João Gabriel Silva Reelected Rector of the Universidade de Coimbra
||The General Council of the Universidade de Coimbra reelected João Gabriel Silva as the new rector for the term 2015-2019.
According to a press release from Universidade de Coimbra, João Gabriel Silva wants to "transform Universidade de Coimbra in a Global University, by investing in research, in internationalization, and in the attraction of foreign students."
João Gabriel Silva has been linked with the CMU Portugal Program since its inception. More recently, the rector of the Universidade de Coimbra was a member of the Board of Directors of the Program. João Gabriel Silva was one of the leaders of the dual degree Professional Master in Software Engineering (MSE), taught by the Universidade de Coimbra and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).