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Projects

International Projects

  1. BRIDGE - BRinging multimedia Information for cancer Discovery in Gastroenterology Environment; Funding Organization: FCT-CMU|Portugal; Role: PI; Total Funding: 34.000€; Own Funding: 17.000€; Duration: 1 year; Finishes in December 2015
  2. HYRAX - Crowd-Sourcing Mobile Devices to Develop Edge Clouds; Funding Organization: FCT-CMU|Portugal; Role: Researcher; Total Funding: 350.000€; Own Funding: 39.358€; Duration: 3 years; Finishes in June 2016
  3. Vital Responder - Monitoring Stress in First Responder Professionals; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: Co-PI (IT Team Leader); Funding: 519.456€; Duration: 3 years.

National Projects

  1. SmartHeart – Smarter Cardiac Sensing via Integrated Signal Processing; Funding Organization: IT; Role: PI; Total Funding: 58.810€; Own Funding: 58.810€; Duration: 2 years; Finishes in December 2018.
  2. NanoStima - Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics; Funding Organization: N2020; Role: Co-PI (IT Team Leader); Total Funding: 7.211.413€; Own Funding: 404.247€; Duration 2.5 years; Finishes in June 2018.
  3. RHDEcho – Sistema de análise de imagens ecocardiográficas do aparelho valvular mitral para triagem de defeitos na válvula mitral/da doença cardíaca reumática subclínica; Funding Organization: P2020; Role: Co-PI (FCUP Team Leader); Total Funding: 405.818€; Own Funding: 118.711€; Duration: 3 years; Finished in December 2018.
  4. RHEUMUS - Sistema de análise de imagens de ecografia para reumatologia; Funding Organization: QREN; Role: Co-PI (IT Team Leader); Total Funding: 235.101€; Own Funding: 63.075€; Duration 1.5 years; Finishes in June 2015
  5. GEMINI – GastroEnterology Made INteractIve; Funding Organization: IT; Role: PI; Total Funding: 39.970€; Own Funding: 31.080€; Duration: 2 years; Finishes in May 2016
  6. Future Health - Health Monitoring in Future Cities; Funding Organization: QREN; Role: PI; Funding: 366.879€; Duration: 2.5 years
  7. HeartSafe - Assessing Heart Function for Unsupervised Homecare Applications through Multi-Channel Auscultation; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: Co-PI (IT Team Leader); Funding: 199.864€; Duration: 2 years
  8. CellNote Touch - Touch-based Interactive Annotation of Cellular Images; Funding Organization: IT; Role: PI; Funding: 46.400€; Duration: 2 years
  9. DECA-Bio - Dependent Component Analysis of Biological Signals; Funding Organization: IT; Role: Co-PI (IT Porto Team Leader); Funding: 35.700€; Duration: 2 years
  10. CAGE - Computer Assisted Gastroenterology Examination; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: PI; Funding: 145.000€; Duration: 3 years
  11. DigiScope - DIGItally enhanced stethosCOPE for clinical usage; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: PI; Funding: 120.000€; Duration: 3 years
  12. MovEpil3D - Motion quantification of 3D body motion during epileptic seizures; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: Researcher; Funding: 128.796€; Duration: 3 years
  13. GERES-Med - Grid-Enabled REpositorieS for medical applications; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: Researcher; Funding: 199.560€; Duration: 2 years
  14. CapView – Automated Tools for Endoscopic Capsule Exam Analysis; Funding Organization: FCT; Role: Researcher; Funding: 87.300€; Duration: 3 years

Technical Program Committees

International Conferences

  1. BIOSTEC 2018, 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, Funchal, Portugal, Jan 2018
  2. ICPRAM 2018, 7th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Funchal, Portugal, Jan 2018
  3. CISP/BMEI 2017, 10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, 10th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Shangai, China, Oct 2017
  4. IEEE ICTS4eHealth, 2nd IEEE Workshop on ICT Solutions for e-Health, Heraklion, Crete, July 2017
  5. ICIAR 2017, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Montreal, Canada, July 2017
  6. PhyCS 2017, 4th International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Madrid, Spain, Jul 2017
  7. (Local Chair) ICPRAM 2017, 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Porto, Portugal, Feb 2017
  8. (Session Chair) BIOSTEC 2017, 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, Porto, Portugal, Feb 2017
  9. ICPR 2016, 23nd IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Cancun, Mexico, Dec 2016
  10. ICIAR 2016, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Póvoa do Varzim, Portugal, July 2016
  11. CBMS 2016, 29th IEEE International Conference on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Dublin, Ireland, June 2016
  12. PhyCS 2016, International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Angers, France, Feb 2016
  13. ICPRAM 2016, 5th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Rome, Italy, Feb 2016
  14. IEEE 4th Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering, Porto, Portugal, Feb 2015
  15. CBMS 2015, 28th IEEE International Conference on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, June 2015
  16. Cardiotechnix 2015, 3nd International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov 2015
  17. PhyCS 2015, International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Angers, France, Feb 2015
  18. ICPRAM 2015, 4rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 2015
  19. HealthInf 2015, 8th International Conference on Health Informatics, Lisbon, Portugal, Jan 2015
  20. CISP/BMEI 2014, 7th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, 7th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Dalian, China, Oct 2014
  21. ICIAR 2014, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Vilamoura, Portugal, Oct 2014
  22. Cardiotechnix 2014, 2nd International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies, Rome, Italy, Oct 2014
  23. ICPRAM 2014, 3rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Angers, France, Mar 2014
  24. HealthInf 2014, International Conference on Health Informatics, Angers, France, Mar 2014
  25. PhyCS 2014, International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, Jan 2014
  26. CISP/BMEI 2013, 6th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, 6th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Hangzhou, China, Dec 2013
  27. CHI 2013, 1st IFMBE Conference on Health Informatics, Vilamoura, Portugal, Nov 2013 (Co-Chair of the Information Processing Track)
  28. iCBEB 2013, 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Wuhan, China, Oct 2013
  29. MMIW 2013, Mobile Medical Imaging Worshop, IEEE Healthcom 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, Oct 2013
  30. LACNEM 2013, V Latin American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media, Manizales, Colombia, Sep 2013
  31. IWoEB 2013, International Workshop on Electrocardiographic Biometrics, Vilamoura, Portugal, Sep 2013
  32. Cardiotechnix 2013, 1st International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies, Vilamoura, Portugal, Sep 2013
  33. CBMS 2013, 26th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Porto, Portugal, June 2013
  34. ICIAR 2013, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, Jun 2013
  35. HealthInf 2013, International Conference on Health Informatics, Barcelona, Spain, Feb 2013
  36. LACNEM 2012, IV Latin American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media, Santiago, Chile, Oct 2012
  37. CISP 2012, 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, Chongqing, China, Oct 2012
  38. CBMS 2012, 25th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Rome, Italy, June 2012
  39. CIA 2012, International Workshop on Computer Image and its Applications, Vancouver, Canada, Jun 2012
  40. HealthInf 2012, International Conference on Health Informatics, Vilamoura, Portugal, Feb 2012
  41. LACNEM 2011, III Latin American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media, Costa Rica, Nov 2011
  42. LEMEDS 2011, Learning from Medical Data Streams, Bled, Slovenia
  43. ICIAR 2011, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Canada
  44. CISP 2010, 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, Yantai, China
  45. ISVC 2010, 6th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  46. ICIAR 2009, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Halifax, Canada
  47. ICIAR 2008, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
  48. SecTech 2008, International Conference on Security Technologies, Samui, Thailand

Selected Presentations

  1. 01/06/2017 – “Can we screen 40k children per year using DigiScope”, Biomedical Engineering Meeting, ISEP, Porto
  2. 05/04/2017 – “Can we screen 40k children per year using DigiScope”, eHealth Summit, MEO Arena, Lisbon
  3. 17/02/2017 – “A importância do design”, NuCC Event, (Computer Science Student Association), FCUP, Porto
  4. 16/12/2016 – “Processamento de Sinal e Imagem”, BSc in Medicine Seminar, FMUP, Porto
  5. 11/05/2016 – “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the IEEE”, IEEE Porto Student Branch Event, FCUP, Porto
  6. 11/12/2015 – “Signal and Image Processing”, BSc in Medicine Seminar, FMUP, Porto
  7. 25/09/2015 – “I-CITY – ICT for Future Health”, Future Cities Conference, Porto, Portugal
  8. 12/03/2014 – “DigiScope – 6 years of mHealth experiences in cardiac auscultation”, DCC Talks, FCUP, Porto
  9. 15/02/2014 – “DigiScope – 6 anos de experiências mHealth em auscultação cardíaca”, 1st Ibero-American Symposium of Interoperable Systems for Health, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
  10. 15/11/2013 – “DigiScope – Six years of bioengineering stories”, 5th Symposium in Bioengineering, FEUP, Porto
  11. 08/11/2013 – “DigiScope – Seis (muito bons) anos de colaboração Porto – Recife”, 2nd International Telecardiology Symposium RCP-CIRCOR, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
  12. 12/07/2013 – “Computer Vision Applications: CAGE – Computer Assisted Gastroenterology Examination”, VISUM Summer School, FEUP, Porto
  13. 26/04/2013 – “Signal and Image Processing”, BSc in Medicine Seminar, FMUP, Porto
  14. 09/11/2012 – “CAGE – Computer Assisted Gastroenterology Examination”, Doctoral Program in Applied Mathematics Seminar, FCUP, Porto
  15. 10/10/2012 – “CellNote Touch –Touch-Based Annotation of Cellular Images”, Biomedical Engineering Seminars, FEUP, Porto
  16. 04/06/2012 – “Vital Responder – Wearable Sensing Challenges in Uncontrolled Critical Environments”, invited speaker at 3rd International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-Cube), Lisbon
  17. 28/10/2011 - "Healthy Hearts in Future Cities", Polaris Future Cities Workshop, Porto
  18. 22/09/2011 - "Listen to your heart", SPML-LAI, FEUP, Porto
  19. 20/12/2010 - "Listen to your heart", Machine Listening Workshop, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
  20. 25/11/2010 - "CAGE - Computer Assisted Gastroenterology Examination", Back2Basics Seminar, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  21. 09/07/2010 - "T-LIFE - Therapeutic Learning of Facial Emotions", University of Sussex, UK
  22. 22/06/2010 - "CAGE - Computer Assisted Gastroenterology Examination", Portugal|UTAustin, Workshop on Imaging Sciences and Medical Applications, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  23. 11/05/2010 - "Vital Responder - Monitoring Stress among First Responder Professionals", University of Cambridge, UK
  24. 04/03/2010 - "Vital Responder - Monitoring Stress among First Responder Professionals", Queen Mary University of London, UK
  25. 04/12/2009 - "Detecting Cancer in Chromoendoscopy", Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã
  26. 14/04/2009 - "Computer Assisted Analysis of Emerging Gastroenterology Imaging Technologies", MSc Seminar (MSc in Medical Physics), FCUP, Porto
  27. 18/03/2009 - "Image Processing and Analysis", 1st Basic Course on Optical Microscopy Imaging for Biosciences, IBMC, Porto
  28. 06/03/2009 - "Looking In: Emerging Imaging Technologies for Gastroenterology", MSc Seminar (MIM), FMUP, Porto
  29. 30/01/2009 - "A Little Vision for Biologists", MIT, Boston, USA.
  30. 29/01/2009 - "Vital Responder - Monitoring Stress in First Responder Professionals", Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
  31. 01/08/2008 - "Medical Imaging Research @ NIP.", UNICENTRO - Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste, Guarapuava, Brazil
  32. 01/07/2008 - "Medical Imaging Research @ NIP", Real Hospital Português de Beneficiência de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
  33. 21/07/2008 - "Applied Computer Vision Applications", Fraunhofer Institute, Porto
  34. 31/01/2008 - "Applied Computer Vision Applications", IBMC, Porto
  35. 08/01/2008 - "Analysis tools for endoscopic capsule exams", MSc Seminar (MAOPI), FCUP, Porto

Reviewer Activities

Journals

  1. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
  2. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
  3. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  4. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine
  5. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction
  6. IEE Transactions in Image and Video Processing
  7. IEE Electronic Letters
  8. Eurasip Journal on Applied Signal Processing
  9. Image and Vision Computing
  10. Journal of Universal Computer Science
  11. International Journal of Imaging
  12. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  13. Endoscopy
  14. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics
  15. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence