Dr Pedro Sampaio is a Senior Lecturer in Business Technology and Information Systems and a former business technology consultant of McKinsey & Company. Dr Sampaio has published extensively in the topics of Service-Oriented Systems Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Fraud Management Processes and Technologies, Business Process Management, Business/IT Alignment, Data Quality, CRM, Agile Software Processes, Deductive Database Systems and Query Processing. He has also developed Knowledge Reports for McKinsey & Company's Internal CRM Practice Knowledge Base.
Dr Sampaio has led and participated in research/consulting projects involving academic and business organizations in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Latin America and the United States in the Telecom, Banking and IT industries in topics relating to Services Science, Engineering and Management (SSME), Security Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Business Process Management, Customer Relationship Management, Risk Management and Stream-Based Data Mining. Dr. Sampaio's research has been funded by the European Commission FP7 Programme, EPSRC (Case Award), SMEs in the United Kingdom and by Brazil's National Research Council (CNPq), Brazil's Special Training Programme (PET/CAPES) and Sao Paulo's State Research Council (FAPESP). Dr. Sampaio has acted as an academic partner to IBM/UK developing joint teaching initiatives between IBM/UK and the University of Manchester. Dr. Sampaio has also given invited seminars at Cambridge University's Security Engineering Group (January, 2010) and at IBM/UK Smarter Planet Events (Royal Academy of Engineering, March 2010) and acted as Programme Committee member of more than 10 international conference/workshops in Information Systems related areas. Dr. Sampaio has published several international peer-reviewed journal and conference papers and supervised 7 successful Ph.D. students. Dr Sampaio holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science from The University of Manchester.
Dr Sampaio is involved in research projects relating to Big Data Analytics (MBS Big Data Forum), Cloud Computing (Eco2Clouds, TEOS), Requirements Engineering Methods for Business/IT Alignment (REFINTO) and Financial Fraud Detection Systems (FFML). Dr. Sampaio's current research interests are:
- Data and Information Quality Management
- Data Mining, Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
- Information Privacy & Security
- Cloud Computing
- Query Processing for Big Data Applications
- Requirements Engineering and Business/IT Alignment
Dr Sampaio is acting as member of the organising committee of the 7th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling (University of Manchester, 2014) and acted as the co-chair of the SMIWEP-MATeS'06 workshop held in conjunction with the 6th international conference on web engineering (ICWE2006) Palo Alto, California, USA and the e-Commerce Technologies Management Track of the 2006 IRMA International Conference, Washington, USA. He has also co-chaired the Parallel and Distributed Databases, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Track of EuroPar 2001.
PhD Supervision Opportunities
Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
Data & Information Quality Management
Business Process Management (Privacy and Security)