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António Dourado
Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra

Brief Bio
Full Professor of FCTUC/Scientific Director of Soft Computing and Automation Group of Center for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC), since 2002. Has been and is teaching courses on Systems Engineering, Automatic Control, Instrumentation, Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, Theory of Computation, General Management, to Engineering Students and MSc Students, in Informatics Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Has been and is involved in international (namely in EU FP7 ) and national projects (in collaboration with industry) , including some Networks of Excellence. He was the coordinator of the European project EPILEPSIAE- Evolving Platform for improving the Living Expectations of Patients Suffering from Ictal Events, researching algorithms for EEG-ECG processing for epileptic seizures prediction. He is author or co-author of more than 200 international publications in referred journals, book chapters and conferences. He is member of IEEE and has been co-founder of European Control Association and Portuguese Association of Automatic Control (IFAC National Member), has been active in the international scientific community, organizing conferences, integrating Technical and Program Committees, reviewing projects and papers. Main research interests: Computational Intelligence, Signal Processing, data mining for medical and industrial applications, and intelligent control. ... More >>


Sansanee Auephanwiriyakul, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Ulrich Bodenhofer, Institute of Bioinformatics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Daniel A. Callegari, Escola Politecnica, PUCRS Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Alejandro Carrasco Muñoz, Tecnología Electrónica, University of Seville, Spain
Gregory Chavez, Decision Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
France Cheong, School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University, Australia
Belén Curto Diego, Informática Y Automática, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Martina Dankova, Institute for research and applications of fuzzy modeling, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Kudret Demirli, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Ioan Despi, Computer Science, University of New England, Australia
Scott Dick, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada
József Dombi, Department of Computer Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, University of Szeged, Institute of Informatics, Hungary
Yoshikazu Fukuyama, Department of Network Design, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences, Meiji University, Japan
Tom Gedeon, Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, Australia
Alexander Gegov, School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Brunella Gerla, Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Italy
Chang-Wook Han, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Dong-Eui University, Korea, Republic of
Susana Muñoz Hernández, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos e Ingeniería de Software, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Lars Hildebrand, Independent Researcher, Germany
Chih-Cheng Hung, Computer Science, Kennesaw State University, United States
Lazaros S. Iliadis, Forestry and Management of the Environment, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Angel A. Juan, Computer Sciences, Multimedia and Telecommunication, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Uzay Kaymak, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Hassan Kazemian, Faculty of Computing, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Donald Kraft, Computer Science, Colorado Technical University, United States
Rudolf Kruse, Computer Science, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Kang Li, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Chin-Teng Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Tsung-Chih Lin, Electronic Engineering, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Ahmad Lotfi, Computer Science, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Francesco Marcelloni, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Pisa, Italy
Ludmil Mikhailov, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Javier Montero, Faculty of Mathematics, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Hiroshi Nakajima, Research and Development H.Q., Omron Corporation, Japan
Yusuke Nojima, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan
Sanja Petrovic, Business School, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
David Picado, Intelligent Database Analysis, European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain
Valentina Plekhanova, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
Daniela Popescu, Computers, University of Oradea, Romania
Daowen Qiu, School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Antonello Rizzi, Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Roseli F. Romero, Computer Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Mehdi Roopaei, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Alessandra Russo, Computing, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Steven Schockaert, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Igor Skrjanc, Faculty Of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dat Tran, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Canberra, Australia
Christian Wagner, Horizon Digital Economy Research, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Dongrui Wu, Independent Researcher, United States
Jianqiang Yi, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Tina Yu, Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Huiyu Zhou, ECIT, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann, ELITE (European Laboratory for Intelligent Techniques Engineering), Germany