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Program Chair

Hugo Plácido Silva
IT- Instituto de Telecomunicações

Brief Bio
PhD in Electrical and Computers Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) - University of Lisbon (UL), Hugo is a researcher at the IT - Instituto de Telecomunicações since 2004, and an Invited Auxiliary Professor at IST/UL since 2019. He is also an entrepreneur, having co-founded and contributing to the foundation of multiple innovative technology-based companies operating in the field of medical devices for healthcare and quality of life. More recently, Hugo has been actively working towards making the world a bit more physiological, through BITalino, an open source software and low-cost hardware toolkit for rapid prototyping and development of biomedical application. His main interests include biosignal research, system engineering, signal processing, and machine learning, and in these topics Hugo has participated and actively contributed to 30+ R&D projects funded by national and internacional agencies. His work has been distinguished with several academic and technical awards, examples of which include the “alumniIPS” career award in 2018 and the 1st place at the Ordem dos Engenheiros Young Engineer Innovation Award in 2015, or the “Most Innovative Technology” award at the MIT Portugal E3 Forum in 2013. Hugo is an ACM Senior Member, an IEEE Senior Member, and a officer-elect of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Portugal Chapter. ... More >>


Iyad Abu Doush, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait
Nizar Banu P K, Christ University, India
Juan-Manuel Belda-Lois, Instituto de Biomecánica de Valência, Spain
John Brooke, Independent Researcher, United Kingdom
Eric Castelli, INRIA, France
Bongsug Chae, Kansas State University, United States
Christine Chauvin, Université de Bretagne Sud, France
Yang-Wai Chow, University of Wollongong, Australia
Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Lizette de Wet, University of the Free State, South Africa
Said Easa, Ryerson University, Canada
Achim Ebert, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Vania Estrela, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Jesus Favela, Cicese, Mexico
Peter Forbrig, University of Rostock, Germany
Giancarlo Fortino, University Calabria, Italy
Diego Gachet, European University of Madrid, Spain
Toni Granollers, University of Lleida, Spain
Sadanori Ito, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
David Kaufman, SUNY Downstate, United States
Gerard Kim, Korea University, Korea, Republic of
Josef F. Krems, Chemnitz University of Technology, Cognitive and Engineering Psychology, Germany
Youquan Liu, Chang'an University, China
Eurico Lopes, Escola Superior de Tecnologia (EST), Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB), Portugal
Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Federico Manuri, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Frédéric Mérienne, Arts et Metiers, France
Daniel Mestre, Aix-Marseille University / CNRS, France
Giulio Mori, Institute Information Science Technologies, Italy
Lia Morra, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Jaime Muñoz-Arteaga, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes (UAA), Mexico
Laura Ripamonti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Carsten Röcker, Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, Germany
Jaime Sánchez, University Chile, Chile
Andrea Sanna, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Nilanjan Sarkar, Vanderbilt University, United States
Frédéric Vanderhaegen, University of Valenciennes, France
Gualtiero Volpe, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Marcus Winter, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Juergen Ziegler, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany