Doctorat d’État en Droit, Univ. Nice; LL.M., Harvard Law School. Professor of Public Law at ISCTE – IUL. Integrated Researcher at DINÂMIA’CET – IUL.
Has participated in 16 research projects funded by the EU or the FCT. Principal Investigator of 7 FCT projects.
Member of the Scientific Council for the Social Sciences and Humanities of FCT; the External Scientific Advice Commission of CEDIS, Faculty of Law, UNL; the Scientific Council of UniFoj, Permanent Observatory of Justice, University of Coimbra; the Advisory Council of the Cybersecurity Observatory of the National Centre for Cybersecurity.
Delegate of Portugal to the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. C. 200 publications. Relevant publications include: M. E. Gonçalves (2019), “The risk-based approach under the new EU data protection regulation: a critical perspective”, Journal of Risk Research, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13669877.2018.1517381?journalCode=rjrr20; M.E. Gonçalves (2017), “The EU Data Protection Reform and the Challenges of the Big Data. Remaining uncertainties and ways forward”, Information & Communications Technology Law 26 (2), 1-26, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13600834.2017.1295838