LASIGE and NEC Labs Europe have started a collaboration for designing a new generation of more secure, efficient and performant blockchains. Alysson Bessani and João Sousa have started a year-long funded project to design and implement an efficient Byzantine fault-tolerant consensus protocols for permission blockchains.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Pedro Ferreira and Ibéria Medeiros are members of the organizing committee of the first Workshop on Mahine Learning for CyberSecurity (MLCS 2019 -

The Workshop will take place on September 20 2019, in Wurzburg, Germany, and is co-located with the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECMLPKDD 2019).

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Friday, May 10, 2019

This past week, Vasco Vasconcelos, LASIGE member and director, won the ETAPS Test of Time Award with the paper "Language Primitives and Type Discipline for Structured Communication-Based Programming", co-authored with Kohei Honda and Makoto Kubo.

The ETAPS Test of Time Award, instituted 2017, recognizes outstanding papers published more than 10 years in the past in one of the constituent conferences of ETAPS. The Award recognises the impact of excellent research results that have been published at ETAPS.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

The University of Lisbon (ULisboa), with the support of Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), presents every year the "University of Lisbon / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Prizes", which aims to reward scientific research activity and encourage the practice of publication in international journals of recognized quality.

This year, LASIGE integrated reasearcher and FCUL's Department of Informatics director, Francisco Couto is one of the awards recipients, being recognized by his published work between 2013 and 2017, in the area of Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

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Monday, March 25, 2019