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Álvaro Gomes

Álvaro Filipe Peixoto Cardoso de Oliveira Gomes

E-mail: agomes@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796346
Gabinete: 3A.3
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~agomes

Alvaro Gomes, PhD in Electrical Engineering (Energy Systems) from University of Coimbra, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers and researcher at R&D institute INESC-Coimbra. His research interests include efficient use of energy resources, demand-side management, load modelling, assessment of energy management activities, integration of renewables in buildings, multi-objective optimization, meta- heuristics and evolutionary algorithms. His publications appeared in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, International Journal of Energy Research, Energy, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Computers and Operations Research, among others. He is co-supervising / has supervised several MSc and PhDs thesis.

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André Mendes

André Manuel dos Santos Mendes

E-mail: andresm@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796271
Gabinete: S3.A4
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~andresm

Prof. André Mendes, PhD in Electrical Engineering (Energy Systems) at the University of Coimbra where is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering He is a researcher at the Institute of Telecommunications (IT) and coordinator of the Power Systems group of IT-Coimbra. His research interests are focused on condition monitoring and diagnostics of ac motor drives, fault tolerant adjustable speed AC drive systems, power supply systems and thermal analysis of induction machines. He participated in several works involving national and international companies, some of them financially supported by FCT. He is Principal Investigator of an on-going project financed by the FCT in the area of diagnostics of ac motor drives based on multilevel converter topologies. His publications mostly appear in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, on Industrial Electronics and on Industry Applications. He is member of the Portuguese Engineers Association and member of IEEE and participates as reviewer for some conferences and journals in the fields of power electronics converters and electrical machines.

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Aníbal Traça Carvalho de Almeida

E-mail: adealmeida@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796218
Gabinete: 1.4
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~adealmeida

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António José Ribeiro Ferreira

E-mail: toze@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796223
Gabinete: 1.9
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~toze

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António Martins

António Manuel de Oliveira Gomes Martins

E-mail: amartins@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796279
Gabinete: 3A.12
Homepage: http://apps.uc.pt/mypage/faculty/agmartins/en

He graduated in Electrical Engineering at the University of Coimbra in 1976, and did his PhD at the same University in Electrical Engineering in 1985, on the theme of Efficient Use of Electricity.

He teaches since 1976 at the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, where he is Professor (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering). Member of the Faculty Board from 1988 to 1992, responsible for institutional technical and administrative reorganization of the Faculty between 1989 and 1993.

Scientific Coordinator of the Research Unit INESC Coimbra from 1999 to 2001 and chairman of the Board of INESC Coimbra in 2002 and 2003.

He participated in 22 research projects, of which eight with companies, five with national public entities, seven with the European Commission and two with FCT, having led sixteen. It has over one hundred published works.

Vice-Rector of the University of Coimbra from February 2003 to February 2011, he took responsibility for the areas of Administrative Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Academic Management and Scientific Research, also coordinating the areas of information and communication technologies (ICT), libraries and institutional planning. Responsible for two institutional administrative reorganization of UC in 2003 and 2010.

Director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Coimbra between 2009 and 2011.

Co-founder and coordinator of the University of Coimbra "Energy for Sustainability" Initiative, created in 2007.

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António Coimbra

António Paulo Mendes Breda Dias Coimbra
E-mail: acoimbra@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796322
Gabinete: 3A-21
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~acoimbra

A. Paulo Coimbra received his BSc (1985) and PhD (1996) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Univ. of Coimbra, Portugal. He has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Univ. of Coimbra since 1996. He is a researcher in the ISR-Institute of Systems and Robotics of the Univ. of Coimbra. His present research interests include f.e.m. electromagnetic and thermal analysis, electromagnetic compatibility, biped robotics, hyper-redundant robots and vision-based robot navigation. He has published over 100 papers in international conferences and about 30 papers on scientific journals. He has been a consultant in the company CWJ-Projecto SA, since 2008, in the field of electromagnetic and thermal analysis for the development and optimisation of several products such as domestic induction cook tops. He is co-author of one book and two patents.

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Carlos Henggeler

Carlos Alberto Henggeler de Carvalho Antunes

E-mail: ch@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796259
Gabinete: 3.12
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~ch

Carlos Henggeler Antunes obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering (Optimization and Systems Theory) at the University of Coimbra in 1992. He is currently Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers, University of Coimbra and Director of the R&D Institute INESC Coimbra. His main research areas are energy systems and policies, multi-objective optimization and meta-heuristics, multi-criteria decision analysis, and decision support systems. He has been involved in R&D and consulting projects in the areas of energy efficiency, demand responsive energy management systems, algorithmic decision theory, energy-environment-economy interactions, uncertainty handling in multi-objective optimization and in decision support systems. His most recent publications appeared in Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Energy, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Computers and Operations Research, Energy and Buildings, Engineering Optimization, among others. He has served as guest editor of special issues of journals such as Int. J. of Systems Science, Energy Policy, European J. of Operational Research, among others. He is co-author of a book and co-editor of two books published by the University of Coimbra Press.

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Carlos Artur Trindade de Sá Furtado

E-mail: safurtado@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796345
Gabinete: 3.18
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~safurtado

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fferreira

Fernando José Teixeira Estêvão Ferreira

E-mail: ferreira@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796274
Gabinete: 3A.7
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~fferreira

Fernando J. T. E. Ferreira received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. He is currently a Professor in the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Since 1998, he has been a Researcher in the Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra,   working in the field of electric motor driven systems. He has participated in several European projects dealing with energy-efficient motor technologies. He is the author/coauthor of more than 100 papers published in international journals and conference records. Prof. Ferreira was a recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2001 IEEE/IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference, and of the Best Poster Presentation Award (for the technical competence displayed in the poster presentation) at the 2010 International Conference on Electrical Machines.

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Fernando Perdigão

Fernando Santos Perdigão

E-mail: fp@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796283
Gabinete: 3A.16
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~fp

Fernando Perdigão received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1998. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal. He is also a researcher of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Coimbra Pole). His research interests include signal processing, speech recognition and synthesis and phonetics.

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Gabriel Falcão

Gabriel Falcão Paiva Fernandes

E-mail: gff@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796267
Gabinete: Lab. de Imagem (IT) ou 3.20
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~gff

Gabriel Falcão graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) in 1997, specialty in Telecommunications, where he also concluded a MSc degree in the area of Digital Signal Processing in 2002. He was a researcher at INESCPorto from 1997 until 2002. In 2003 he became Teaching Assistant at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), Portugal. In 2010 he received a PhD in Telecommunications and Electronics from FCTUC, where he is currently an Assistant Professor. In 2011/12 he has worked as Visiting Professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Presently, he is investigating efficient parallel computing architectures for LDPC codes and also developing applications based on heterogeneous multicore systems in the area of medical imaging. Gabriel is a member of Instituto de Telecomunicações and performs different collaborations under his R&D activities with INESC-ID, Lisbon, and other institutions and universities worldwide. He was awarded with the 2nd place at the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2010, in the category of PhD theses. He is also a member of the IEEE and IEEE Signal Processing Society.

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Helder de Jesus Araújo

E-mail: helder@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796216
Gabinete: 1.2
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~helder

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Henrique Silva

Henrique José Almeida da Silva

E-mail: hjas@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796248
Gabinete: 3.3
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~hjas

Henrique J. A. da Silva* received the Ph. D. degree in communication systems engineering from the University of Wales, United Kingdom, in 1988. Since then he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Coimbra, where he is currently an associate professor and director of the Coimbra site of Instituto de Telecomunicações. His research interests include optical and mobile communication systems, with emphasis on photonic devices for telecommunications and optical transmission systems. He is a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and of the IEEE Communications and Photonics Societies.

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hjorge

Humberto Manuel Matos Jorge

E-mail: hjorge@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796278
Gabinete: 3A.11
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~hjorge

Humberto Manuel Matos Jorge obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering (Energy Systems) at the University of Coimbra in 1999. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers, University of Coimbra and researcher of the R&D Institute INESC Coimbra. His main research areas are energy systems, energy efficiency, demand responsive energy management systems, power quality and electric vehicle. He has been involved in R&D and consulting projects in the areas of energy efficiency, demand responsive energy management systems. His most recent publications appeared in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, World Electric Vehicle Journal, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Energy Policy, Applied Energy, Electric Power Systems Research, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, among others

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Jaime Santos

Jaime Batista dos Santos

E-mail: jaime@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796263
Gabinete: 3.16
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~jaime

Jaime B. Santos received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, in 1985 and 1994, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra. His research interests include ultrasounds namely NDT&E and image processing.

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João Barreto

João Pedro de Almeida Barreto

E-mail: jpbar@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796215
Gabinete: 0.17 (ISR-Piso 0)
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~jpbar

João P. Barreto received the “Licenciatura” and PhD degrees from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1997 and 2004, respectively. From 2003 to 2004, he was a post- doctoral researcher with the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He has been an assistant professor with the University of Coimbra since 2004, where he is also a senior researcher with the Institute for Systems and Robotics. His current research interests include different topics in computer vision, with a special emphasis in geometry problems and applications in robotics and medicine. He is the author of tenth of peer-reviewed publications in the most prestigious journals and conferences in computer vision and robotics. He is also a regular reviewer for several conferences and journals having received four Outstanding Reviewer Awards in the last few years.

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jorge_dias

Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

E-mail: jorge@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 918711531
Gabinete: 1.5
Homepage: http://apps.uc.pt/mypage/faculty/uc24423

Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias (born 1960) has Habilitation degree (“Agregação”) and a PhD degree on Electrical Engineering by the University of Coimbra with specialization in Control and Instrumentation.

Jorge Dias has research and academic activities in Computer Vision, Robotics and Electrical and Computers engineering since 1984. He did several publications, prototypes and demonstrators along his career as reported in Jorge Dias web page.

Jorge Dias has been responsible for several academic courses on Computer Vision, Robotics, Automation, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Jorge Dias have been supervising Ph.D. and Master students in the field of Computer Vision, Robotics  and Electrical and Computer Science since 1985.

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Jorge Batista

Jorge Manuel Moreira de Campos Pereira Batista

E-mail: batista@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796289
Gabinete: Gab 3A.22
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~batista

Jorge Batista received the B.Sc. degree ("Licenciatura") in Electrical Engineering and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1986 and 1999 respectively.

He joins the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, in 1987 as a research assistant where he is currently an Associate Professor. Since 2011 he is the Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer from the Faculty of Science and Technology of University of Coimbra. He is a founding member of the Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR) in Coimbra, where he is a Senior Researcher. His research interest focus on a wide range of computer vision and pattern analysis related issues, including real-time vision, video surveillance, video analysis, non-rigid modeling and facial analysis. More recently his research activity also focus on the interplay of Differential Geometry in computer vision and pattern recognition problems. He has been involved in several national and European research projects, several of them as PI at UC. He is an IEEE member.

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Jorge Lobo

Jorge Nuno de Almeida e Sousa Almada Lobo

E-mail: jlobo@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796224
Gabinete: 1.10
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~jlobo

Jorge Nuno de Almeida e Sousa Almada Lobo was born on the 23rd of September 1971, in Cambridge, UK. In 1995, he completed his five year course in Electrical Engineering at Coimbra University. In April 2002, he received the M.Sc degree with the thesis ‘‘Inertial Sensor Data Integration in Computer Vision Systems’’. In June 2007, he received the Ph.D degree with the thesis ‘‘Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensing’’.

He was a junior teacher in the Computer Science Department of the Coimbra Polytechnic School, and later joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra, where he currently works as Assistant Professor. He is responsible for courses on Digital Design, Microprocessors and Computer Architecture.

His current research is carried out at the Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, working in the field of computer vision, sensor fusion, and mobile robotics. Current research interests focus on inertial sensor data integration in computer vision systems, Bayesian models for multimodal perception of 3D structure and motion, and real-time performance using GPUs and reconfigurable hardware. He has been involved on several EU projects, including BACS — Bayesian Approach to Cognitive Systems (FP6-IST-027140) and HANDLE - Developmental pathway towards autonomy and dexterity in robot in-hand manipulation (FP7-2008-231640) and currently in BAMBI - Bottom-up Approaches to Machines dedicated to Bayesian Inference (FET - FP7-ICT-2013-C, 618024).

He is an IEEE Senior Member and is currently vice president of the Portuguese Chapter of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). 

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Lino Marques

Lino José Forte Marques

E-mail: lino@deec.uc.pt
Telefone:
239796277
Gabinete:
S.1.8
Homepage:
http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~lino

Lino Marques is a Senior Lecturer at the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Coimbra and Senior Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR-UC). His main research interests are in the areas of Field and Service Robotics, Multi-robot systems, Mechatronics and Sensors for Mobile Robotics, with particular emphasis in mobile robot olfaction.

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Lucia Martins

Lúcia Maria dos Reis Albuquerque Martins

E-mail: lucia@deec.uc.pt
Telefone:
239796251
Gabinete:
3.4
Homepage:
http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~lucia

Lúcia Martins is an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra. She obtained a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science at the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Coimbra (1989) and the Ph.D in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications and Electronics) at the University of Coimbra (2004). She worked as Development Engineer for several years in Portugal Telecom public operator. Her research areas include traffic Engineering, multicriteria routing and design for telecommunication networks.

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Luís Cruz

Luís Alberto da Silva Cruz

E-mail: lcruz@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796348
Gabinete: 3A.6
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~lcruz

Luis Cruz received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA in 2000. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal. He is a researcher of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Coimbra) where does research on Video and Image Processing and Coding as well as on Wireless Communications.

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Manuel Marques Crisóstomo

E-mail: mcris@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796286
Gabinete: 3A.19
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~mcris

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Marco Gomes

Marco Alexandre Cravo Gomes

E-mail: marco@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796253
Gabinete: S3.6
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~marco

Marco Gomes received his Licenciatura, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, specialty in Telecommunications, from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 2000, 2004 and 2011, respectively. He joined as Teaching Assistant the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 2001, where he is currently Assistant Professor. He is also a researcher of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Coimbra Pole) and performs different collaborations under his R&D activities with other institutions and universities worldwide. Marco’s main research interests include wireless digital communications, signal processing for communications, error control coding, electronics and FPGAs & DSPs. He is also a member of the IEEE and IEEE Communications Society and Portuguese Ordem dos Engennheiros.

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Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros

E-mail: cmedeiros@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796250
Gabinete: 3.7
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~cmedeiros

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Mário Santos

Mário João Simões Ferreira dos Santos

E-mail: marioj@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796285
Gabinete: 3A.18
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~marioj

Mário J. Santos received a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Coimbra University, Portugal in 1990, 1997 and 2004, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Coimbra University. His research interests are related with ultrasonic non-destructive testing. Actually he is investigating applications of ultrasonic guided waves in the inspection of plate and plate-like structures and biologic tissue characterization using conventional ultrasonic bulk waves.

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Nuno Gonçalves

Nuno Miguel Mendonça da Silva Gonçalves

E-mail: nunogon@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796281
Gabinete: 3A.14
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~nunogon

Prof. Nuno Goncalves is researcher at the Institute for Systems and Robotics and Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Electrical and Computers Engineering of the University of Coimbra. He has received his MsC. and PhD degree in 2002 and 2008, respectively. His main research areas are computer vision and computer graphics with special emphasis to geometric problem in non-central projection vision systems. We has scientific publications in the following topics: omnidirectional vision, non-central cameras, optics, camera models, motion estimation, pose estimation, reflections for image rendering, sports vision and legged robotics. He is Principal Investigator of an on-going project funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation in the area of non-central camera models for computer graphics and computer-aided surgery. He participates regularly as reviewer for some of the most prestigious conferences and journals of the area of computer vision.

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Paulo Jorge Carvalho Menezes

E-mail: pm@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796291
Gabinete: 3A.24
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~pm

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Paulo José Monteiro Peixoto

E-mail: peixoto@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796275
Gabinete: 3A.20
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~peixoto

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Pedro Faia

Pedro Manuel Gens Azevedo de Matos Faia

E-mail: faia@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796262
Gabinete: S 3.15
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~faia

Pedro M. Faia received is degree in Computers Science Engineering (1990), is M.S. in Automation (1994) and is Ph.D in Electronic Materials (2003) from the University of Coimbra. He is an Auxiliary Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers of the University of Coimbra where is research interests concern the research and development of solid state chemical sensors, sensor integration techniques, Electrochemical sensor and biosensors, Impedance Spectroscopy technique and applications. He is a member of the Portuguese Materials Society.

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pmoura

Pedro Manuel Soares Moura

E-mail: pmoura@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796250
Gabinete: 3.1
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~pmoura

Pedro Moura is Assistant Professor at University of Coimbra and Researcher at Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra. He has a background in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with an Engineering degree (2002) and a Ph.D. (2010) in Energy from the University of Coimbra. He has research interests in several areas in renewable energies and energy efficiency, namely on large scale penetration of renewable intermittent resources; energy efficient technologies, demand-side management and demand response programs; distributed generation, electric vehicles, energy storage and smart grids. He has been involved in several national projects (collaboration with electric utilities, grid operators, regional authorities and energy agencies) and European projects (Intelligent Energy Europe and Framework Programe 7).

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Rita Cristina Girão Coelho da Silva

E-mail: rita@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796252
Gabinete: 3.5
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~rita

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Rui Araújo

Rui Alexandre de Matos Araújo

E-mail: rui@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796276
Gabinete: 3A.9
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~rui

Rui Araújo received the B.Sc. degree ("Licenciatura") in Electrical Engineering, the M.Sc. degree in Systems and Automation, and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1991, 1994, and 2000 respectively. He has been an Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Coimbra. 
He is a founding member of the Portuguese Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-Coimbra), where he is now a senior researcher. His current research interests include computational intelligence, intelligent control, machine learning, robotics, robot manipulators, mobile robots, intelligent vehicles, estimation, control, automation, embedded systems, real-time systems, fuzzy systems, neural networks, soft sensors, industrial systems; and in general architectures and systems for processing, communication, and control in industrial environments, robot manipulators, mobile robots, and intelligent vehicles. He has been involved in several national and European research projects, several of them as PI at UC. He is a member of the IEEE.

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Rui Rocha

Rui Paulo Pinto da Rocha

E-mail: rprocha@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796256
Gabinete: 3.9
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~rprocha

Rui P. Rocha is an Assistant Professor (tenure position) with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Coimbra and a Senior Researcher of the Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra (ISR-UC). He received the Engineering degree, the M.Sc. degree, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, in 1996, 1999 and 2006, respectively. His main research area is cooperative mobile robotics and his main research interests are multi-robot systems, human-robot team cooperation, distributed control, cooperative perception, efficient information sharing, and autonomous robots. He has been involved in several FP6 and FP7 European funded R&D projects developed in consortium for the past few years and is currently PI of a nationally funded research project on cooperation between human teams and robotic teams in urban search and rescue scenarios. As of 2014, he is the co-author of about 80 papers published in ISI-indexed scientific journals, book chapters, and proceedings of peer-reviewed international scientific conferences. He began his career as an electrical engineer at enterprise EFACEC Automation and Robotics, where he worked between Oct. 1996 and Jan. 2000 in the development of automated material handling devices based on AGVs and participated in the design of such systems for important clients, such as Bank of China in Hong Kong and Repsol YPF refinery in Argentina. He began his career as a teacher at Department of Informatics of University of Minho, where he taught digital systems and microelectronics between Nov. 1998 and Feb. 2000, before joining University of Coimbra as a teaching assistant and ISR-UC as a researcher.

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Rui Pedro Duarte Cortesão

E-mail: cortesao@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796220
Gabinete: 1.7
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~cortesao

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Sérgio Cruz

Sérgio Manuel Ângelo da Cruz

E-mail: smacruz@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796272
Gabinete: 3A.5
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~smacruz

Sérgio M. A. Cruz *was born in Coimbra, Portugal, in 1971. He received the Elect. Eng. degree, the M.Sc. degree and the PhD degree from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1994, 1999 and 2004, respectively. Since 1994, he has been with the University of Coimbra, where he is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of the Electric Machines Laboratory, at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

His research interests cover the areas of rotating electric machines, power transformers, electric drives and power electronic converters, with special emphasis on fault diagnosis, fault tolerance and digital control. He has authored more than 60 journal and conference papers and lead several research projects in these areas.

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Teresa Gomes

Teresa Martinez dos Santos Gomes

E-mail: teresa@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796261
Gabinete: S.3.14
Homepage:
http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~teresa

Teresa Gomes is Assistant Professor in Telecommunications at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, since 1998, and a researcher at INESC-Coimbra. She obtained the following degrees: undergraduate diploma in Electrical Engineering - Informatics at the University of Coimbra (1984); M.Sc. in Computer Science (1989) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering-Telecommunications and Electronics (1998), both at the University of Coimbra. Responsible for 3 Research and Development (R&D) Projects between of INESC Coimbra and PT Inovação. Was also a member of the technical team in other 3 R&D projects celebrated by INESC Coimbra. Researcher in several FCT projects. Her main present interests are routing, protection and reliability analysis models and algorithms for optical, GMPLS and MPLS networks.

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Tony Richard de Oliveira de Almeida

E-mail: tony@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796290
Gabinete: 3A.23
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~tony

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urbano

Urbano José Carreira Nunes

E-mail: urbano@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796287
Gabinete: 3.17
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~urbano

Urbano Nunes received the Lic. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1983 and 1995, respectively. Prof. Nunes is a Full Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Coimbra University, and a researcher of the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-UC) where he is the coordinator of the Automation and Robotics for Life (AR4LIFE) Group. He has been involved with/responsible for several funded projects at both national and international levels in the areas of mobile robotics, intelligent vehicles and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). He has research interests in several areas in connection with intelligent vehicles and human-centered mobile robotics with more than 150 published papers in these areas. Dr. Nunes was Vice President for Technical Activities of the IEEE ITS Society (2011-2012), a member of the Board of Governors of ITS Society (2009-2011), and a Cochair of the Technical Committee on Autonomous Ground Vehicles and ITS (2006-2011) of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). He serves as Associate Editor the journals: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine. He was the General Chair of the 2010 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Funchal-Madeira, Portugal, and a General Chair of the 2012 IEEE Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vilamoura, Portugal

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Vitor Silva

Vitor Manuel Mendes da Silva

E-mail: vitor@deec.uc.pt
Telefone: 239796255
Gabinete: 3.8
Homepage: http://www2.deec.uc.pt/~vitor

Vitor Silva received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1996. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra. Portugal. He is also a researcher of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Coimbra Pole). His research interests include signal processing, parallel computing, image and video compression and information and coding theory.

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