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BSEE Universidade de Angola,1978; MSEE. Colorado State University,1981;PhDEE University of Southern California,1984
Primary Research Area:
- Computer Engineering
Fortes' research interests are in the areas of distributed computing, autonomic computing, computer architecture, parallel processing and fault-tolerant computing. He has authored or coauthored over 200 technical papers and has lead the development and deployment of Cloud and Grid-computing software used in several cyberinfrastructures for e-Science and digital government. His research has been funded by the Office of Naval Research, AT&T Foundation, IBM, General Electric, Intel, Northrop-Grumman, Army Research Office, NASA, Semiconductor Research Corporation and the National Science Foundation.
Fortes teaches classes in Distributed Computing and Autonomic Computing