Nuno Lopes receives research grants from Google and Woven Alpha
Nuno Lopes — researcher within the High Performance Computing Architectures and Systems Research Area at INESC-ID and Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico — has been awarded research grants from Google and Woven Alpha (a subsidiary of…
INESC-ID celebrates Técnico’s 111th birthday with an afternoon of technology outreach
Today — 23 May 2022 — Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) celebrates its 111th birthday while hosting Dia to Técnico, its annual Open Day. INESC-ID took part in Dia do Técnico by hosting games and activities on conservation biology, augmented reality and telecommunications with the collaboration…
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-ID represented at Encontro Ciência ’22
INESC-ID researchers and their work were showcased at Encontro Ciência ’22, which took place at Centro de Congressos de Lisboa this week. On 16 May Professor Inês Lynce, INESC-ID researcher and Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, as well as co-director of the CMU Portugal…
NII International Internship Program (Tokyo) – Applications open until 20 May 2022
The International Internship Program at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, is back following limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NII International Internship Program is an exchange activity with students from institutions with which NII has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement,…
Geometry Friends — join the competition!
Geometry Friends is a 2-player cooperative puzzle-platformer game, developed within the Artificial Intelligence for People and Society (AIPS) Research Area at INESC-ID, where two players control two characters — a circle and a rectangle — with distinct characteristics, that try to collect some diamonds in…
World Password Day: see how you can improve yours
Today, 05 May, we celebrate World Password Day. As Security and Privacy is one of the main research foci at INESC-ID, and one of the institute’s major Thematic Lines, we wanted to give our contribution to improving the strength and performance of everyone’s passwords. Miguel…
The 12th Lisbon Machine Learning School – LxMLS 2022
All those interested in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing are invited to attend the 12th Lisbon Machine Learning School – LxMLS 2022, 24-29 July 2022, in-person at Instituto Superior Técnico. LxMLS 2022 will cover a range of machine learning topics important in solving natural…
INESC-ID welcomes ETH Zürich Olissipo researchers
This past week, April 26-29, the INESC-ID Olissipo team received some of the members of the ETH Zürich team, including Professor Niko Beerenwinkel (in addition to members from the Inria team Professors Marie-France Sagot and Ariel Silber). This Staff Exchange included scientific presentations by both…
INESC-ID celebrates the International Girls in ICT Day 2022 with hundreds of students
Today, 28 April 2022, INESC-ID is celebrating the International Girls in ICT Day 2022 by engaging hundreds of students with fun activities on Artificial Intelligence. Set at Pavilhão Casal Vistoso in Areeiro, Lisbon, 9th to 12h grade students from across the country were mobilized in…
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.