LASIGE has approximately 110 collaborators, amongst researchers with a doctoral degree, those working towards a PhD, MSc students, and other junior researchers. The current Director is Prof. Vasco T. Vasconcelos.
Talks@DI: Mauricio Breternitz, "Microarchitecture, Computing Systems, High Performance Computing and End-to-End Deep Neural Networks"
LASIGE has invited Mauricio Breternitz to give a talk about his research experience and how universities can collaborate more with the industry. Mauricio has a vast industrial research experience draw from his times at IBM, Motorola, Intel and AMD, among others.
Francisco Couto no Café Ciência sobre "O Destino dos Dados"
Cátia Pesquita and Ana Paula Afonso interviewed by RDP/RTP about Girls in ICT
This Thursday, on the 26th of April, several LASIGE members are taking part on the organization of Girls in ICT, an event to promote ICT-releated careers to young women. This year's edition has an extra goal: to show woman that have a degree in other areas that they can too learn computer science and take advantage of the high employment rates in this field.
Talks@DI, Tom Bartindale, "Collaborative media production and the rise of objects"
The Department of Informatics and LASIGE have invited Tom Bartindale, a Human Computer Interaction researcher to give a talk on collaborative media production and the rise of objects. Tom will share with us his experiences of event manager and technician and how it impacted his research in new media production.
The talk will take place on the 14th of March, at 14h on room C.6.3.38.
LASIGE members have been selected to host prestigious conferences in their fields
Several of LASIGE members have recently been appointed as the main organizers of prestigious conferences in their respective fields:
Data Science Seminars: Sara Madeira, "Biclustering in Biomedical Data Analysis: Algorithms and Applications"
This week Data Science Seminar at Ciências will be presented by LASIGE researcher Sara Madeira. The seminar will cover biclustering techniques for identifying objects and their patterns in large datasets, ranging from genomics to social data. The seminar will take place on the 21st of February at 14h on room C6.3.38.
Data Science Seminars: Cátia Pesquita, "Why the Semantic Web matters for Data Science"
LASIGE's very own Cátia Pesquita will be giving the next Data Science Seminar on the 7th of February , giving an overview of the current state of the Semantic Web in Data Mining and Retrieval, as well as presenting her latest contributions on the field. The talk will on February, 7 at 14h in room C.6.3.38.
Informática @ Ciências: Philip Wadler, "Propositions as Sessions"
LASIGE invites Philip Wadler to present next Thursday's "Informática @ Ciências" seminar on "Propositions as Sessions". Besides taking on his lambda-calculus super-hero alter-ego during his very entertaining talks, Philip Wadler is one of most influential researchers on the topic of programming language theory. Recently, he became involved with IOHK, a startup that develops smart-contract technology for blockchains.
Talks@DI: Edwin Brady, "Type-driven Development with Idris"
The next Talk @ DI will be presented by Edwin Brady, Lecturer at the University of St Andrews (UK) and Idris' creator, in the follow up of the invitation addressed by Vasco Vasconcelos.
The lecture, with the same title of Brady's book "Type-Driven Development with Idris", will present how to improve the performance and accuracy of programs by taking advantage of a state-of-the-art type system, and will take place at January, 24th, 16:00h, at 6.2.44 room of FCUL's C6 building.