Carlos Afonso graduated from University of Minho with a Bachelor's in Informatics Engineering in 2014. In the same year he started his Master's in Informatics Engineering at University of Minho, specializing in Applications Engineering, Distributed Systems, and Cryptography. During his Master's, he did an internship with the Iberian-International Nanotechnology Laboratory, working with data analysis of electron microscopy data. Carlos graduated with a Master's degree in 2016, his Master’s project was the creation of an elasticity controller for applications orchestrated with Cloudify.
In October 2016 Carlos joined the OMA network to work at CNAO.