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Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs

Antonio Pedotti
Politecnico di Milano

Brief Bio

Luis Azevedo

Brief Bio
Luis Azevedo is the director of ANDITEC, a Portuguese company dedicated to Assistive Technology and a researcher at the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. A Professional Engineer, he holds an MSc in Biomedical/Rehabilitation Engineering (University of Dundee, Scotland) and a PhD in Informatics (University of the Basque Country, Spain). He has been working in the field of Assistive Technology (AT) since 1978 involved in national and international research projects, namely European Union (EU) research projects in the area of Assistive Technology. He has been acting as an expert for the EU in the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes. A founding member of AAATE (Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe), served in the first Board of Directors of this Association, and was the Chair and the responsible for the organization of the Conference AAATE2013 that took place in Portugal, September 2013 . Former member of the Board of Directors of ISAAC (International Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication), he was the Conference Chair of ISAAC2014, that took place in Lisbon, Portugal in July 2014. His current research interests include the area of Assistive Technology for Complex Communication Needs and the Training of Professionals in AT. ... More >>

Program Committee Members/Reviewers

Lyuba Alboul, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Pedro Almeida, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Jesús B. Alonso, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Alexandre Andrade, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
John Ashburner, University College London, United Kingdom
Reneta Barneva, State University of New York, United States
Ammar Belatreche, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Martin Bogdan, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Fernando Brunetti, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain
Rodrigo Capobianco Guido, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Krzysztof Cios, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Emmanuel Conchon, University of Limoges, XLIM, France
Silvia Conforto, Roma Tre, Italy
Nuno Dias, University of Minho, Portugal
Jason Farquhar, Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behaviour, Netherlands
Dagan Feng, University of Sydney, Australia
Alexander Fingelkurts, BM-Science – Brain & Mind Technologies Research Centre, Finland
Andrew Fingelkurts, BM-Science - Brain & Mind Technologies Research Centre, Finland
Diego Forero, Universidad Antonio Nariño, Colombia
Mário Forjaz Secca, CEFITEC, Departamento de Fisica, FCT/UNL, Portugal
Anselmo Frizera, UFES, Brazil
Olga Georgieva, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski, Bulgaria
Christoph Guger, g.tec Guger Technologies OG, Austria
John Harris, University of Florida, United States
António J. R. Neves, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, IICT - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ondrej Krejcar, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Narayanan Krishnamurthi, Arizona State University, United States
Dean Krusienski, Old Dominion University, United States
Diego Liberati, Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerche @ Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Tamar Makin, University College London, United Kingdom
Nuno Matela, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Jiri Mekyska, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Claudio Moraga, University of Dortmund, Germany
Wesley Nunes Gonçalves, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Arve Opheim, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway
Susana Pinto, Institute of Molecular Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Gabriel Pires, Institute for Systems and Robotics - Coimbra, Portugal
Hemerson Pistori, Dom Bosco Catholic University, Brazil
Mannes Poel, University of Twente, Netherlands
Mirjana Popovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Ales Prochazka, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
Ricardo Salvador, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Despina Sanoudou, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Greece
André Saúde, Federal University of Lavras, Brazil
Friedhelm Schwenker, University of Ulm, Germany
Tapio Seppänen, University of Oulu, Finland
Jan Sijbers, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Leslie Smith, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Jimmy T. Efird, East Carolina Heart Institute, United States
João Manuel R. S. Tavares, FEUP - Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Miguel Tavares da Silva, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
António Teixeira, DETI/IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Carlos M. Travieso, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Aleksandra Vuckovic, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Mincheol Whang, Sangmyung University, Korea, Republic of
Chun Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

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