Rui Araújo – Thesis Supervisor

PhD Thesis

  1. Symone Gomes Soares Alcalá, “Ensemble Learning Methodologies for Soft Sensor Development in Industrial Processes”, PhD Thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2015. (Completed/approved September 11, 2015). Supervisor: Rui Alexandre de Matos Araújo. Current position: Professor and researcher at the Federal University of Goiás, Brasil; Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Department of Production Engineering.

  2. Jérôme Amaro Pires Mendes, “Computational Intelligence Methodologies for Control of Industrial Processes”, PhD Thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2014. (Completed/approved October 13, 2014). Supervisor: Rui Alexandre de Matos Araújo. Current position: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra.

  3. Francisco Alexandre Andrade de Souza, “Computational Intelligence Methodologies for Soft Sensors Development in Industrial Processes”, PhD Thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2014. (Completed/approved September 05, 2014). Supervisor: Rui Alexandre de Matos Araújo. Current position: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra.

  4. Oswaldo Ludwig Junior, “Study on Non-Parametric Methods for Fast Pattern Recognition with Emphasis on Neural Networks and Cascade Classifiers”, PhD Thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2012. (Completed/approved April 26, 2012). Co-supervisor: Rui Alexandre de Matos Araújo. Supervisor: Prof. Urbano José Carreira Nunes. Current professional position: Senior researcher at the Department of Computer Science, KU Leuven, Belgium.

MSc Thesis (before Bolonha restructuring)

  1. Jorge Manuel Simões de Almeida, “Tracking of Objects in Dynamic Environments” (in Portuguese), Master Thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering, specialisation in Automation and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2007. (Aproved April 2008). Current professional position: Principal Engineer at Critical Software, S.A.

MSc Thesis

  1. Vasco da Silva Ferreira, “Semi-Supervised Learning and Feature Ranking/Selection Techniques Applied to Soft Sensor Modeling”, MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2017. Current professional position: Engineer at University of Coimbra.

  2. Carlos André Ferreira Santos Fernandes, “Algoritmo do Tipo Filter-Wrapper de Seleção de Features para Utilização na Seleção de Genes” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2017. Current professional position: Engineer at University of Coimbra.

  3. António Eleutério de Vasconcelos Craveiro, “Iterative Fuzzy Design for Identification and Control”, MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2017. Current professional position: Engineer at Novabase SGPS, SA.

  4. Hugo Costa Neves Pais de Faria, “Implementation of an HDMI Protocol Analyzer”, MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2017. Current professional position: Engineer at Synopsis, Inc.

  5. Nuno Miguel Santos de Sousa, “Fuzzy Predictive Control for Application in Industrial Processes” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2016. Current professional position: Project Engineer at Critical Software, SA.

  6. Jóni Micael Jordão Cordeiro Neto, “Leitor de Cartão do Cidadão com Interface USB” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2016. Current professional position: Test/Product Engineer at Bosch Security Systems.

  7. Paulo Rui Pereira Susana, “Soft Sensors Using Online Learning for Industrial Processes” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2015. Current professional position: Test/Product Engineer at Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, SA.

  8. Luís Filipe Pereira Miranda, “Computational Intelligence Methodologies for Soft Sensors Design for Industrial Processes” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2012. Current professional position: Alaska Center for Energy and Power, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  9. Samuel António Pires Pinto, “Automatic Learning of the Knowledge Base for Fuzzy Systems” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2012. Current professional position: Telecommunications Engineer at Altice Labs.

  10. Anderson Frederico Bastos de Sousa, “Fuzzy Predictive Control of Nonlinear Processes” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Software Engineer at NOS Portugal.

  11. João Manuel Curado Seabra, “Study for Development of hardware/Software for Comunication Using the ControlNet” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Engineer at Aker Solutions.

  12. Ricardo Simões Seco, “Automatic Extraction of the Fuzzy Control System for Industrial Processes”, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Software Developer at Take The Wind.

  13. João Carlos Ferreira Marques, “Adaptive Fuzzy Control Systems” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Product Development Engineer at NOS SGPS.

  14. Tiago Ferreira Matias, “Co-evolutionary MLP for Model Definition and Inputs Selection for Soft Sensors Applications” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Engineer at OnControl Technologies.

  15. Pedro Ângelo Morais de Sousa, “Architecture for Communication Among Field Devices in Industrial Systems” (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. Current professional position: Engineer at OnControl Technologies.

  16. Pedro Miguel Campos Silva Santos, “Selection of Variables and Delays Using Neural Networks and Mutual Information for the Development of Data-Based Soft Sensors” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2010.

  17. Tânia Liliana da Silva Louro, “Control of Tasks of a Robot Manipulator” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2009. Current professional position: Reliability Engineer at SKF Portugal.

  18. Jérôme Amaro Mendes, “Design of Fuzzy Systems for Control and Inference” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2009. Current professional position: Post-Dosctoral Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra.

  19. David Emanuel Ribeiro Delgado, “Exploration of KIII-set Neurodynamic Networks Toolbox: Application to Perception in ITS” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2009. Current professional position: Senior Consultant at Everis.

  20. Luís Miguel Dias Tomás, “Control of a Robot WAM 7-DOF Using its Dynamic Model” (in Portuguese), Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2009.

  21. Filipe Miguel Eusébio Apóstolo, “Development of Fuzzy Controllers for Modules of Manufacturing Systems” (in Portuguese), Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2008. (Aproved September 2008). Current professional position: Research Engineer at R&D Division of AControl - Automação e Controle Industrial, Lda.

  22. Luís Daniel de Andrade Simões Custódio Vaz, “Development of Software Modules in a Real-Time Architecture for Mobile Robots and Intelligent Vehicles” (in Portuguese), Mestrado em Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2008. (Aproved September 2008). Current professional position: Software Engineer at WIT Software.

Undergraduate Final Year Projects (“Projecto e Dissertação” of the 5th year of Licenciatura, pre-Bolonha)

  1. João P. M. Fernandes, Rui P. D. Cortesão, “Signal Processing Module to Integrate a Distributed Network of Sensors and Actuators” (in Portuguese), Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra (DEE-FCTUC), 1994.

  2. João C. S. Martins, Luís M. R. Neves, Jorge S. Ribeiro, “Real-Time Trajectory Control for and AdeptOne SCARA” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 1995.

  3. César A. P. Carvalho, Luis A. C. Dias, “Control in the Context of Manipulators Teleoperation” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 1995.

  4. José M. C. F. Costa, Miguel M. F. Teteto, “Implementation of Message Exchange Manager Between a PC/AT and a DSProto Processing Card” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 1996.

  5. Cláudio R. F. Loureiro, Nuno M. P. Silvério, João P. V. Pereira, “Navigation of a Real Mobile Robot” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 1997.

  6. Filipe M. S. C. Pinto, Pedro B. Aires, “Implementation of Reactive Behaviors in Mobile Robots” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 1998.

  7. David Lourenço, Gil G. N. Ferreira, “Map Building and Exploration of a Dynamic World Using a Mobile Robot Equipped with a Laser Range Finder Sensor” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2000.

  8. Alexandre M. C. Apóstolo, João G. F. Coimbra, “Robchair: Control by System Microprocessor” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2000.

  9. Abel B. F. Mendes, Rui M. V. A. Vinagre, “MICRORATO - Development of an Autonomous Mobile Micro-Robot” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2000.

  10. Pedro P. Domingues, Vitor J. R. Costa, Vitor J. F. S. Cavaleiro, “Simulation and Control of an Industrial Motion System” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2000.

  11. Gonçalo P. V. Gouveia, Nuno A. D. Santos, “Navigation of a Mobile Robot Equipped with a Distances Measurement LASER Range Finder Sensor” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2001.

  12. Luís M. G. Almeida, Nuno M. T. Francisco, “ROBOT2000: Sensor System and Control System” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2001.

  13. José E. B. Faria, Fernando N. Soares, Sérgio L. B. Santos, “CYBERCAR: Navigation System for Intelligent Electrical Vehicles” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2002.

  14. Eduardo J. V. Martins, Paulo A. M. Pina, “ROBCHAIR: Navigation System” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2002.

  15. Hélder H. R. Silva, João M. L. P. Caldeira, Márcio S. P. F. H. Barata, “CyberCars II - Developments for Driving and Obstacle Detection” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2003.

  16. Jorge M. S. Almeida, António C. C. P. Almeida, “NAVLASER - Navigation of a Robot Equipped with a LASER Range Finder” (in Portuguese), DEE-FCTUC, 2004.

  17. André H. S. S. Costa, Marcelo J. Coelho, Johan N. L. Santos, “RobotGuiding II: Guiding System for Autonomous Vehicles” (in Portuguese), Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2005.

  18. Filipe G. T. Dias, Jorge M. E. Costa, “NAVLASER II: Navigation of a Mobile Robot Equipped with a LASER RANGE FINDER” (in Portuguese), Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 2006.