Nuno M. Garcia

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E-mail: nmgarcia[at]

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Research topics
  • Predictive Algorithms for Health
  • Ambient Assisted Living
  • Enhanced Living Environments
  • Networks


Nuno M. Garcia holds a PhD in Computer Science Engineering from the Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI, Covilhã, Portugal) (2008) and is a 5-year BSc in Mathematics / Informatics (Hons.) also from UBI (1999-2004). He was an entrepreneur (1988-2004), member of the Research Team at Siemens SA (2004-2007) and Nokia Siemens SA (2007-2008), and Head of Research at PLUX SA (2008-2010).

Currently he is Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, and member of the research team of the Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Covilhã, Portugal).

He has co-authored several books, book chapters, scientific papers, and patents in the areas of Computer Science Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. He was Principal Investigator at several European and international projects, directly managing over 5.8 million Euros.

He is fluent in Portuguese (native language), English, Spanish, and French.

He is member of ISOC and of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency, a group within GNSO in ICANN.

His main interests include predictive algorithms for healthcare and well-being, distributed and cooperative algorithms, and the battle for a Free and Open Internet.


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