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Hugo Paredes

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor with Habilitation
  • Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro
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Hugo Paredes (M) received B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, in 2000 and 2008, and the Habilitation title from the University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal in 2016. He was software engineer at SiBS, S.A. and software consultant at Novabase Outsoursing, S.A. Since 2003, he has been at UTAD, where he is currently Assistant Professor with Habilitation, lecturing on systems integration and distributed systems. In 2017 he was a visiting faculty at Human Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Currently he is the director of the Master Program in Informatics Engineering at UTAD, and a member of the managing board of the PhD in Computer Science at UTAD. He is a Senior Researcher at Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science – INESC TEC. His main research interests are in the domain of Human-Computer Interaction, including crowd computing, collaborative systems and accessibility topics. He is a member of the J.UCS board of editors, was guest editor of three Special Issues in journals indexed by the Journal Citation Reports and collaborates with the organization of several international conferences. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 refereed journal, book chapters and conference papers. He is one of the inventors of a granted patent and a patent pending request. He participated and lead several projects, including national and international projects, with public and private funding.

Recent publications

  • Assessment of microsoft kinect in the monitoring and rehabilitation of stroke patients

    • Abreu J
    • Rebelo S
    • Paredes H
    • et al.
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  • UPPERCARE: A community aware environment for post-surgical musculoskeletal recovery of elderly patients

    • Paredes H
    • Barroso J
    • Morgado L
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor with Habilitation


November 2016 - Present

Senior Researcher

Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Porto

June 2012 - Present


Habilitation in Informatics

Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro Escola de Ciencias e Tecnologia

January 2008 - November 2016(9 years)

PhD in Computer Science

Universidade do Minho

February 2003 - January 2008(5 years)

B.Eng. Computer Science

Universidade do Minho

September 1995 - December 2000(5 years)

Co-authors (166)

  • Luís M. Sequeira
  • Tozé Correia
  • Fernando Cassola Marques
  • Ana Loureiro

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