Head of Innovation at SISCOG. More than 30 years of experience in developing scheduling software solutions in the passenger transit domain with focus on optimisation. Deep knowledge on the processes related with scheduling and management of transit operations. Leads a highly skilled team of mathematicians and software engineers that develop and maintain the optimisation models used in SISCOG software products that provide decision support for scheduling and managing the operations of rail and metros. This optimisation support is part of the systems that are running in Dutch Railways, Norwegian Railways, Finnish Railways, Danish Railways, Suburban Trains of Copenhagen, London Underground, Lisbon Metro, and VIA Rail Canada. Author of 18 scientific publications. Winner of the CASPT Best Practice Paper Award (2015) and of the Innovative Application on Artificial Intelligence award (2012).
Dr. Ricardo SALDANHA
Head of Innovation Department
SISCOG - Sistemas Cognitivos, SA