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Gustavo Alves

  • Assistant Professor/Dr.
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Polytechnic Institute of Porto School of Engineering
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Research interests

Remote Laboratories Remote Labs Engineering Education Design for Debug and Test


Gustavo R. Alves graduated in 1991 and obtained an MSc and a PhD degree in Computers and Electrical Engineering in 1995 and 1999, respectively, from the University of Porto, Portugal. He is a professor at the Polytechnic of Porto - School of Engineering, since 1994. He has authored or co-authored +200 publications, including conference and journal papers with referee process, and book chapters. He also co-edited a book, (with Javier García-Zubía, University of Deusto, Spain), about "Using Remote Labs in Education". He was involved in 19 national & international research projects. His research interests include engineering education, remote experimentation, and design for debug & test. He served as program co-chair of the 1st and 2nd International Conferences of the Portuguese Society for Engineering Education (CISPEE2013 and CISPEE2016), of the'15 conference, and as general chair of the 11th Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV2014) conference, and of the 3rd Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality (TEEM2015) conference. Dr. Alves currently serves as an Associated Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.

Co-authors (230)


Computers in Human Behaviour

Guest Editor

European Journal of Engineering Education

Guest Editor

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies

Associate Editor

Publications (5)

  • Sharing educational experiences from in-person classroom to collaborative lab environments

    • Pozzo M
    • Dobboletta E
    • Garcia-Loro F
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  • Spreading remote lab usage: A system — A community — A Federation

    • Alves G
    • Fidalgo A
    • Marques A
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  • TRAILER: A tool for managing informal learning

    • Viegas C
    • Marques M
    • Alves G
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  • A framework for self-healing radiation-tolerant implementations on reconfigurable FPGAs

    • Gericota M
    • Lemos L
    • Alves G
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  • A self-healing real-time system based on run-time self-reconfiguration

    • Gericota M
    • Alves G
    • Ferreira J

Professional experience

Adjunct Professor


May 1998 - Present

Assistant Professor

ISEP/IPP - Institute of Engineering / Polytechnic of Porto

January 1994 - May 1998(4 years)

Education history

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto

September 1995 - July 1999(4 years)

MSc. in Electrical and Computers Engineering


October 1992 - July 1995(3 years)

Degree in Electrical and Computers Engineering


September 1986 - August 1991(5 years)