Pedro Bizarro’s research interests lie in work with databases, including adaptive query processing, data stream systems, event processing, benchmarks and performance, and in distributed systems as well as in virtualization. He teaches Software Development Studio I, II, III, IV and Models of Software Systems. Bizarro’s current research projects include BiCEP, Benchmarking Complex Event Processing Systems. Bizzarro holds a B.Sc. in Informatics Engineering from the University of Coimbra; an M.Sc. in Informatics Engineering from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and an M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Prior to teaching at the University of Coimbra, Bizarro worked as a software developer for CERN and the Instituto Pedro Nunes.