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About the Speaker
Susana Sargento (https://www.linkedin.com/in/susana-sargento-43242413/, https://www.it.pt/Members/Index/501) is a Full Professor in the University of Aveiro and a senior researcher in the Institute of Telecommunications, where she is leading the Network Architectures and Protocols (NAP) group (https://www.it.pt/Groups/Index/62). She received her PhD in 2003 in Electrical Engineering in the University of Aveiro (with a 7 months stay in Rice University in 2000 and 2001). She joined the Department of Computer Science of the University of Porto between 2002 and 2004, and she was a Guest Faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, in August 2008, where she performed Faculty Exchange in 2010/2011.
Since 2002 she has been leading many national and international projects, and worked closely with telecom operators and OEMs. She has been involved in several FP7 projects (4WARD, Euro-NF, C-Cast, WIP, Daidalos, C-Mobile), EU Coordinated Support Action 2012-316296 "FUTURE-CITIES", EU Horizon 2020 5GinFire, national projects, and CMU-Portugal projects (S2MovingCity, DRIVE-IN with the Carnegie Melon University). She has been TPC-Chair and organized several international conferences and workshops, such as ACM MobiCom, IEEE Globecom and IEEE ICC. She has also been a reviewer of numerous international conferences and journals, such as IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Networks, IEEE Communications.
In March 2012, Susana has co-founded a vehicular networking company, Veniam (www.veniam.com), a spin-off of the Universities of Aveiro and Porto, which builds a seamless low-cost vehicle-based internet infrastructure. Susana is the winner of the 2016 EU Prize for Women Innovators (http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm?section=women-innovators).
Susana is also de co-coordinator of the national initiative of digital competences in the research axis (INCoDe.2030, http://www.incode2030.gov.pt/), belongs to the evaluation committee of the Fundo200M (www.200m.pt) government co-investment and funding), and she is the Scientific Director of CMU-Portugal Programme (http://www.cmuportugal.org/). Her main research interests are in the areas of self-organized networks, in ad-hoc and vehicular network mechanisms and protocols, such as routing, mobility, security and delay-tolerant mechanisms, resource management, and content distribution networks. She regularly acts as an Expert for European Research Programmes.
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Talk Title: Internet of Bodies (IoB) and the impact in Health 4.0.
About the Speaker
António Lindo da Cunha has a strong experience driving Innovation and R&D contracts, and leading technology transfer processes between research organisations and the business sector, for Health and Active and Healthy Ageing, creating tangible economic and social value to the organisations involved, especially for SMES.
He is Executive Director of the Automatics Lab of Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) and member of the board of Caritas Diocesana de Coimbra. In the last years he coordinated different initiatives related with Telemedicine, Hospital@home, Home-Care and Care-Home. He is member of the Ageing@Coimbra coordination group (European Reference Site for Active and Healthy Ageing, EIP AHA), IPN representative in EIT Health (Knowledge and Innovation Communities) initiative, and was member of the board and research director of the Critical Move S.A. a spin-off from IPN and Critical group. He is the coordinator of the “Technologies to Support the Quality of Life” innovation platform for Smart Specialization Strategy implementation (RIS3) in Portugal Centro Region.