Graduated in Informatics from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences in 1988. MSc and PhD in Informatics, in 1993 and 2004, repectively, from the same University. Member of the XLDB research team of LaSIGE (Large-Scale Information Systems Laboratory).
Keywords Mobile computing; Location and context computing; Information Retrieval; Multimedia Information Retrieval; Geographical Information retrieval; Human-computer interaction in mobile devices and services; Information visualization and adaptive interfaces
I graduated and received the Masters in Electrothecnical and Computing Engineering, respectively in 1991 and 1995, from the IST. I received my PhD degree in Computer Science (Informatics) from the University of Lisboa in 2003. I'm a member of the LaSIGE (Large-Scale Informatic Systems Laboratory) research unit and of the Navigators group, where I co-lead the Timeliness and Adaptation in Dependable Systems research line.
Carlos Duarte holds a PhD (2008) in Computer Science, from the University of Lisbon, and an MsC in Electronic and Computers Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, and a researcher at LaSIGE, where, in the last eight years, he has been a member of the Human Computer Interaction and Multimedia (HCIM) group. His research interests include adaptive multimodal interfaces, accessibility, usability evaluation, UI design, digital books, and eLearning. He is a member of ACM SIGCHI.
Keywords speech, audio, signal processing and pattern recognition, human-computer interfaces, information retrieval, multimedia, computer aided language learning, natural language processing , image processing, public health, geographical information systems, robotics, control.
Fabricio Alves Barbosa da Silva obtained his doctoral degree in Computer Science from Université Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie) in 2000. He is currently an invited assistant professor of the Informatics Department at Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. His research interests are scientific computing, modeling and simulation, distributed computing and grid computing. Recently he has been working on the application of these technologies to the epidemiology and public health fields
PhD in Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cambridge (2012); MSc in Telecommunications, Queen Mary University of London, 2003; Licenciatura (sort of BSc+MSc) in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Aveiro, 2001
Invited Assistant Professor at the FCUL (since 2011-); Supervisor at the University of Cambridge (2006-2010); Invited Assistant Professor at the ISEL (2003-2011); Invited Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro (2002-2003)
Other professional activities
Research Intern at Telefonica Research Barcelona (2008); Researcher at PT Inovação (2001-2002)
Graduation (2000) and Master (2001) in Informatics and Computer Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico.PhD (2006) in Informatics, specialization Bioinformatics, from the Universidade de Lisboa.
BSc in Mathematics/Informatics (University of Azores, 1996). MSc (by research) in Informatics (University of Azores, 2000). PhD in Informatics (Faculty of Sciences from the University of Lisbon, 2006).
Graduation in Electronic Engineering by IST/UTL (1968), Informatics Specialist by LNEC (1980), PhD in Artificial Intelligence by Edinburgh University (1980), Aggregation in Mathematics by ISEG/UTL (1988). ECCAI Fellow. Member of the Portuguese Academy of Enginering.
Hugo Miranda is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon where he teaches courses on Computer Systems Organisation like Computer Networks and Distributed Fault Tolerance. He has a PhD (2007), Master (2001) and a graduation (1998) in Informatics by the University of Lisbon. He co-authored more than 30 papers mostly in distributed fault tolerance and data dissemination in mobile ad hoc networks. He is a co-editor of a book on middleware for mobile networks. He is a member of the ACM and the IEEE.
Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering by Instituto Superior Técnico (1989). Master Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering by Instituto Superior Técnico (1993). PhD in Computer and Electrical Engineering by Instituto Superior Técnico (2003).
Keywords Human Computer Interaction; Usability, Accessibility and Universal-Acess; Intelligent and Adaptive User-Interfaces, Multimodal and Multimedia Interfaces; Mobile Interaction Design,
Ubiquitous and Pervasive Interaction, Computer Supported Cooperative Systems; Sensor-based Multi-device and Context-aware Interaction; Health Informatics, Mobile and In-situ Learning, Edutainment and Entertainment, Informatics for Elderly, Children and Disabled.
Habilitation in Informatics by University of Lisbon, Portugal (2009). PhD in Informatics by New University of Lisbon, Portugal (1995), Electronic Engineering degree by Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal (1982).
He holds diplomas of Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil, 1988), Master in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1994) and Doctor in Computer Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (France, 1999). After graduating he worked for two years in the computer industry in Brazil. Following that, he was as an assistant and later associate professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil, 1991-2007). During a sabbatical leave he was a Coregrid fellow of the Enginneering and Architecture School of Fribourg (Switzerland, 2005-6) and the University of Pisa (Italy, 2006). He also worked at INRIA (France, 2007-8) for the EC-GIN European project. He is member of IEEE, ACM and SBC (Brazil).
Graduation (1992) and MSc (1996) in Electrothecnical and Computing Engineering from the IST-UTL. PhD degree (2006) in Computer Engineering (Informatics) from the University of Aveiro. Member of the LaSIGE (Large-Scale Informatic Systems Laboratory) research unit and of the Navigators group.
Licenciatura in Electrical Engineering (Instituto Superior Técnico, 1983). Mestrado in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Instituto Superior Técnico, 1987). PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (University of California, Berkeley, 1994). Habiliation in Informatics (University of Lisbon, 2004).
Keywords Intelligent Information Systems, Heterogeneous Data Integration, Geograpgic Information Retrieval, Medical Informatics, Software Engineering Methods for Modeling and Design of Large-scale Distributed Information Systems.
He is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the University of Lisboa Faculty of Sciences, and also an adjunct faculty at the Information Network Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, for activities related to the CMU-Portugal partnership. He received a Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1998), and Licenciatura and Masters from the Technical University of Lisboa (1992 and 1995). In the recent years, he has participated in several European and National research projects which had a focus on dependability and security, such as CRUTIAL, Resist, AJECT, RITAS and MAFTIA. His work has been recognized with the IBM Scientific Prize in 2004 and the William C. Carter award at the IEEE FTCS in 1998.
Nuno Guimarães graduated in Electrotechnical Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico (School of Engineering), Portugal, in 1983. He completed his MsC in Computer and Electrotechnical Engineering at the same School in 1987, his PhD in June 1992, and received the title of Agregado (Full Professor Habilitation) in Informática in July 1999, from the University of Lisbon. From 1986 to 1997, he taught at the Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering Department of IST. Since September 1997, he teaches at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, as Full Professor (since May 2001). He is Dean of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (from 2003 until 2008).
From 1982 to 1997, he was a researcher of INESC, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Lisbon, Portugal. Since 1990, he was responsible for the "Multimedia and Interaction Techniques" Group, and participated in technical developments and co-ordination of national and international projects like several EU-funded R&D projects. Between 1989 and 1991, he worked as a consultant for Bell Labs, AT&T, Murray Hill, New Jersey, "Software Systems Principles Research Lab'', in the areas of User Interfaces and Hypermedia Systems. In 1996, he co-founded of Ergoprocesso, a start up company operating in the areas of Multimedia, Workflow and Collaborative Computing. He also created 4VDO - Sistemas e Serviços Multimédia SA and OnTV - Sistemas e Serviços de Televisão Interactiva SA.
Paulo Sousa is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics of the University of Lisboa Faculty of Sciences. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same institution in 2007. His research interests include the construction of secure distributed systems, namely the design of dependable intrusion-tolerant architectures and protocols for distributed systems. His work has been recognized with the IBM Scientific Award in 2007. He is a member of the LaSIGE laboratory and the Navigators research group.
Keywords Groupware, CSCW, Group Support Systems, Group Decision and Negotiation, E-health, E-Planning, Online Dispute Resolution, Geo-Collaboration, Workflow, Flexible Business Process Management, Emergency Management.
Keywords Multimedia, Hypermedia, with a special emphasis on Video and Hypervideo, Human-Computer Interaction, Accessibility, Information Visualization, e-Learning, Interactive TV, Digital Talking Books and Digital Art.
Vasco T. Vasconcelos is currently associate professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon where he has been lecturing since March 1996. He received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Keio University (1992, 1995), and the habilitation title in informatics from New University of Lisbon (2003). He spent sabbatical at Sussex University in 2002-03, was at New University of Lisbon, first as a post doc, then as professor in 1995-96, and worked at Sony Computer Science Laboratory, Tokyo, in 1993-94 while a Ph.D. student. Vasconcelos is a founding member of the Gloss research team at Lasige, and the vice-president of Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets. His research work centers on programming languages for concurrent and distributed programming, type systems, process calculi, and virtual machine technologies.