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Joel Rodrigues

  • PhD; Habilitation; Post-Doc
  • Professor
  • Federal University of Piaui (UFPI)
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Joel Rodrigues is a professor at the Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil, and a senior researcher at the Institute for Telecommunications, Portugal. His main research interests include Internet technologies, sensor networks, mobile and ubiquitous computing, vehicular communications, e-learning and e-health technologies, mobile and cloud computing. He his the leader of the Next Generation Networks and Applications Group and has authored or co-authored over 780 scientific publications. Prof. Rodrigues is the Director for Conference Development - IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Technical Activities Committee Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Latin America Region Board, the President of the scientific council at ParkUrbis – Covilhã Science and Technology Park, the Past-Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on eHealth, the Past-chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Software, Steering Committee member of the IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community and Publications co-Chair, and Member Representative of the IEEE Communications Society on the IEEE Biometrics Council. Joel is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications (from IGI Global, USA). He is the Symposium Co-Chair leader of Several ICC/GLOBECOM conferences, among others. He is member of the Internet Society, and a senior member ACM and IEEE

Recent publications

  • A comprehensive survey on network anomaly detection

    • Fernandes G
    • Rodrigues J
    • Carvalho L
    • et al.
  • Localization and navigation for autonomous mobile robots using petri nets in indoor environments

    • Da Mota F
    • Rocha M
    • Rodrigues J
    • et al.

Professional experience


Federal University of Piaui (UFPI)

May 2019 - Present

Senior Researcher

Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

January 2002 - Present



September 2016 - August 2019(3 years)

Professor and researcher

Universidade da Beira Interior

October 2000 - August 2016(16 years)

Coordinator, network and systems administrator

Hospital Center of Cova da Beira - Teaching Hospital

May 1998 - September 2000(2 years)


Portugal Telecom

November 1995 - April 1998(2 years)

Professional trainee

Portugal Telecom Inovação

April 1995 - November 1995(7 months)


Departamento de Informática

Universidade da Beira Interior

October 2002 - July 2006(4 years)

Departamento de Engenharia informática

Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

October 1990 - July 1995(5 years)

Co-authors (1093)