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.
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.
Nuno Neves gave an invited talk explaining recent research results
attained by LASIGE in the area of web application vulnerability
discovery at an event at the Pontifica Universidade Católica, Brazil.
The talk had the title "Software Security - Looking for a Needle in a
Haystack", and was made in the context of the Introduction to Scientific
Research event, which involves more than two thousand students from
undergraduate and post-graduation degrees.
Alysson Bessani and Pedro Ferreira are presenting the European project DiSIEM, lead by LASIGE, at the ICT 2018 Exhibition in Viena, Austria, on Dec. 4-6. They have been showcasing the SIEM enhancements produced in the project in stand C30.
LASIGE integrated researcher Alysson Bessani participated in recent industry collaboration efforts with Huawei in China, and NEC Laboratories in Germany.
LASIGE is sponsoring two keynotes in the International Conference on Graphics and Interaction (ICGI 2018), taking place at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. As such, LASIGE researchers are welcome to attend the keynotes of M.-Carmen Juan and Jaroslav Křivánek.
Carlos Mão de Ferro, a LASIGE PhD student working on virtual machines for IoT, has been distinguished with a scholarship by the Fullbright foundation.
This scholarship will support Carlos's 6 month stay at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and at the University of Washington, Tacoma.
The project is coordinated by Gunnar Widforss from Bombardier, Sweden and includes 24 partners from both european and canadian academia and industry. LASIGE is the only partner to provide expertise in software security and application of Natural Language Processing on software testing.