LASIGE has approximately 140 collaborators, including researchers holding a doctoral degree, those working towards a PhD, MSc students and other junior researchers, secretariat and sys admin staff. The current Director is Prof. Vasco T. Vasconcelos.
LASIGE researchers Tiago Guerreiro and André Rodrigues were part of the team that won the 1st place in the ACM/IEEE HRI 2019 Video Competition.
Nuno Neves was elected as Vice-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on
Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance (TCFT) for the period (march)
On the 28th of February, Google held the qualifying round globally through the internet. The best score from Portugal was obtained by Caracóis Hipercondríacos, a team that features two LASIGE junior researchers: Robin Vassantlal and Nuno Burnay.
The team achieved 1st place in the country and 120th globally.
Ibéria Medeiros and Pedro Ferreira are members of the organizing committee of the first Workshop on Data-Centric Dependability and Security (DCDS 2019). Alysson Bessani is a member of DCDS 2019 Program Committee.
The Workshop will take place on June 24 2019, in Portland, Oregon, USA, and is co-located with the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2019)
TechRepublic has published an article about Vawlt and its technology, a startup born at LASIGE.
LASIGE researcher Nuno Neves was interviewed by the ionline newspaper to present the status of cybersecurity in Portugal.
HEALx-LAB, a living lab for the development of technology in healthcare and tourism has been officially announced last month. The living lab aims to bring academia, private institutions, government bodies and general public together to identify problems and develop solutions in these areas. HEALx-LAB will be coordinated by the Faculty of Sciences and it includes other four ULisboa institutions (FMH, FMUL, ICS and IST), José de Mello Residências e Serviços, Vila Galé Group and PLUX.