Education: PhD or Doctorate
Affiliation: Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto
Domain of Research: Machine Vision,Intelligent Systems,Communication,Software Engineering and Quality,Biometrics,Cloud Computing,Computer Vision,Cryptography,Distributed Systems,Dynamic programming,Health care Systems,High Performance Computing,Image Processing and Analysis,Image Processing,Information Retrieval,Medical Diagnosis,Segmentation Techniques,Systems Architectures,Web Services and Performance,Web-based Learning Communities,Wireless/ Mobile Applications
Biography: Ricardo Vardasca received the B.Sc. degree in Information Technology from the University of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, and the B.Sc. and ‘Licenciate’ degrees in computer engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal, in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree in Medical Informatics from the University of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, in 2010. Both British academic degrees are registered and recognised in Portugal by the University of Porto. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Lecturer with the Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan. From 2009 to 2011, he was a Lecturer with the Department of Computer Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, where he started as an Assistant Professor and later Invited Associated Professor. From September 2011 to August 2012 he has been involved in the research on ambient assisted living technologies at the School of Engineering at University of Minho. In June 2012 returned to the University of Glamorgan as Visiting Fellow at Medical Imaging Research Unit, Faculty of Advanced Technology. Since January 2013 he joined the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto researching in clinical thermography and mobile biometrics. Co-chair of the EAT2012 conference at Porto, from 5th to 8th September 2012. Member of the Editorial Board of Thermology International, International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications and COMPUSOFT - International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology. Reviewer of IJACSA, Infrared Physics and Technology Journal and PLOS ONE. Board member of the European Association of Thermology, associate member of the British Computer Society (Health Informatics group), honorary vitalicious member of the Brazilian Association of Thermology, ordinary member of the Royal Photographic Society (Imaging Science group), Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine and Portuguese Association of Medical Informatics.