2 INESC-ID researchers were recognised in the 2020 edition of Universidade de Lisboa/ Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards (ULisboa/CGD Scientific Awards) . The awards ceremony took place on 26th July.

Joaquim Jorge, researcher at INESC-ID and professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DEI) at Instituto Superior Técnico, received the award in Computer Science and Informatics Engineering scientific area.

Leonel Sousa, researcher at INESC-ID and professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DEEC), won an honourable mention.

The ULisboa/CGD Scientific Awards reward scientific research activity and encourage the practice of publishing in international journals of recognised quality. These awards consist of a diploma and a €6.500 cash prize.

The CEO of CGD highlighted the importance of ULisboa in society and shared CGD’s willingness to continue supporting and investing in knowledge, particularly in universities. “We believe that the University, with its endless freedom of spirit, is an essential bulwark for knowledge dissemination”, he said.

The ceremony is available on ULisboa YouTube channel.

 

Source: Instituto Superior Técnico