Teaching Staff

Alysson Bessani

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~bessani

bessaniaaHe is an associate professor of the Department of Informatics of the University of Lisboa Faculty of Sciences, Portugal, and a member of LASIGE research unit and the Navigators research team. He received his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Maringá State University, Brazil in 2001, the MSE in Electrical Engineering from Santa Catarina Federal University (UFSC), Brazil in 2002 and the PhD in Electrical Engineering from the same university in 2006. His main interests are distributed algorithms, Byzantine fault tolerance, coordination, middleware and systems architecture.



Ana Luisa Respicio

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~respicio

alraaAna Respício is Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the University of Lisbon. She holds a PhD in Operations Research from the University of Lisbon (2003). Her research interests include decision support systems (theory and technologies), optimization, metaheuristics, and social simulation. She is a Senior Researcher in the Operations Research Center. She has published more than 50 refereed scientific papers in international journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. She has participated in several national funded research projects.  She serves the Steering Committee of the Conferences of IFIP WG8.3 on DSS (2008-2014) and has been Conference Chair of DSS2010 and Program Committee co-Chair of DSS2012. She is on the Editorial Board of IJIDS and IJIDT. She has served the Program Committee of several international conferences and has been reviewer of several international journals.

Ana Paula Afonso

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~apa

apaaaAna Paula Afonso graduated in Informatics from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), Portugal, in 1988. She obtained an MSc in Informatics in 1993 from the same University and she also has a PhD in Informatics from the same University. She has also been, since 1988, with the Department of Informatics of FCUL as a Lecturer and, since 1998, a researcher in the Large-Scale Information Systems Laboratory (LaSIGE). Her research interests include mobile computing, location and context computing, mobile data management, geographical information visualization, mobile information visualization and mobile interaction.


António Casimiro Costa

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~casim/

casimaaHe is graduated and has a Master in Electrotechnic and Computers Engineering (1991,1995), by the Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisbon (IST). He has a PhD in Informatics (2003), by the University of Lisbon. He is currently an associate Professor at the Department of Informatics (DI) of the University of Lisbon Faculty of Sciences, where he joined in 1996. Previously he was teaching at IST and was a researcher at INESC. He is now a member of the LASIGE research laboratory of the DI, where he co-leads one of the Navigators group research lines. In the last years he has been involved and contributed to several national and international projects, such as DINAS-DQS, CORTEX, CaberNet, MICRA and DEAR-COTS. He is currently interested in studying dependable solutions (architectures and middleware) for distributed embedded systems, focusing on  real-time aspects and QoS adaptation. Other research interests include: fault tolerance, group and event-based communication, parallel computing, real-time networks, and SCADA systems. António Casimiro has more than 20 publications in the area of distributed, fault-tolerant and real-time systems. He is a member of the IEEE and Ordem dos Engenheiros.


Dulce Domingos

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~dulce


aaDulce Domingos is an assistant professor of the Informatics Department of the University of Lisbon and a member of LASIGE research unit. She holds a PhD (2007) in Informatics by the same university. Her research interests include access control models and systems, internet of things and business processes. She is the coordinator of the master in information security.



Eduardo Vera-Cruz Pinto

Web: http://wikilusa.com/wiki/Eduardo_Vera-Cruz_Pinto


aaEduardo Vera-Cruz Pinto é um professor e investigador português. É Professor da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade (Clássica) de Lisboa, Presidente do Conselho Directivo da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, membro da Secção de Acompanhamento e Ligação aos Tribunais Judiciais do CSM, fundador patrono da AHP-Aldeias Históricas de Portugal.



Fernando Ribeiro Correia


Gonçalo Ribeiro


goncaloaa Gonçalo Ribeiro is a cybercrime & digital forensics expert at a Portuguese Criminal Investigation Agency. He participates in several dedicated Law Enforcement international and restricted working groups for the same areas. On a training approach, he is a member of excellence centre organizations, where he assumes roles of coach, researcher and quality assurance committee expert, amongst others. On the Academic field, he lectures at Masters and Post-Graduation Courses, namely on Digital Forensics subjects.



Hugo Miranda

Web: http://homepages.di.fc.ul.pt/~hmiranda/

hmaaHugo Miranda is an assistant professor of the Informatics Department of the University of Lisbon. He holds a PhD (2007) in Informatics by the same university. His research interests include protocol composition frameworks, privacy enhancement mechanisms and mobile ad hoc networks, fields where he authored or co-authored more than 40 papers on peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He was a co-editor of the “Middleware for Network Eccentric and Mobile Applications” (Springer) book. He has been participating in several national and internationally funded research projects. A more detailed list of his activities, publications and contacts can be found at http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~hmiranda Presently, Hugo is the chair of the Department’s System Administration team.


José Rufino

Web: http://homepages.di.fc.ul.pt/~ruf/

rufinoqqHe has lectured at Instituto Superior Técnico, in the Department of  Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering, from 1992 to 2003. Since 2003 he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon. From 1985 to 1996 he was a member of the Distributed Systems and Industrial Automation Group at INESC. From 1996 to 2003, he was a researcher at Centro de Sistemas Telematicos and Computacionais (IST), in the areas of fault-tolerance and real-time systems. Since 2003, he is a member of the Navigators research group of LASIGE. He participated and contributed to several national and international projects such as, Delta-4, DINAS-DQS, Codicom and DEAR-COTS. Currently he is responsible for the DARIO Project and participates in the HIDENETS Project. His current research interests include fault-tolerant and real-time distributed systems, wireless and fieldbus networks, real-time operating system kernels and embedded systems design. He has more than 25 publications in these areas. He is a member of the Ordem dos  Engenheiros, ACM and IEEE.


Nuno Ferreira Neves

Web: http://www.di.fc.ul.pt/~nuno/

nnaaNuno Ferreira Neves is Associate Professor with Habilitation at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisboa. Currently, he leads the Navigators´s research group and is Director of the LASIGE laboratory. His main research interests are in security and dependability aspects of distributed systems. He is principal investigator of the SUPERCLOUD and SEGRID European projects. He is also involved as researcher in the European project BiobankClouds, and participates in the European Erasmus+ partnership ParIS. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Critical Computer-Based Systems. He was co-chair of the program committee of the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks 2014. His work has been recognized in several occasions, for example with the IBM Scientific Prize 2004, the William C. Carter award at IEEE FTCS 1998, and the Best student paper at DISC 2009. He has more than 100 publications in book chapters, journals and conferences, and has served on the program committee of more than 70 conferences and workshops .

Rogério Bravo

Web: http://ual-pt.academia.edu/RogerioBravo

rogerioaaRogério Bravo is a well known jurist on computer Law and a computer crime investigator. He is also an academic researcher in the fields of computer crime and other research interests include competitive intelligence, information warfare and computer crime international law.
He has been a lecturer on this subjects and a invited teacher on Master and Post-Graduation studies on information security.