LaSIGE has approximately 110 collaborators, amongst researchers with a doctoral degree, working toward a Ph.D., or Master students and other junior researchers. The current Director is Prof. Luís Carriço.
The article "Snooping on Mobile Phones: Prevalence and Trends" with authorship of LaSIGE's researchers, Diogo Marques, Tiago Guerreiro and Luis Carriço, in collaboration with researchers from the University of British Columbia, Canada, received the "Distinguished Paper Award " at SOUPS conference (Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security), which is currently taking place (June 22-24) in Denver, Colorado, USA.
LaSIGE is supporting the organization of the iV 2016 - 20th International Conference Information Visualisation that aims to focus on the interdisciplinary methods and affiliated research done among various science disciplines, medicine, engineering, media and commerce.
The event, that will occur in Lisbon, Portugal, from 19 to 22 of july 2016, will focus on the research and developments conjured to meet the roaring demand of today’s "Information Transfer".
The joint study agreement between FCUL and IBM Research has been extended for one year. LASIGE researchers Tiago Guerreiro, Diogo Marques, and Luís Carriço, will continue to collaborate with staff at IBM's TJ Watson Research Center, on research studies on the growing area of Usable Security, as well as on Mobile Accessibility.
The proposal entitled “Sistema preditivo para otimização do consumo de energia elétrica e do conforto térmico” (Predictive system for the optimization of electrical energy consumption and thermal comfort), submitted by Pedro M. Ferreira passed the first two selection stages, including an EDP expert panel, and is now in the final stage of the challenge.