SITI Team

SITI Team

 

The SITI 2017 Team

 

Rute Sofia, PhD

Senior researcher (2010-);

SITILABS Scientific director for technology 2012-2013; Director COPELABS 2013-2016; Vice-director 2017

SITI, social Internet design: community modeling, optimal resource management

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Rute (PhD 94, ULisboa/Univ Pennsylvania EUA) is an Associate Professor (2010-) at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologia and a senior researcher at COPELABS, SITI research group.  She was (04-07) a research scientist in Siemens AG Corporate Technology/ Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH, Munich, 07. During that period, her research interests related with fixed-mobile convergence; IPv6; advanced routing paradigms in the context of carrier-grade Ethernet. She worked at INESC Tec (2007-2010) as a senior researcher and Internet Architectures area focusing on wireless networks: user-centric networking; fixed-mobile convergence; routing.

Her research interests are: unified communications in IoT and network mining. She co-founded COPELABS, which she steered scientifically between 2013 and 2016. In 2013, she co-founded Senception lda. Rute holds 9 patents and over 50 peer-reviewed publications in her fields of expertise.

Paulo Mendes, PhD

Senior Researcher (2010 - )

SITILABS Scientific director for innovation 2012-2013; COPELABS vice-director 2013-2016.

 

SITI, Pervasive Wireless Systems: swarming, sensing fusion

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Paulo is the SITI coordinator and an Associate Professor of University Lusófona, where he heads the PhD programme in Informatics, NEMPS.
He has a BEng in Informatics Engineering by Univ. Coimbra (93); MSc in Computers and Electrotecnical Engineering  (1998) by IST, UTL, Lisboa, and a PhD in Informatics Engineering by Univ. Coimbra (2004). His prior affiliations include Fernave S.A. (94-98); Visiting Scholar (00-03) at Columbia University, NY, EUA; CISUC, Univ. of Coimbra (96-02); NTT DoCoMo Euro-Labs (03-07), Munich, Germany: INESCTEC, IAN, UTM (07-10).
His research interests relate to cooperative wireless systems, self-organizing networks, and complex networks.

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José Rogado, PhD

Senior researcher (2010-)

SITI, security & parallel computing

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José Rogado is a Senior Researcher at COPELABS, SITI, and an Associate Professor at ULHT where he heads the Informatics Department. He holds a Ph.D.in Computer Engineering by Universidade Técnica de Lisboa(UTL), BEng from IST in Electronic Engineering.
He was  an Invited Researcher at INRIA in the area of Operating Systems development and File System performance optimization.

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Rui Ribeiro, DBA

Senior Researcher / Vice- Director (2017 -)

Senior researcher (2010-)

SITI, open-source systems

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Rui is a Senior Researcher and a Vice-director in COPELABS, SITI, and an Assistant Professor at ULHT, where he is also the executive Director of the LISS – Lusófona Information Systems School.
Rui holds a BEng in Informatics Engineering by IST; BMA by Universidade Católica Portuguesa; DBA on Open-source Enterprise Models (2012) by ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa.
Rui is (2009-) the Information Systems Director at EP– Estradas de Portugal S.A. Previously, he was affiliated to Sybase where he was the responsible for the area of Consulting Services. His research systems relate with open-source models and entrepreneurship models.

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Liliana Inocêncio, MSc

Junior Researcher (January 2017 - )

SITI, sensing and network mining

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Liliana Inocêncio is a Junior Researcher in SITI, COPELABS, and a PhD student of the University Lusófona PhD programme NEMPS. In COPELABS she has worked in the CitySense project (2016-2017) and is involved in the BEING project, where she undertakes tasks concerning sensing and data mining on wireless networks.

 

She has received a B.Sc. degree in information systems management (2007) from the university of Uni-Mindelo, São Vicente, Cabo Verde, and an MSc in Information Systems Management (2012) from ISEG, Lisbon. From 2008 to 2010 she has worked as analyst and developer with the PL/SQL tool at Compta CV. In 2012 has worked with Siebel CRM configuration at PTSI. In 2013 she returned to Cape Verde where she worked in help desk for the hotel Melia Dunas. In 2015 a new challenge appeared, in the form of customer management for an inflight catering company (Freitas Catering). In 2016 she received certification in Outsystems Associate Developer.

 
 

 PhD Students

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Liliana Inocêncio, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2016/2017)

PhD thesis title: Pervasive Sensing in the Context of Social Well-Being

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Rute C. Sofia

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Andres Mrad, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2016/2017)

PhD Thesis ' ttle: Game design farmework and heuristics for adaptable edugames aimed at deaf kids"

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Conceição Costa

Helder foto Helder Valente, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2016/2017)

PhD Thesis' title: " Internet of things unified communications for smart cities"

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Rute Sofia

 Rui Lupas2017

Rui Pascoal, MSc

PhD Student IUL (2017-)

PhD thesis title: Augmented Reality in Outdoor Sports

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ana de Almeida, IUL

Co-advisor: Prof Dr. Rute C. Sofia

   

Monica Pedro, MSc

 PhD Student NEMPS (2014/2015)

PhD thesis ' title: Implicit intercations

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. David Lamas

Francisco de Melo Pereira, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2014/2015)

PhD Thesis' title: Inferring individual behaviour in urban daily activities, from mobile phone traces

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Rute Sofia

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Preyesse Arquissandas, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2013/2014)

PhD Thesis ' title: " Sensor based augmented reality"

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. David Lamas

Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Jorge Oliveira

 

Aurea Costa, MSc

PhD Student NEMPS (2013/2014)

PhD Thesis Title: "Sensor based pervasive interaction in the context of sports"

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. David Lamas

Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Jorge Oliveira

   

José Faísca, MSc

SITI, PhD Student NEMPS (2012/2013)

Jose Faisca is a senior IT consultant and Systems Architect. His areas
of expertise include systems integration and network computing. He has
extensive practical experience in projects that use IBM solutions and
architectures. José is an assistant professor at Universidade Lusófona.

PhD Thesis' title: Personal Cloud Ecosystem

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. José Rogado

   

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