LASIGE has approximately 120 collaborators, 34 of which hold a doctoral degree, 36 are researchers working in their Ph.D. programmes and about 50 are Master students or junior researchers. The current Director is Prof. Paulo Veríssimo.
LaSIGE had published the second edition of the "Benchmarking some Portuguese S&T system research units" study. Download
LASIGE researcher André L. Santos won the "Best Paper Award" at IEEE VL/HCC'12 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, held at Innsbruck, Austria, from September 30 to October 4, 2012, with the paper "GUI-Driven Code Tracing".
The Laboratory spreads its activity through several sub-areas of Informatics (Computer Science and Engineering) including Distributed Systems, Human Computer Interaction and Multimedia, Information Management, Security and Dependability.
LaSIGE follows a research-line centred strategy, currently covering the following lines that embody the unit's mid/long-term research objectives:
LASIGE research activities are funded by FCT (through the Multiannual Funding Programme and national research projects) and by international projects (mainly, projects financed by the European Commision).