José Alberto was born in Coimbra, Portugal. In 2011, he obtained his MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering, Energy branch at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. In 2017, he received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Bologna, Italy, during which time he was a visiting scholar at CIRCE - Research Center for Energy Resources and Consumption in Zaragoza, Spain. Currently, he is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute of Systems and Robotics at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and an Invited Assistant Professor at University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. His research interests include Wireless Power Transfer, Resonator Arrays, Inductive Charging, Linear Motors and Actuators.