Luis Ramalhais dos Santos has a degree in Electrical Engineering in the field of electronics and telecommunications. He attends the master’s degree in Information and Business Systems at the Instituto Superior Técnico. Luis is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Atlantic Network of Geodynamic and Space Stations, member of the scientific committee of the Astronomical Observatory of Santana (Azores). He is also part of the steering committee of the Space Surveillance and Tracking programme.
He is currently a senior technician in the regional staff of the island of São Miguel, attached to the Regional Directorate of Public Works and Communications of the Government of the Azores and a member of the General Assembly of the Air Centre Association representing this region.