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Hugo Plácido da 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, Computer science and information systems, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait
Nuno Almeida, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josef Altmann, School of Informatics, Communications, Media, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria
Farid Amirouche, Orthopedics and Mechanical, University of illinois at Chicago, United States
Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis, Telecooperation, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Adeleh Asemi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Nikolaos Avouris, University of Patras, Greece
Mohammed A. Awadallah, Al-Aqsa University, Palestine (State of)
Christopher Baber, School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Maxim Bakaev, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russian Federation
Fevzi Belli, Izmir Institute of Technology Dept. Comp. Engineering Urla, Izmir Turkey, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Cosimo Birtolo, Independent Researcher, Italy
Boyan Bontchev, Dep. of Software Technologies, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
Guido Borghi, Dipartimento di Informatica - Scienza e Ingegneria, Università di Bologna, Italy
Paolo Bottoni, Computer Science, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Chris Bowers, Computing, University of Worcester, United Kingdom
André L. Brandão, Centro de Matematica, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
John Brooke, Independent Researcher, United Kingdom
Giuseppe Caggianese, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Kursat Cagiltay, Computer Science and Engineering, Sabanci University, Turkey
Valentín Cardeñoso Payo, Departamento de Informática, Valentín Cardeñoso Payo, Spain
John W. Castro, Departamento de Ingeniería Informática y Ciencias de la Computación, University of Atacama, Chile
Debashish Chakravarty, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Stuart Charters, Informatics and Enabling Technologies, Lincoln University, New Zealand
Adrian D. Cheok, i-University, Tokyo, Japan
Ahyoung Choi, Software, Gachon University, Korea, Republic of
Yang-Wai Chow, School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong, Australia
Cesar Collazos, Systems, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Lizette de Wet, Computer Science & Informatics, University of the Free State, South Africa
Vincenzo Deufemia, Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Salerno, Italy
Thomas C. Eskridge, Computer Science and Human Centered Design, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Micaela Esteves, Independent Researcher, Portugal
Ahmed Farooq, Tampere Unit of Computer Human Interaction, University of Tampere, Finland
Jesus Favela, Computer Science, Cicese, Mexico
Tobias Feigl, Programming Systems Group, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany
Hugo Ferreira, Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ana M. Ferreira, CINTESIS - Center for Health Technologies and Services Research, CINTESIS - Center for Health Technologies and Services Research, Portugal
Peter Forbrig, Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany
Kaori Fujinami, Computer and Information Sciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Silvia Gabrielli, Digital Health Research unit, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
Nuno Garcia, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Miguel A. Garcia-Ruiz, School of Computer Science and Technology, Algoma University, Canada
Gheorghita Ghinea, Computer Science, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Ana-Belén Gil-González, Dpto. De Informática Y Automática, Facultad De Ciencias. Plaza De La Merced S/n, University of Salamanca, Spain
Luis B. Gouveia, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Francisco Gutiérrez, KU Leuven, Mexico
Maki Habib, Mechanical Eng. Dept., , The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Thorsten Händler, Digital Transformation, Ferdinand Porsche Mobile University of Applied Sciences (FERNFH), Austria
Christopher G. Healey, Computer Science, Institute for Advanced Analytics, NCSU, United States
Rüdiger Heimgärtner, R&D HMI, Intercultural User Interface Consulting (IUIC), Germany
Martin Hitz, Informatics Systems, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Mengjie Huang, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Junko Ichino, Faculty of Informatics, Tokyo City University, Japan
Ivan E. Ivanov, Advanced Control Systems Laboratory, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Jaroslaw Jankowski, Computer Science, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
Imène Jraidi, University of Montreal, Canada
M.-Carmen Juan, DSIC, Instituto Ai2, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Levente Juhász, GIS Center, Florida International University, United States
Adi Katz, Industrial Engineering & Management, SCE - Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel
Chutisant Kerdvibulvech, NIDA, Thailand
Othman O Khalifa, Electrical and Computer Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
HyungSeok Kim, Virtual Reality Lab., Konkuk University, Korea, Republic of
Josef F. Krems, Chemnitz University of Technology, Cognitive and Engineering Psychology, Germany
Claire Lauer, School of Applied Professional Studies / Technical Communication and User Experience, Arizona State University, United States
Yun Li Lee, School of Engineering and Technology, Department of Computing and Information Systems, Sunway University, Malaysia
Hai-Ning Liang, Department of Comp, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Tek Yong Lim, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Wen-Chieh Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
I-Chen Lin, College of Computer Science, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Huizilopoztli Luna García, Academic Unit of Electrical Engineering, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico
Marco Manca, HIIS Laboratory, CNR-ISTI, Italy
Federico Manuri, DAUIN, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Milosz Marek, Department of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Stuart Marshall, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Ecivaldo Matos, Faculty of Philosophy, USP - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bob-Antoine J. Menelas, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
Frédéric Mérienne, Institut image, Arts et Metiers, France
Daniel Mestre, Institute of Movement Sciences, Aix-Marseille University / CNRS, France
Yehya Mohamad, Digital Halth, Fraunhofer FIT, Germany
Ana I. Molina, Department of Information Technologies and Systems, Castilla - La Mancha University, Spain
Giulio Mori, Human Interfaces in Information Systems, Institute Information Science Technologies, Italy
Max Mulder, Control and Operations, TU Delft, Netherlands
Ganesh R Naik, Western Sydney University, Australia
Hammadi Nait-Charif, National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Ricardo Nakamura, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Robbie Nakatsu, Information Systems and Business Analytics, Loyola Marymount University, United States
Max North, Information Systems, Kennesaw State University, United States
Stavroula Ntoa, Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Greece
Ian Oakley, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Yoosoo Oh, School of AI, Daegu University, Korea, Republic of
Samir Otmane, Computer Science, IBISC LAB, University of evry, France
Sabrina Panëels, Sensory and Ambient Interfaces Laboratory, CEA, LIST, University Paris-Saclay, France
Stamatios Papadakis, School of Education - Department of Preschool Education, Department of Preschool Education, Faculty of Education, University of Crete, Greece
José A. Piedra-Fernandez, Informatics, University of Almeria, Spain
Andrew Ponomarev, SPC RAS, Russian Federation
Dorina Rajanen, Interact Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland
Francisco Rebelo, Design, ITI/LARSys and CIAUD, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Laura A. Ripamonti, Department of Computer Science, University of Milano - Italy, Italy
Sandra Sanchez-Gordon, Department of Informatics and Computer Science, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Ecuador
Jungpil Shin, School of Computer Science and Engineering,, University of Aizu, Japan
Mario Silic, University of St Gallen, Switzerland
Fabrizzio Soares, Instituto de Informatica, Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil
Puteri S. Sulaiman, Independent Researcher, Malaysia
Boštjan Šumak, Institute of Informatics, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Slovenia
Pablo V. Torres, Computer Science Department, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
Marilyn M. Tremaine, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States
Gautami Tripathi, CSR, Jamia Hamdard University, India
Markku Turunen, Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, Tampere University, Finland
Frédéric Vanderhaegen, LAMIH UMR CNRS , University of Valenciennes, France
Gregg Vesonder, Systems and Software Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, United States
Nikolas Vidakis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece
Nadine Vigouroux, ELIPSE Team, IRIT, UMR CNRS 5505, France
Spyros Vosinakis, Product & Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece
Aleksandra Vuckovic, School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Andreas Wendemuth, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Otto von Guericke University, Germany
Marcus Winter, School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Ahmed Mohamed Fahmy Yousef, Education Technology Department, Fayoum University, Egypt
Floriano Zini, Faculty of Engineering, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

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