Students

Besides lecturing several graduation courses at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DEEC) at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), he has also focused his activities on the supervision of several graduate and under-graduate students.

NEW: See full list of Master Theses proposals (M.Sc.) for 2015/2016.



Post-Doctoral Alumni:

Photo Portugal Svetislav Momcilovic

Research area: Parallel Video Coding on Multi-Core Platforms
Between June 2011 and February 2016.


PhD Students:

Photo Brazil Roger Endrigo Carvalho Porto

Thesis: Projecto de Hardware com Eficiência Energética para a Codificação de Vídeo Utilizando Computação Aproximada
PhD thesis, IST
on-going.
Photo Portugal Miguel Tairum Cruz

Thesis: Exploiting ISA diversity for energy efficiency optimization in truly heterogeneous processors
PhD thesis, IST
on-going.
Photo Portugal João Filipe Dias Guerreiro

Thesis: Maximizing the energy-efficiency of heterogeneous computing systems
PhD thesis, IST
on-going.
Photo Portugal Nuno Filipe Simões Santos Moraes Neves

Thesis: Acceleration Framework for Streaming Applications with Complex Data-Patterns on Hundred-Core Heterogeneous Systems
PhD thesis, IST
on-going.
Photo Brazil Diego Felix de Souza

Thesis: Efficient video coding based on geometric transforms
PhD thesis, IST
on-going.

PhD Alumni:

Photo Portugal Nuno Carlos André Sebastião

Thesis: Heterogeneous multi-core parallel structures for biological sequences alignment
PhD thesis, IST
June 2016.
Photo Portugal Tiago Miguel Braga da Silva Dias

Thesis: High performance and scalable unified architectures for transform and quantization in H.264/AVC video codecs
PhD thesis, IST
June 2015.


MSc Students:

Photo Portugal Pedro Pontes Brito de Sá

Thesis: Biochip Architecture for Cardiac Pathologies Detection
MSc thesis, IST
on-going.
Photo Portugal Rui de Almeida Torroaes Albuquerque

Thesis: Energy Efficient HEVC Video Encoder for Mobile GPU Platforms
MSc thesis, IST
on-going.

MSc Alumni:

Photo Portugal João Pedro Silva Rodrigues

Thesis: BowMapCL: biologic sequences alignment on multiple GPUs
MSc thesis, IST
November 2016.
Photo Brazil Leonardo Braga Natal

Thesis: Dedicated processor for real-time spike sorting
MSc thesis, IST
July 2016.
Photo Portugal Rui Pedro Gaspar Pinheiro

Thesis: Performance and Energy Modeling of Heterogeneous Many-core Architectures
MSc thesis, IST
May 2016.
Photo Portugal Cláudio José Matias Valério

Thesis: big.LITTLE HEVC - Energy Efficient Video Codec for Mobile Platforms
MSc thesis, IST
May 2016.
Photo Portugal João Luís Henriques Afonso

Thesis: Scalable Heterogeneous Accelerating Structure for the HEVC Temporal Prediction
MSc thesis, IST
May 2016.
Photo Portugal Edgar Fernandes da Costa Marques

Thesis: Implementation and Evaluation of a Video Decoder on the Coreworks Platform
MSc thesis, IST
May 2016.
Photo Portugal Miguel Pereira Rodrigues

Thesis: Efficient Task migration on Heterogeneous Computing Architectures
MSc thesis, IST
November 2015.
Photo Portugal Diogo Mineiro Cameirinha

Thesis: Energy efficient scheduling on CPU+GPU heterogeneous systems
MSc thesis, IST
November 2015.
Photo Portugal Guilherme de Sousa Aranha

Thesis: Grid Computing in Organizational Environments
MSc thesis, IST
November 2015.
Photo Portugal Guilherme Lereno Santos Vale

Thesis: Raspberry Drone: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
MSc thesis, IST
June 2015.
Photo Portugal André Filipe Gonçalves Duarte

Thesis: Accounting power measures in HPC platforms
MSc thesis, IST
May 2015.
Photo Portugal João Filipe Dias Guerreiro

Thesis: Multi-Kernel Auto-Tuning on GPUs: Performance and Energy-Aware Optimization
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Tomás Novais Ferreirinha

Thesis: Accelerating a Stochastic Seismic Inversion Algorithm using OpenCL-based Heterogeneous Platforms
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Sebastião Salvador de Miranda

Thesis: A Parallel Heterogeneous Approach to Perturbative Monte Carlo QM/MM Simulations
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal David Alberto Baião da Constantina Jácome Nogueira

Thesis: Accelerating a BWT-based exact search on multi-GPU heterogeneous computing platforms
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Miguel Tairum Cruz

Thesis: Low-Power Vectorial VLIW Architecture for Maximum Parallelism Exploitation of Dynamic Programming Algorithms
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Ukraine Andriy Gorobets

Thesis: Stream Oriented Modular Architecture with Polymorphic Processing Engines
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Henrique Miguel Santos da Silva Mendes

Thesis: SWINGER: Processor Relocation on Dynamically Reconfigurable FPGAs
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Cláudia Filipa Rosa Henriques

Thesis: Implementation of OpenMP on Application-Specific Architectures
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal David Emanuel Ribeiro Gaspar

Thesis: Raspberry Pi: a Smart Video Monitoring Platform
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal Nuno Miguel Trindade Marcos

Thesis: Efficient GPU Implementation of Bioinformatics Applications
MSc thesis, IST
November 2014.
Photo Portugal João Pedro Passos Figueiras

Thesis: Formula Student Championship: an Integrated Data Processing Module Adapted for Pit-Stop Scenarios
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2014.
Photo Portugal Luís Miguel Seabra Ribau Lopes do Rosário

Thesis: Time Constrained Multiple-Constant-Multiplication Structures for Real-Time Applications
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2014.
Photo Portugal Sérgio Micael Ferreira Paiágua

Thesis: HotStream: Heterogeneous Many-Core Data Streaming Framework with Complex Pattern Support
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2013.
Photo Portugal Miguel Antunes Mendes Ferreira

Thesis: SIMD Parallelization of Profile HMMs
MSc thesis, IST
October, 2013.
Photo Portugal Nuno Filipe Simões Santos Moraes Neves

Thesis: Multi-Core SIMD ASIP for DNA Sequence Alignment
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2013.
Awarded with Prémio Prof. Luís Vidigal - 2013
Photo Portugal João Vitor Gomes dos Santos

Thesis: Scalable Architecture for Unified Transform Coding in Embedded H.264/AVC Video Coding Systems
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2013.
Photo Portugal Pedro Matos Geraldes Monteiro

Thesis: Profiling of biological applications for parallel implementation in multicore computers
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2012.
Photo Portugal Bruno Alexandre de Medeiros

Thesis: Video coding on multicore graphics processors (GPUs)
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2012.
Photo Portugal Pedro Paulo Correia de Magalhães

Thesis: System-Level Simulation Framework for Heterogeneous Multi-Core Processing Structures
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2012.
Photo Portugal Emanuel Frederico Barreiros Castro da Silva

Thesis: Video-conference system based on open-source software
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2012.
Photo Portugal Paulo Sousa Paiva

Thesis: Multimedia terminal for digital television
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2012.
Photo Portugal Diogo Rafael Bento Carvalho

Thesis: Formula Student Racing Championship: design and implementation of an automatic localization and trajectory tracking system
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2012.
Photo Portugal Gustavo Paramos Merino Faria Encarnação

Thesis: Parallelization of DNA alignment algorithms using GPUs
MSc thesis, IST
May, 2012.
Photo Portugal João Pedro Soares Joyce

Thesis: Real-time processor reconfiguration: from high-performance to low power consumption
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2011.
Photo Portugal Paulo Fernandes Mendes

Thesis: Formula Student Racing Championship: design and implementation of the management and graphical interface of the telemetry system
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2011.
Photo Portugal António Manuel da Costa Rodrigues

Thesis: Software implementation of an MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264/AVC) video encoder for embedded systems
MSc thesis, IST
December, 2010.
Photo Angola Sílvio Fernandes Calunda

Thesis: Formula Student Racing Championship: implementation of the on-board video acquisition and encoding system
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2010.
Photo Brazil Gesner Orlandi Passos Junior

Thesis: Integrated Sytem for Automation of Anaesthesia
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2009.
Photo Portugal Ricardo João Pereira Pinto

Thesis: Distributed Video Processing
MSc thesis, IST
November, 2008.
Photo Portugal Nuno Carlos André Sebastião

Thesis: Motion Estimation Processor for Last Generation Mobile Devices
MSc thesis, IST
September, 2007.


Graduation Alumni:

Photo Portugal João Carlos Lucas Oliveira Castro

Thesis: Embeded System for Video Surveillance over Internet
Graduation thesis, IST
October, 2004.