Fortes, Jose A. B.

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Full Name : 

Fortes, Jose A. B.

Job Title: 

Professor and AT&T Eminent Scholar

Building and Room Number: 

LAR 339

Mailing Address: 

339 Larsen Hall, P.O. Box 116200, Gainesville, FL 32611-6200



Office email: 

fortes [at]


BSEE Universidade de Angola,1978; MSEE. Colorado State University,1981;PhDEE University of Southern California,1984

Primary Research Area: 

  • Computer Engineering

Research Statement: 

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.

Teaching Statement: 

Fortes teaches classes in Distributed Computing and Autonomic Computing

Honors and Recognition: 

Fellow of the IEEE; Fellow of the AAAS

Research Interests: 

Network computing, advanced computing architecture, biologically inspired nanocomputing, distributed information processing system