Engineering.

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Work Experience

03/02/2017 - Present Developer

Sketchfab, Paris (France)

02/02/2015 - 02/02/2017 Developer

BAM, Paris (France)

Full-stack web developer and hybrid mobile app developer.

01/08/2014 - 31/08/2014 Research assistant

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (Sweden)

Implementation in Spike2, of protocols used for optogenetic and sensory stimulation of mice.

02/2014 - 07/2014 Internship

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (Sweden)

Analysis of slow oscillations in electrophysiological recordings of the brain.


09/2013 - 10/2014 Erasmus Mundus Master in Systems Biology (euSYSBIO)

Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm (Sweden)

Focus on neuroscience and signal processing for biomedical applications. Thesis at Karolinska Institute, in Gilad Silberberg's cortico-striatal microcircuitry lab. Title: "Catch the dream Wave - Propagation of Cortical Slow Oscillation to the Striatum in anaesthetised mice".

09/2012 - 05/2013

Aalto School of Science, Helsinki (Finland)

Focus on computational biology and machine learning, with a background on life sciences. Developed some wet lab experience on high-throughput technologies.

09/2007 - 07/2012 Integrated Master Degree (MSc) in Aerospace Engineering

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

Completed a total of 246 ECTS, with a focus on Avionics (aircraft electronics). Master with focus on artificial intelligence, control and systems theory, and microelectronics. Bachelor on mechanics and electronics, in the context of aircrafts.

09/2006 - 07/2007 1st year of Integrated Master Degree (MSc) in Biological Engineering

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

Developed knowledge on basic sciences and mathematics for Engineering. Introduction to Life sciences and lab work.

Additional Information

Mother tongue: Portuguese

Other languages: Fluent in English, independent user of French and some knowledge of Spanish.

Communication skills: Good presenter, used to discuss in public and to network on different events (competitions, seminars and workshops). Multi-cultural communication skills, acquired through my academic studies abroad, cooperation in international projects and participation in European competitions.

Computer skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Proficient user of Mac OS X and Windows 7.Some experience with different Linux distributions.

Other education: Coursera's Computational Neuroscience course, offered by University of Washington.

CSC373: Programming a robotic car by Sebastian Thrun, offered by Udacity.

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig, offered by Udacity.

Winter Course: 4.5 ECTS, Arctic Science Winter Course 2011, 02/2011 - 03/2011.

Summer Course: 10 ECTS, International Engineering Project, 08/2008 - 08/2008.

Summer Course: 7.5 ECTS, Human Space Flight and Exploration, 08/2007 -08/2007.

Honours and awards: 6th place in European Aircargo Challenge 2011;

Participant in XXI Portuguese Olympiads of Math;

Memberships: Work developed as member of the Autonomous Section of Applied Aeronautics:

  • Leader of avionics project in S3A's Lusitânia aircraft;
  • Collaborator in S3A's 1st Aeromodelling workshop;
  • Coordinator of S3A's 2nd and 3rd Aeromodelling workshop;
  • Member of S3A's Fiscal Councill in 2010.