Sérgio Ivan Lopes (BSc’04–MSc’09–PhD’14–PGdip’17) is an IEEE Senior Member (S’11–M’15–SM’20), Director General at CiTin – Centro de Interface Tecnológico e Industrial, Assistant Professor at the Technology and Management School of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (ESTG-IPVC), researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações, and Director of the graduation course in Networks and Computer Systems Engineering (ERSC) at the (ESTG-IPVC). He has a B.Sc. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, an M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (University of Aveiro), and a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management (Porto Business School/University of Porto). In 2007, he has been awarded the Texas Instruments ESPA – Excellence in Signal Processing Award, and in 2015, he has been awarded the First Prize of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge (Ph.D. category), a distinction that rewards research of practical utility. He is the co-inventor of one patent and authored more than 100 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals and international conference proceedings. He participated in several national and international R&D Projects, five of which in coordination activities. His research interests include cyber-physical systems, IIoT/IoT, embedded systems, edge computing/intelligence, digital signal processing, and indoor positioning. In 2016, he joined the Expert Panel of the European Commission, being engaged in the evaluation of the call ICT-01-2016: Smart Cyber-Physical Systems. He is an active member of the IEEE Communications Society; actively collaborates with the IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Initiative. He is the Professional Activities Coordinator at the IEEE Portuguese Section and holds the position of Counselor in the Executive Committee of the IEEE IPVC Student Branch. He is the General-Chair at the Edge-IoT – International Conference on Intelligent Edge Processing in the IoT Era and has been a keynote speaker at international events such as the IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit at the IEEE Radio Wireless Week 2022. When not working, he enjoys traveling, digging records, and playing with analog synths.

Curriculum Vitae:  EN  | PT  |  CH

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6944-7757
Scopus Author ID
: 23767089100
AuthenticusID: R-000-GEP
ResearcherID: V-1742-2018
Ciência ID: 8B1B-F6F5-B218
EC Expert ID: EX2016D269925

Latest News

[Track Chair] @ Power & Energy Vertical Track at the 2022 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things

I am excited to co-chair the Power & Energy Vertical Track at the 2022 IEEE World Forum on Internet-of-Things (2022 WF-IoT), in Yokohama, Japan, coming November. My track co-chair Panayiotis (Panos) Moutis, Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and I will be reaching out to many of you who can contribute to the subjects of interest. The contributions may also be remote/online. A paper track is also planned, and more details will be announced soon.

If you want to nominate yourself or someone you know as a contributor to the Energy & Power Vertical Track of the 2022 IEEE WF on IoT, please reach out.

[Invited Talk]
@ IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit at RWW2022

Talk Title: IoT and Digitalization as Key Technological Enablers for Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

[News] @ Mentes que brilham – Porto Canal, “Projeto CoViS – Medir sinais vitais à distância”

[Events] General ChairEAI Edge-IoT 2021: 2nd EAI International Conference on Intelligent Edge Processing in the IoT Era, November 24-26, 2021, N/A, Cyberspace.

[Events] Talk – “IEEE.PT – Engenharia em Discussão: Tecnologias na gestão do risco de exposição ao gás Radão: oportunidades e desafios futuros”. March 10, 2021, N/A, Cyberspace.

[Events] General ChairEAI Edge-IoT 2020: 1st EAI International Conference on Intelligent Edge Processing in the IoT Era, December 2-4, 2020, N/A, Cyberspace.

[News] @ Primeiro Jornal – SIC

[News] @ SIC Notícias – Monitorização do Gás Radão em Portugal

Sérgio Ivan Lopes @ Exame Informática Dezembro 2019

[Article] @ Exame Informática Nº294 – No Encalço do Radão

Chronological Resume

Director General

September 1, 2021

IEEE Senior Member

November 24, 2020

Director of the Undergraduate Course in Networks and Computer Systems Engineering (ERSC)

July 26, 2020

Assistant Professor

May 14, 2019

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

Associate Researcher

January 1, 2015

IEEE Member

January 1, 2015

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

December 22, 2014

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

IEEE Student Member (University of Aveiro Branch)

January 1, 2011

Assistant Lecturer

February 15, 2010

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

December 9, 2009

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

TI ESPA Award – Texas Instruments Excellence in Signal Processing Award

April 1, 2007

Graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering

July 29, 2004

Graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering