Eduardo Silva is the Coordinator of the TEC4SEA platform at INESC TEC. Previously he was the Coordinator of the Centre for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CRAS) at INESC TEC until 2019. He is also a Professor at the School of Engineering (ISEP) of the Porto Polytechnic Institute (IPP). He has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto. His main research areas are marine robotics, control architectures, perception, and navigation for autonomous robots. He has participated in more than 20 research projects, including ¡VAMOS! and UNEXMIN EU projects, as well as UNEXUP and INSite Upscaling projects funded by EIT Raw Materials. He has more than 80 publications in the area of the Field Robotics.