Sérgio I. Lopes (BSc’04, MSc’09, PhD’14, PGdip’18) is currently an Assistant Professor at the Technology and Management School of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (ESTG-IPVC) and researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações. He is graduated in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, MSc in Biomedical Engineering, PhD in Electrical Engineering and has a Postgraduate diploma in Project Management. In 2007 he has been awarded the ESPA-Excellence in Signal Processing Award, given by Texas Instruments, and in 2015 he has been awarded the First Prize (Ph.D. category) of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, a distinction that rewards research of practical utility. Since 2005, he has been working as an R&D Engineer in several research projects and co-authored more than 50 scientific publications. Recently he has joined the Expert Panel of the European Commission, being engaged in the evaluation of the call ICT-01-2016: Smart Cyber-Physical Systems. Currently, his research interests include embedded and cyber-physical systems, edge computing, digital signal processing, and indoor positioning. When not working he enjoys traveling, listening to music and play with analog synthesizers.

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Chronological Resume

Assistant Professor

May 15, 2019

Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo Viana do Castelo

Post-Graduation in Project Management

January 22, 2018

Post-Graduation in Project Management

Porto Business School/University of Porto

European Commission Expert

May 2, 2016

European Commission Expert

Research Executive Agency, ICT-01-2016: Smart Cyber-Physical Systems

1st place in the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2015

October 28, 2015

1st place in the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2015

Dirk Elias, Executive Director of AICOS Fraunhofer and Sérgio Ivan Lopes, 1st place in the Ph.D. Category. © Fraunhofer Portugal

Visiting Professor

February 15, 2015

Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo Viana do Castelo

Associate Researcher

January 1, 2015

Instituto de Telecomunicações

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

December 22, 2014

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Assistant Lecturer

February 15, 2010

Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

December 9, 2009

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

ESPA Award – Excellence in Signal Processing Award

April 2, 2007

ESPA Award – Excellence in Signal Processing Award

Texas Instruments

Graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering

July 29, 2004

Graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering