INESC-ID researchers honoured with Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards
Three INESC-ID researchers have been honoured at this year’s Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards (Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos). The awardees lists recognised Professor Leonel Augusto Pires Seabra de Sousa (Full Professor at the Department…
INESC Lisboa — Identifying synergies
INESC Lisboa — Synergies, a seminar several months in the making, took place in Lisbon today. In a day packed full of cross-disciplinary talks and poster sessions on Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Microsystems and Nanotechnology and Innovation in Information and Communication Technologies,…
Manuel Lopes completes his “Agregação” in Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico
Manuel Lopes — INESC-ID researcher within the Artificial Intelligence for People and Society Research Area and Associate Professor at the Department for Computer Science and Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico — has today successfully completed his Agregação in Computer Science and Engineering. Across two sessions,…
“Artes e Tecnologia” — Andreas Wichert’s new Art&Technology exhibition at IST
Today, 26 April 2022, a new Art&Technology exhibition is inaugurated. Consisting in a collection of digital paintings authored by Andreas Wichert, INESC-ID researcher within the Artificial Intelligence for People and Society Research Area and Professor Auxiliar at Instituto Superior Técnico, “Artes e Tecnologia” (“Arts and…
INESC-ID researchers recognized in Research.com rankings
Several INESC-ID researchers have recently been recognized across multiple thematic Research.Com rankings, both nationally and internationally. In the fields of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering we find a number of INESC-ID researchers: Ana Paiva, Joaquim Jorge, Miguel Pupo Correia, Luís Rodrigues, Rodrigo Rodrigues,…
ISTSAT-1: the first satellite fully developed in Portugal will be in space in 2022
ISTSAT-1 — the first nanosatellite to be fully developed, from scratch, in Portugal — is set to be launched from the Ariane 6 rocket later this year. ISTSAT-1 has been developed by researchers and students from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), including Moisés Piedade (retired full…
Luis Miguel Silveira chosen as President-Elect of the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA)
Luis Miguel Silveira — INESC-ID researcher in the High Performance Computing Architectures and Systems Research Area and Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico — has been chosen as President-Elect of the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) with a mandate for 2022-2023. Formed in 2005,…
On games and tales: two papers in “Interactive Storytelling”
What is the role of storytelling when multiple players are interacting? That question drove two back-to-back research papers recently authored by INESC-ID researchers – Mariana Farias, Susana Gamito and Carlos Martinho, members of the Artificial Intelligence for People and Society (AIPS) Research Area – in…
INESC Brussels Hub featured in AICEP magazine “Portugalglobal”
INESC Brussels Hub has been featured in Portugalglobal, AICEP’s flagship magazine. AICEP is a government entity focused on encouraging foreign investment in Portugal as well as in potentiating the success, internationalization and export activities of Portuguese companies abroad. The Hub represents and promotes the European…
The INESC-ID March 2022 Newsletter is out!
The March 2022 issue of NEWS-ID — the INESC-ID Newsletter — is out! Containing recent news from our researchers and their projects, as well as upcoming events, open positions and some extra bits of content, our monthly newsletter is a great one-stop spot for great…
Francisco António Chaves Saraiva de Melo: “Agregação” (Habilitation) in Computer Science and Engineering
Francisco António Chaves Saraiva de Melo, INESC-ID researcher within the Artificial Intelligence for People and Society Research Area and Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico, will present a course unit report and a seminar in order to be awarded his Agregação (Habilitation) in Computer Science and Engineering on 30th and 31st May 2022.
Francisco Melo will present the course unit report titled Planning, Learning, and Intelligent Decision Making at 9am on 30th May 2022 (available on Zoom), followed by the seminar Reinforcement learning: A dynamical systems viewpoint at 9am on 31st May 2022 (available on Zoom).
2nd RiverCure Workshop
Location: Meeting room of Department of Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Instituto Superior Técnico, Alameda Campus.
9:00 – 9:10 Welcoming attendants
9:10 – 9:30 Overview of the project and main outputs (Rui Ferreira)
9:30 – 9:45 Mathematical modelling – HiSTAV shallow water solver (Daniel Conde)
9:45 – 10:00 Laboratory observatory – tools (Luís Mendes/Rui Ferreira)
10:00 – 10:15 Laboratory observatory – lab models (Rui Aleixo/Rui Ferreira)
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 10:45 Field observatory – tools (Bruno Martins)
10:45 – 11:00 Field observatory – February 2016 and December 2019 floods, Rio Águeda (Rodrigo Oliveira)
11:00 – 11:20 The RiverCure portal – Conception and implementation (Alberto Silva)
11:20 – 11:40 The RiverCure portal – Applications (Ana Margarida Ricardo/Alberto Silva)
11:40 – 12:30 Discussion and Ending
RiverCure is a partnership of Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, INESC-ID and IST-ID.
Support: APRH – Comissão Especializada em Hidráulica Fluvial
Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) RiverCure: Curating and assimilating crowdsourced and authoritative data to reduce uncertainty in river flow modelling. PTDC/CTA-OHR/29360/2017
Further details on the RiverCure project are available here.