Mario Amorim Lopes currently holds professorship and research positions, and conducts R&D and consultancy projects on the following streams:
1. Text mining and clinical decision-making in oncology. He leads a team of PhDs and PhDs students that are currently developing and applying Machine Learning algorithms to the biggest Portuguese oncological hospital.
2. Blockchain and e-marketplaces. A joint project with Carnegie Mellon University for developing a customer-push e-marketplace over Blockchain (uses Ethereum and Enigma). Also developing a P2P renewable energy market over the blockchain for prosumers.
3. Healthcare management. He has developed several projects with pharmacies, hospitals and pharmaceutical distribution companies applying state-of-the-art inventory management models.
4. Health economics and policy. He advises stakeholders and other political stakeholders on public policies related to health.