Current Projects

  • Principal Investigator (PI) of the MIT-Portugal project MISC - Massive Information Scavenging with Intelligent Transportation Systems, funded by FCT, 2009-2012

  • Co-PI of the CarnegieMellon|Portugal project Drive-In: Distributed Routing and Infotainment through VEhicular Inter-Networking, funded by FCT, 2009-2012

  • Co-PI of the CarnegieMellon|Portugal project Vital Responder: Monitoring Stress among First Responder Professionals, funded by FCT, 2009-2012

  • IT Team Coordinator (Co-PI) of the FP7 European project N-CRAVE - Network Coding for Robust Architectures in Volatile Environments, 2008-2010

  • National Delegate to the Management Committee of the European Network COST 295, DYNAMO (Dynamic Communication Networks: Foundations and Algorithms), 2005-2009, with a total budget of 450.000 EUR for the dissemination of scientific knowledge and training of doctoral students;

  • Team Coordinator of IT-FCUP in the FP7 Network of Excellence Euro-NF Network of the Future, 2008-2010;

  • Principal Investigator in the FCT Project WITS - Wireless Information-Theoretic Security, 2008-2010;

  • IT Team Coordinator in the FCT Project FCT Callas - Calculii and Languages for Sensor Networks, 2008-2010;

  • Principal Investigator no Projecto SENECA - Secure Network Coding and Applications, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), jointly with Prof. Ralf Koetter, TUM, 2008-2010;

  • Principal Investigator of WiPhySec (Wireless Physical-Layer Security), funded by the Luso- American Foundation and the US National Science Foundation, joint project with Prof. Steven W. McLaughlin at the Georgia Institute of Technology, development of physical-layer security technologies for secret key agreement in wireless networks, 2007-2009;

  • Principal Investigator of SeNeCom (Secure Network Communications), funded by Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology, joint project with Prof. Andrew Thangaraj at the Indian Institute of Technology, development of coding techniques for network security, 2007-2009;

  • Principal Investigator of Net-PEEC (Network Coding Protocols for Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution), funded by NTT DoCoMo Euro-labs, 2008-2009;

Past Projects

  • FCUP Team Coordinator of the FP6 European project DAIDALOS II (Designing Advanced network Interfaces for the Delivery and Administration of Location independent, Optimised personal Services) - secure routing in wireless ad-hoc networks, integration of heterogeneous networks, identity management, 2006-2008;

  • Principal Investigator of SIGaPano (Sensor Information Gathering with Patrol Nodes), funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, mobile data gathering in sensor networks, mathematical modelling and theoretical limits, protocol development and algorithms, implementation and testing on a 30-node network, 2005-2007;

  • Team Member at MYDDAS (MySQL/Yap Deductive Database System), funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, sensor network application for traffic monitoring and navigation.