E-mail: jose dot rogado at ulusofona dot pt
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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Research Statement

Teaching Statement





2004     Equivalence to Portuguese Doctoral Degree, in Computer Engineering by Lisbon Technical University (UTL)


1985     PHD in Information Systems, Université Pierre et Marie Currie VI, France


1981     Master in Information Systems ( Computer Architecture) , University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI, France


1976     Degree in Electronic Engineering, Lisbon Technical University (UTL)




Working Experience

2005               Associate Professor, Lusófona University, Communication, Visual and Information Technology (ECATI)
2005               Invited Professor, Algarve University, Science and Technology Department  
2003 - 2005     Technical Manager, Critical Software  
2002 - 2003     Technical Manager, Vertical Solutions, Oniway  
2000 - 2001     Technology Consulting Manager, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Portugal  
1997 - 2000     Director, Link Consulting  
1990 - 1997     Senior Research Engineer, Open Software Foundation Research  Institute, Grenoble, France  
1988 - 1990     Senior Engineer, GIPSI, S.A.

1984 - 1988     Invited Research, InstituteNational de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA)


Main Research Interests

  • Security
  • Federated Identity Management
  • Parallel Computing
  • Virtualization



Current Projects

  • Virtlab Project: a framework for modular and configurable  virtual network laboratories that can utilized inside a campus or in the context of e-learning federations.

Some Previous Projects

2005 - 2009, Lusofóna University: Implemented Laboratories Environments for Computing Engineering Graduate and Post-Graduated Courses in Operating Systems, Networking, Security, Distributed and paralell Computing ( netlab.ulusofona.pt)

2005, Lusófona University: High Levels Requirements and Systems Architecture Specifications for the Lusófona University Mobile Portal (kusco@lusofona), giving acess to academic information ( this project won a reference in the Mobile Solutions for the Enterprise 2005 contest organized by Optimus and Diário Económico)

2004, Portugal Telecom: High Level Requirements and Systems Architectures Specifications for the SAPO portal Single Sign-On platform(www.sapo.pt), based on Identity Federation Standards (SAML)

2003, Critical Software: High Level Requirements and Systems Architecture Specifications based on the ISO/IEC 10746 standard " Reference Model for Open Distributed Processing" (RM-ODP) and UML, within the Ground System Software European Technology Harmonization Project, on contract with the European Space Agency (ESA)


For an up to date version of this list, please check COPELABS Scicommons

Conference Publications/Communications

2010     "Building Virtual Laboratories in Federated Environments", Faísca, J.; Rogado, J.Q.; International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Madrid, Spain, November 2010

2009     "Virtlab: Virtual Laboratories in Federated Environments", J. Quintino Rogado, V International  Conference on Multimedia, Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Lisboa, Portugal, April 2009

2005      "Technology Harmonization - Reference Architecture for the Ground Segment Software", N. Duro, F. Moreira, J.Rogado, J. Reis, 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, USA, March 2005


2010    " A Web Appliance Implementation: Reducing and Securing Network Traffic in a virtual Laboratory Environment", Gomes, J.Q.; Carvalho, T.; Faísca

2010     " An Authentication Broker for Virtual Laboratories", R. Malta, J. Faísca, J. Rogado, INTED2010 International Technology , Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 2010

2001      "Arquitectura de Sistemas: Uma Metodologia para a construção de Sistemas Informáticos", May 2001, Comunicação Interna da Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.

2000      " An Authentication Protocol for Mobile Devices", P. Alves, P. Ferreira, J. Rogado, P. Simões, First Portuguese Workshop on Mobile Computing, Tomar, November 1999, e International Workshop on Internet 2000, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2000

1996      "A simple File Buffer Cache using Mach Virtual Memory", OSF-RI Symposium, Boston, January 1996

1995      "Performance Improvements on the HP Precision Architecture Server", OSF-RI Symposium - Boston, April 1995

1994      "HPUX-CM: an HP-UX Compability Module for the HP-PA OSF/1 server", Document OSF, October 1994

1993      "A Prototype File System for the Cluster Operating System", Document OSF, September 1993

1992      " A Stawman Proposal for the Cluster Project", Document OSF, September 1992

1991      "Le Serveur OSF/1: Une Architecture dún Terminal Graphique", Conferências Técnicas da Convenção UNIX 90 - Paris 1990

1990      "Le Serveur OSF/1: Une Architecture Modulaire à base de Micro-Noyau", Conferências Técnicas da Convenção UNIX 91 - Paris 1990

1986      "Yet Another Port of NFS on a System V based Workstation", Conferência da European UNIX User Group (EUUG) - Manchester 1986

1985      "Optimisation des Performances Disque sous SMX", Journées SM90 - Versailles 1985





03.2021. Accepted paper:  FG Encinas, LA Silva, AS Mendes, GV González, VRQ Leithardt, ..., "Singular Spectrum Analysis for Source Separation in Drone-Based Audio Recording" In IEEE Access.https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3065775 

02.2021. Accepted Paper, M. S. Stankovic, M. Beko, S. S. Stankovic, “Distributed Value Function Approximation for Collaborative Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning’’, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, in IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/TCNS.2021.3061909

11.2020. Accepted Paper, B. Lima, D. Costa, et.al "Adaptive Power Factor Allocation for Cooperative Full-Duplex NOMA Systems With Imperfect SIC and Rate Fairness", in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular technology, https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2020.3029791

11.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, M. Barahman, L. Correia, L. S. Ferreira, "A QoS-Demand-Aware Computing Resource Management Scheme in Cloud-RAN", in IEEE OJ-COMS. https://doi.org/10.1109/OJCOMS.2020.3034297

10.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access, Daniel Silva, Rute Sofia. "A Discussion on Context-awareness to Better Support the IoT Cloud/Edge Continuum", in IEEE Access. DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3032388.

9.2020. Accepted paper, Electronics, Sales Mendes, André, Diego M. Jiménez-Bravo, María Navarro-Cáceres, Valderi Reis Quietinho Leithardt, and Gabriel Villarrubia González. "Multi-Agent Approach Using LoRaWAN Devices: An Airport Case Study." Electronics 9, no. 9 (2020): 1430.


8.2020. Accepted paper, IEEE Access, J. C. S. Anjos and Valderi Leithardt et al., "Data Processing Model to Perform Big Data Analytics in Hybrid Infrastructures," in IEEE Access, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3023344.

7.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access, Fernandes,D., Raimundo,A., Cercas,F., Sebastiao,P., Rinis,R., Ferreira,L.S.. "Comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Semi-Empirical Methodologies for Estimation of Coverage in Mobile Networks", in IEEE Access, Vol. 8, July 2020, pp 139803-139812, 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3013036

4.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access , Fernandes,D., Clemente,D., Soares,G., Sebastiao,P., Cercas,F., Dinis,R, Ferreira,L.S., “Cloud-Based Implementation of an Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology for Self-Organising Network”, in IEEE Access, Vol 8, Apr. 2020, pp 66456-66474, 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2986437

01.2020. The most recently hired researcher Nuno Ricardo Garcia had a paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI). TPAMI is the journal with the highest impact factor in the area of computer science (IF=17.73 for 2018). Congratulations.

11.2019. Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,
S. Tomic, M. Beko, “A Geometric Approach for Distributed Multi-hop Target Localization in Cooperative Networks’’, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2019.2952715

07.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation,
K Turbic, L. Correia, M. Beko. A Channel Model for Polarised Off-Body Communications with Dynamic Users’’, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 7001-7013, November 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2019.2925157

06.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Access
D. Pedro, S. Tomic, L. Bernardo, M. Beko, P. Pinto, “Algorithms for Estimating the Location of Remote Nodes using Smartphones’’, IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 33713-33727, December 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2904241

05.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, Guidelines Towards Information-driven Mobility Management, Future Internet 2019, 11(5), 111; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11050111

04.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, P. Mendes, An Overview on Push-Based Communication Models for Information-centric Networking. MDPI Future Internet, 2019, 11(3), 74; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11030074.

03.2019: Accepted Paper, European Control Conference 2019

Henry, D.; Cieslak, J.; Colmenarejo, P.; Branco, J.; Santos, N.; Serra, P.; Telaard, J.; Strauch, H.; Giordano, A. M.; De Stefano, M.; Ott, C.; Reiner, M.; Jaworski, J.; Papadopoulos, E.; Visentin, G.; Ankersen, F.; Fernandez, J.G.Model-based fault diagnosis and tolerant control: the ESA’s e.Deorbit mission

03.2019: Accepted paper, MDPI Future Internet 2019, Special issue on ICN

Sofia, Rute C.; Mendes, Paulo. An Overview on Push-based Communication Models for Information-Centric Networking

02.2019: New IRTF ICNRG draft

Mendes, Paulo; Sofia, Rute C.; Tsaoussidis, Vassilis; Diamantopoulos, Sotiris; Borrego, Carlos; Borrel, Joan; Sarros, Christos-Alessandros. nformation-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks.

01.2019: Accepted paper, Sensors 2019, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Stankovic, S. S.; Stankovic, Milos; Johansson, Karl H.; Beko, Marko. On Consensus-based Distribution Blind Calibration of Sensor Networks

11.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes Associate Editor of IEEE Access

11.2018: Accepted paper MDPI Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Correia, Sergio; Beko, Marko; Cruz, Luis A. da Silva; Tomic, Slavisa. Elephant Herding Optimization for Energy-Based Localization

11.2018: Accepted paper Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Tomic, Slavisa; Beko, Marko. Target Localization via Integrated and Segregated Ranging Based on RSS and TOA Measurements

11.2018: Results of the CEEC/COPELABS/JUNIOR2018: Prof. Dr. Pedro Sá Costa admitted.

10.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes an IEEE Senior member

10.2018: Invited Talk: Cooperative wireless networking: Research challenges, P. Mendes, @LakesideLabs, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

09.2018: Accepted paper, ACM ICN 2018

P. Mendes, R. Sofia, V. Tsaoussidis, S. Diamantopoulos, J. Soares,Information-centric routing for opportunistic wireless networks. InProc. ACM ICN 2018, Sep. 2018.

09:2018: Accepted paper, IEEE WiMob

09.2018:C-BRAINs 2018/2019

C-BRAINS for 2018/2019 are out!

07.2018: Ciencia 2018

People-to-people Communication in Emergency Scenarios, P. Mendes, R. Sofia, M. Tavares, O. Aponte

06.2018: UMOBILE project

POC2 - information-centric communication in opportunistic scenarios, P. Mendes, M. Tavares, O. Aponte, R. Sofia, J. Soares


UMOBILE Demo in Italy, Umbria

04.2018 Accepted Book Chapter

 Rute C. Sofia, Liliana I. Carvalho., Francisco de Melo Pereira, Samrat Dattagupta.The Role of Smart Data in Inference of Human Behavior and Interaction. Book chapter. "Smart Data: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives in Computing and Applications".

03.2018 IRTF draft DABBER

Information-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks





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