Tiago Filipe Rodrigues Catarino was born on December 14th, 1991, in Leiria, Portugal. He is currently an Electrical and Computer Engineering Masters student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Coimbra (DEEC-FCTUC).
On September 2015, he joined the AP4ISR team of the Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR) in order to work on his M. Sc. dissertation entilted "Development of Hand-Tracker", under the supervision of Prof. Paulo Menezes and co-advisor Eng. Bruno Patrão.