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Ricardo Vardasca

  • Ph.D Medical Informatics
  • Researcher
  • Faculty of Engineering, Porto University
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Research interests

Open SourceComputer SystemsNetworksProgrammingOccupational SyndromesPhotographyImage ProcessingMedical ComputingMedical Imaging


Ricardo Vardasca has born in 12th October 1977 at Marinha Grande, a city 125kms at the litoral north of Lisbon, capital of Portugal. Currently he is a Research Associate in Biomedical Engineering. He took is PhD in Occupational Medicine at medical imaging at the department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan, U.K. He trained has a Computer Engineer at HE School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal.

Co-authors (80)

Publications (5)

  • Image analysis

    • Ammer K
    • Vardasca R
  • Physical principles of heat transfer

    • Vardasca R
  • Predictors of skin temperature, barefoot plantar pressure and ulceration in diabetic foot patients: Protocol for a prospective cohort study

    • Seixas A
    • Ammer K
    • Carvalho R
    • et al.
  • Skin temperature of the foot: comparing transthyretin Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy and Diabetic Foot patients

    • Seixas A
    • Vilas-Boas M
    • Carvalho R
    • et al.
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  • The influence of angles and distance on assessing inner-canthi of the eye skin temperature

    • Vardasca R
    • Marques A
    • Diz J
    • et al.

Professional experience


Faculty of Engineering, Porto University

December 2012 - Present

Visiting Researcher

Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan

July 2012 - Present

Associate Researcher

Universidade do Minho

September 2011 - August 2012(a year)

Adjunct Professor

Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria

September 2009 - July 2011(2 years)

Invited Lecturer

University of Porto

February 2010 - July 2010(5 months)

Hourly Paid Lecturer / Consultant

University of Glamorgan

September 2006 - February 2010(3 years)

IT teacher

Escola Secundaria/3 Pinhal do Rei

September 2006 - October 2006(a month)

IT Teacher / IT administrator

Colégio Rainha D. Leonor

September 2005 - September 2006(a year)


Instituto Nacional de Estatistica

November 1999 - March 2004(4 years)

IT Technician, Developer, Administrator

Supermercados Ulmar, S.A.

June 2002 - June 2003(a year)

IT tutor

Centro de Formação da Batalha

December 2001 - May 2002(5 months)

Bank Account Manager

Banco Nacional de Crédito Imobiliário, S. A.

November 2000 - June 2001(7 months)

Tecnico Animador de Tempos Livres / Children Educator

Esola do 1º CEB do Juncal - Juncal Elementary School

April 2000 - July 2000(3 months)

Militar - Communication operator

Portuguese Navy

April 1996 - February 1998(2 years)


Ph.D Medical Imaging [Mphil to Ph.D transfer report approved on 12/03/2008]

University of Glamorgan

October 2006 - August 2010(4 years)

Licenciatura Engenharia Informatica [Equivalent to MEng in Computer Science]

Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria

October 2002 - January 2006(3 years)

BSc (Hons) Information Technology [1st]

University of Glamorgan

September 2004 - July 2005(10 months)

Bacharelato Engenharia Informatica [BEng Computer Science]

Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria

September 1998 - September 2002(4 years)

Curso Tecnico-Profissional de Informatica de Gestao [A levels in Computing and Business]

Instituto Educativo do Juncal - Educative Institute of Juncal

September 1992 - June 1995(3 years)