Bem Vindos Ao ISCTE!

Hoje estamos a dar as boas vindas aos novos estudates da do ISCTE-IUL. Estamos em conjunto com os representantes dos cursos e a IEEE ISCTE-IUL.

CISTI 2017: ISCTE-IUL ACM Student Chapter participation

The ISCTE-IUL ACM Student Chapter participated in the CISTI 2017, the largest conference in Portuguese and Spanish in the field of Information Technology and Information Systems.

In fact, the student chapter had a stand in the conference place, where Joao Aparicio, Joao Sequeira, Andre Pereira and Antonio Teixeira represented the ACM Student chapter.

ACM student chapter members had a significant scientific participation.  In fact, Fernando Bento, Martinha Piteira, Joao Papricio, Catarina Santos, Sofia Aparicio and Hugo Araujo co-authored several papers presented at the conference. Fernando Bento, Martinha Piteira, Catariana Santos and Hugo Araujo presented papers at the conference.

Workshop Technologies for Healthcare

Last 14th of June, IEEE IMSPT chapter organized Workshop Technologies for Healthcare. The workshop had as main invited speaker Prof. Cristian Gyozo Haba from “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iaşi, Romania. Prof. Cristian Gyozo Haba presented his research about Embedded Systems for Ambient Assisted Living.

Our colleague Fernando Bento spoke about Information Systems and Internet of Things, presenting several cases.

Session about Ransomware

Last Friday, May 12, 2017, there was a massive attack that had a profound impact on more than 200,000 systems worldwide, as well as several users who depended on the services offered by affected companies in more than 150 countries, By the computer virus / malware known as WannaCry.

Throughout this presentation, Flávio Shiva discussed the strengths and weaknesses of this ransomware. He also present real cases of companies that were supported after having suffered such problems. Flávio Shiva is a specialist in Information Security, a partner in iBLISS Digital Security and works for EXIN in the global development of Cyber ​​Security certification standards. Professor for more than 5 years and participated and presented in events in Brazil, Portugal, Uruguay, Angola and Canada. 

After Flavio Shiva, Prof. Carlos Serrao, resarcher of ISTAR-IUL, member of OWASP and AP2SI,  presented OWASP resented Guide for “ransomware” Prevention.

Presentation of Undergraduate Research Project Proposals

Several students presented undergraduate research project proposals during research week.

The ACM chair (Joao Aparicio) presented a project related to autonomous driving. Andre Freire presented a project related to computer programming learning.

ISTAR-IUL: great performance in Scientific Award ISCTE-IUL 2017

ISTAR-IUL had the best performance in Scientific Award ISCTE-IUL 2017 among all the ISTA-IUL research centers.  We would like to congratulate prof. Nuno Guimaraes, the director of ISTAR-IUL, in behalf of the performance obtained by the ISTAR-IUL researchers.

We also congratulate Prof. Ricardo Fonseca, that once again obtained the best individual performance. Prof. Ricardo Fonseca was not only the director of ISTA, and was essential in the support of ACM Student chapter.

ISCTE-IUL ACM student chapter had been cooperating with ISTAR-IUL and we expect to continue cooperating in the future.

The ISTAR-IUL placard show some of the projects in which we have been cooperating.

Web Applications and Usability: a Project using WordPress CMS

Last Monday (May 22th), students of Web Applications and Usability course (Postgraduate Program of Informatics Applied to Organizations – ISCTE-IUL) presented one of the projects consisting of developing an organizational website. Students were encouraged to develop the project using WordPress. Prof. Manuela Aparicio supported the students in WordPress customization. In the course, students also learned Javascript, CSS, PHP, and Mysql, allowing them to create a small plug-in. They also used UX and usability concepts and techniques in the process of development and evaluation of the website.

The students were organized in the following working groups (or teams):

  • Team 1: Fátima Tomé, Pedro Dias, Pedro Calado, Patricia Nobrega
  • Team 2: Miguel Afonso, Fabio Damil
  • Team 3: Ana Massano, Sérgio Aires
  • Team 4: Cátia Henriques, Ângela Freixo, Catarina Canteiro, André Mendes
  • Team 5: Carla Silva, Ana Sofia Graça, Cláudia Souza
  • Team 6: Diana Teixeira, Melissa Garcia, Sandra Ricardo
  • Team 7: Volodymyr Mykhayliv, João Sardinha, Rafael Moisés, André Bolila
  • Team 8: Olena Mandzyuk,Nuno Mendes, Brenardo Pereira
  • Team 9: Maria Nunes, Cláudia Ferreira

Master Lecture: Logistics & Robotics

João Sequeira and João Aparicio gave a lecture about Logistics and Robotics to a class of  students from the IBS (ISCTE Business School). In this lecture, João Sequeira and João Aparicio  introduced main robotics concepts to the students in the course of Information Systems and ERP (Master of Services and Technology Management). They also discussed possible impacts of using robotics in factories and warehouses.  João Aparicio also talked about his experience in robot competition.


FNR 2017, Coimbra

A team from ISCTE-IUL ACM Student Chapter participated in the FNR 2017 (Festival Nacional de Robotica).

Ubuntu v17@ISCTE-IUL

On the 19th of abril,  Portuguese Ubuntu Community, Master in Open Source Software and ISCTE-IUL ACM Student Chapter organized the Ubuntu v17@ISCTE-IUL, where the new version of Ubuntu was presented. Snaps and Ubuntu Core was also presented.