João Araújo is a professor at the Department of Informatics at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal and a full member of the Portuguese research center NOVA LINCS. He holds a MSc from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco and a PhD from Lancaster University, UK, both in the area of Software Engineering. His principal research interests are Requirements Engineering (RE), Advanced Modularity, Model-Driven Engineering (MDE), and Software Product Lines (SPL), where, he has published several papers on these topics in journals, international conferences, and workshops. Within these subjects he has also been involved in several projects, such as: AMPLE (funded by the European Union), Aspects for Space Domain (funded by ESA), SOFTAS and BATIC3S (both funded by FCT/MCTES in Portugal). He has served in the organization of several conferences such as RE, MoDELS, ICSE, ECOOP, AOSD. He has been a co-founder of the series of Early Aspects workshops which has been held at AOSD, OOPSLA, SPLC and ICSE conferences since 2002. Recently, he has launched the series of workshops on model-driven RE (MoDRE) that has been held in RE conference.