José Luís Silva, PhD
Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon)

Expertise Areas:
Human-Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing, Virtual Environments and Formal Methods
Research Projects:

FENICS industrial project - concerned with future aircraft cockpits with stress on touch user interfaces. It is funded by DGAC and involves Airbus, Thales, Dassault, Eurocopter, IRIT, ENAC, LIG and Intactile Design (Team member, started 2012 - 3 years)

APEX – Agile Prototyping for user EXperience (Team member, FCT started 02/2011 - 3 years)

IVY - A model based usability analysis environment (Training researcher, FCT started 07/2005 - 3 years)

Short Bio:

José Luís Silva holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Portuguese MAP-i Consortium (University of Minho, University of Aveiro and University of Porto) and performed a postDoc at the University of Toulouse (France) in collaboration with Airbus. He is assistant professor at ISCTE-IUL and member of the LARSYS laboratory. His work has been published at venues such as IJHCS, ENTCS, ACM EICS, ACM SAC, HCSE. In the past he was invited assistant professor at University of Madeira, lecturer at Cávado e Ave Polytechnic Institute, visiting PhD student at Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) and Newcastle University (UK), and member of the INESC TEC laboratory. His main research interests lies upon Software Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing, Virtual Environments and Formal Methods.


Major Distinctions:

 2013 - Best Iberian PhD thesis in Systems and Information Technologies from AISTI 

 2012 - PhD Award - Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge (Awarding Research of Practical Utility)


FCT public key: J5126816YOFC

ORCID: 0000-0002-1226-9002


Working with me (if you are interested in these topics or related to my interests, do contact me!)

- Prototyping/development of ubiquitous computing environments.

Improving the Use of Interactive Systems

- Human-Computer Interaction / Software Engineering topics


Full list of Publications:

 - Google Scholar profile

 - ResearchGate profile