The MRG (MobilityReadingGroup) of Imperial College London invited Vasco Vasconcelos to give a seminar in September, 2017. The talk with the title "Deadlock Avoidance in Parallel Programs with Futures: Why parallel tasks should not wait for strangers" will address the work accepted to be presented at SPLASH/OOPSLA 2017, CORE A* Conference.
The University of Lisbon Scientific Prizes' jury have awarded Francisco Couto with a Honorable Mention at 2017 awards. The prizes, instituted by the University of Lisbon in collaboration with Caixa Geral de Depósitos, aim to reward the scientific research activity and to encourage the publication in international journals of recognized quality.
The Computing Reviews' 21st Annual Best of Computing list selected LASIGE's publication "Snooping on mobile phones: prevalence and trends" as a notable article in computing in 2016.
The article, presented at the USENIX 12th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2016), was a collaboration result between researchers from LASIGE and University of British Columbia (Canada).
Teresa Chambel, besides being Steering Committee Member since 2016, will chair the Inclusion and Accessibility program of this year's edition of ACM TVX - ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television and Online Video (TVX'2017), that will take place in Hilversum, The Netherlands, on June 14-16, 2017.
The next COST Action ARVI (Runtime Verification beyond Monitoring) meeting is being organized by José Rufino, and will take place at FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal, June 8-9, 2017. The Lisbon meeting is part of a series of meetings promoted by this action, that aims to build expertise by putting together active researchers in different aspects of runtime verification.
The LASIGE members Pedro Sá da Costa and Fernando Ramos, in joint work with Miguel Correia (IST-UL), have won the Best Student Paper Award in CCGRID 2017 - 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, with their work entitled Chrysaor: Fine-Grained, Fault-Tolerant Cloud-of-Clouds MapReduce.
Fernando Ramos was invited to deliver a keynote speech at DISSECT 2017 - 3rd IEEE/IFIP Workshop on Security for Emerging Distributed Network Technologies, that will take place at May 12th, 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal.
The speech will be about Sirius, a network virtualization platform that addresses security and dependability limitations of multi-tenant network virtualization platforms, by creating the abstraction of user-centric clouds.
Several LASIGE members were involved in the organization of the third edition of "Girls in ICT@ Ciências.ULisboa", that took place at May 6th, 2017.
The "Girls in ICT Day" - World Day for Young Women in Information and Communication Technologies, is an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union, that visa to raise awareness to young women about career opportunities in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
The Talk@ DI of last February 7th, presented by Chen Wang, vice diretor at Future Media Convergence Institute (FMCI), Xinhua Net, China, was dedicated to the subject "Sensing a Live Audience", with particular interest to LASIGE's Human Computer Interaction research area.
The invitation to provide a talk, made by Teresa Chambel , encompassed a visit by Chen Wang to the Informatics Department of FCUL dedicated to present the latest work in progress at FMCI.