WorldCIST'14 - Funchal, 15-18 April


WorldCIST'14  is a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, results, experiences and concerns in the several perspectives of Information Systems and Technologies. 

Kinetic Typography Final Show

Next Friday, April 4th between 5 and 6 pm, a final presentation regarding the Kinetic Typography workshop in the last 3 weeks, tutored by Dan Boyarski a Carnegie Mellon School of Design professor, will be taking place in the “Classroom” located in M-ITI facilities. 

M-ITI Seminars

Madeira-ITI organises seminars and invited talks in the areas of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction.
Mauricio Almeida
18 December, 2013 - 16:00

mauricio almeidaAbstract: Medical records are complex documents employed for several purposes in the healthcare realm. Proper documentation of medical encounters is one of the physician's most important activities. Medical records have several uses in healthcare processes, such as supporting patient care, fulfilling external obligations, supporting quality management, to mention but a few. Information structured in medical records can allow high quality retrospective and prospective studies and foster multi-center studies. 

Toastmasters Club
14 November, 2013 - 19:00

Come to the Demo Toastmasters Club meeting, in the M-ITI Classroom, 14th November (Thursday) at 7 pm. You can bring guests, everyone is welcome! This Demo meeting will be fully in English. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development, with 292 000 members worldwide. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14 350 clubs.

A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants improve their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere.

Internal Research Presentation

Jayant Venkatanathan
6 February, 2014 - 08:30


Communication and interaction with others is fundamental to our well-being, as they constitute and serve to fulfill fundamental needs. Thus over the ages, human beings have developed various behavioural strategies or tendencies that are acted out in social contexts in order to secure these needs.

HFBus and HFBlueStation

João Bernardo Luís, oriented by Prof. Leonel Nóbrega and Prof. Luis Gomes, was responsible for the development of these Msc. in Computer Sciences Projects (MEI), with the graphic contribution of Pedro Miguel Nogueira.

Events in HCI and CS

2 December, 2013 - 6 December, 2013
The International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, ICMI 2013, will take place in Coogee beach, Sydney (Australia), December 9-13th, 2013. ICMI is the premier international forum for...
10 October, 2013 - 12 October, 2013

The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Sponsored by ACM special interest groups on computer-human...

6 October, 2013 - 9 October, 2013

VRST2013 will provide a great opportunity to interact with leading experts, share your own work, and educate yourself through exposure to the research of your peers from around the world. We seek...

Research posts

M-ITI often participates in international conferences. Here is a list of the latest conference presentations
 José Luís Silva, PhD, Invited Assistant Professor of Madeira-ITI, is attending the 29th Symposium On Applied Computing in the historic city Gyeongju, Korea...
TEI 2014 has officially started. The 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, will be held from 16th to 19th February 2014 at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit...

Presenting the ARTiVIS project and the Play with Fire installation at the Joint Research Centre


Mónica Mendes and Pedro Ângelo will be participating in the Workshop “Emerging ICT for Citizens’ Veillance: Theoretical and Practical Insights” at the Institute for Protection and Security of the Citizen of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC)– March 20 to 21 in Ispra, Italy.

Open Call for Post-Doctoral positions

ARDITI (Regional Agency for Development Research, Technology and Innovation) has an open call for post-doctoral positions for a period of 12 months for research centers located in Madeira.

The call for applications is open from 10 to 28 of February 2014.

Under the main challenges identified by the Action Plan for Research, Technological Development and Innovation of Madeira (PIDT & I), creating critical mass in research centers recognized and evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) based in the Madeira was identified as one of the main strategic objectives of PIDT & I.

M-ITI wins ITEA Excellence Award 2013

itea excellence award 2013Madeira-ITI has recently received the ITEA Excellence Award 2013 in the category of standardisation, for the developments achieved in the European project UsiXML. This award is the recognition of the contribution of Madeira-ITI through Prof. Nuno Nunes as representative of the University of Madeira in the consortium that developed this project.

M-ITI researchers visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA

visit to cmuResearchers from project AFFIDAVIT (Automating the Proof of Quality Attributes for Large Scale Software Architectures) went to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for a week to attend a workshop.

During this visit the researches met Prof. Bradley Schmerl from CMU's School of Computer Science and the local team of the same project presenting their current achievements in the research.

Mónica Cameirão and Fernando Morgado Dias were at Carnegie Mellon University in Fall 2013

faculty exchange program carnegie mellon portugalIn Fall 2013, Mónica Cameirão, FCT Post Doctoral Researcher, and Fernando Morgado Dias, faculty member of UMa and M-ITI’s researcher, participated in the Faculty Exchange Program from the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program.

The Faculty Exchange Program is opened to any individual holding a doctoral degree and affiliated with Portuguese Higher Educations Institutions or Research Labs. The aim is to promote an enriching exchange of culture and experiences that can be transmitted to students through new education and research methods.