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Program Chair

António Dourado
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
Daniel A. Callegari, PUCRS Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Heloisa Camargo, UFSCar, Brazil
Rahul Caprihan, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India
Alejandro Carrasco Muñoz, University of Seville, Spain
João P. Carvalho, INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
France Cheong, RMIT University, Australia
Francisco Chiclana, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Mikael Collan, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Shuang Cong, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Martina Dankova, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Kudret Demirli, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Scott Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
József Dombi, University of Szeged, Institute of Informatics, Hungary
Didier Dubois, , France
Yoshikazu Fukuyama, Meiji University, Japan
Robert Fullér, Obuda University, Hungary
Alexander Gegov, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Brunella Gerla, University of Insubria, Italy
Maria Angeles Gil, University of Oviedo, Spain
Sarah Greenfield, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Masafumi Hagiwara, Keio University, Japan
Susana Muñoz Hernández, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain
Kaoru Hirota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Katsuhiro Honda, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan
Chih-Cheng Hung, Kennesaw State University, United States
Lazaros S. Iliadis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Angel A. Juan, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Frank Klawonn, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Donald Kraft, Colorado Technical University, United States
Rudolf Kruse, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Anne Laurent, Lirmm, Montpellier University, France
Kang Li, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Chin-Teng Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Ahmad Lotfi, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Edwin Lughofer, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Francesco Marcelloni, University of Pisa, Italy
Corrado Mencar, University of Bari, Italy
Ludmil Mikhailov, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Javier Montero, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Vesa Niskanen, Univ. of Helsinki / VM University, Finland
Yusuke Nojima, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Vilém Novák, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Vasile Palade, , United Kingdom
Valentina Plekhanova, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
Daowen Qiu, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Jordi Recasens, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Antonello Rizzi, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Roseli F. Romero, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Alessandra Russo, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Hooman Tahayori, Ryerson University, Canada
Vicenc Torra, University of Skövde, Sweden
Dat Tran, University of Canberra, Australia
Wen-June Wang, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Thomas Whalen, , United States
Jianqiang Yi, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Slawomir Zadrozny, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann, ELITE (European Laboratory for Intelligent Techniques Engineering), Germany

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