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We are hiring:

NOVA LINCS Computer Systems Group recruting Multiple Post Docs. For more information please send an e-mail to me.

  • PostDoc for the project NG-STORAGE. More information here.

Students

Current PhD. Students:

Pedro Ákos Costa
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
[ Homepage ]
PhD Topic: Support General Purpose Computations on Edge Computing Environments & Wireless Environments.

Guilherme Borges
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present (As co-advisor with Bernardo Ferreira)
[ Homepage ]
PhD Topic: Distributed Secure Computations leveraging Trusted Hardware.

Pedro Fouto
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present (Co-advised with Nuno Preguiça)
[ Homepage ]
PhD Topic: Partial and Dynamic Replication for Large-Scale Edge Storage Systems.

Albert van der Linde
FCT - UNL, 2015-Present (Co-advised with Nuno Preguiça)
[ Homepage ]
PhD Topic: Large-Scale Storage Systems with Client Support (tentative).

Filipe Freitas
FCT - UNL, 2014-Present (Co-advised with Rodrigo Rodrigues)
[ Homepage ]
PhD Topic: Consistency in Geo-Replicated Systems.

Current MSc. Students:

Khrystyna Fedyuk
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present (Co-advised with Maria Cecília Gomes)
Research Topic: A Middleware Support to enable Dynamic Micro-Services in the Edge.

Paulo Ricardo Moita
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
Research Topic: Modular and Adaptive Key-Value Storage Systems.

Miguel Almeida
FCT - UNL & Create IT, 2018-Present (As co-advisor, Advisor: António Brisson (Create IT))
Research Topic: Análise de Dados de Atividade de Clientes para Previsão do Nível de Envolvimento.

João Carvalho
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
Research Topic: Self-Organising Networks and Dissemination Algorithms for the Block-Chain.

Paulo Dias
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
Research Topic: Tree-based Decentralized and Robust Causal Dissemination.

Álvaro Santos
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present (As co-advisor, Advisor: João Costa Seco).
Research Topic: Distributed Live Programs as Distributed Live Data

Pedro Cabaço
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present (Co-advised with João Costa Seco).
Research Topic: Frameworks and Support for Highly Interactive Mobile Games.

Miguel Cordeiro
FCT - UNL, 2017-Present (Co-advised with Vitor Duarte)
Research Topic: Improving Distributed Caching Infrastuctures.

Rodrigo Graças
FCT - UNL & Feedzai SA, 2017-Present (Co-advised with João Costa Seco)
Research Topic: Measuring the Load Performance of a Complex Web Application

Vasco Coelho
FCT - UNL, 2017-Present (As Co-Advisor. Advisor: Vitor Duarte)
Research Topic: Improving Memory Management in Distributed Caching Systems.

André Lameirinhas
FCT - UNL, 2017-Present (As Co-Advisor. Advisor: Maria Cecília Gomes. Co-Advisor: Vitor Duarte))
Research Topic: Dynamic Distributed Monitoring in Microservice Architectures.

Current BSc. Students:

André Rosa
FCT - UNL, 2017-Present
Research Topic: Broadcast protocols in Wireless Ad hoc Network using Commodity Devices.

Pedro Silvestre
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
Research Topic: Data synchronization in Wireless Ad hoc Networks using Commodity Devices.

Filipe Medeiros
FCT - UNL, 2018-Present
[ Homepage ]
Research Topic: Combining Iterative Overlay Optimizations with Emerging Tree Topologies.

Past Post Docs:

Bernardo Ferreira
FCT - UNL, 2017-2018
Research Field: Security and Privacy in Distributed Systems. Emphasis on using new hardware abstractions in the context of cloud based systems.
Check Bernardo's homepage here

Past Msc. Students:

André Carrusca
FCT - UNL, 2017-2018 (As Co-Advisor. Advisor: Maria Cecília Gomes)
MsC Thesis: Gestão de micro-serviços na Cloud e Edge (in Portuguese).
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

Gonçalo Tomás
FCT - UNL, 2016-2018
[ Personal Homepage ]
MsC Thesis: FMKe: A realistic benchmark for key-value stores.
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

Pedro Ákos Costa
FCT - UNL, 2017-2018
[ Homepage ]
MsC Thesis: Practical Aggregation in the Edge.
Final Grade: 20 out of 20.

António Silva
FCT - UNL & Unbabel, 2017-2018 (As Co-advisor. Advisor: João Costa Seco and Marcelo Lebre (Unbabel))
MsC Thesis: Localização e tradução automática em plataformas mobile (in Portuguese).
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

Miguel Madeira
FCT - UNL, 2017-2018 (As Co-Advisor. Advisor: Bernardo Ferreira)
MsC Thesis: Towards more Secure and Efficient Password Databases.
Final Grade: 15 out of 20.

Francisco Magalhães
FCT - UNL, 2017-2018
MsC Thesis: Membership Service for Large-Scale Edge Systems.
Final Grade: 17 out of 20.

Manuel Cruz
FCT - UNL & DNS.PT, 2017-2018 (As Co-Advisor with José Legatheaux Martins and Eduardo Duarte (DNS.PT))
MsC Thesis: Understanding and evaluating the Behaviour of DNS resolvers.
Final Grade: 16 out of 20.

Pedro Fouto
FCT - UNL, 2016-2018 (Co-advised with Nuno Preguiça)
MsC Thesis: A Novel Causally Consistent Replication Protocol with Partial Geo-Replication.
Final Grade: 19 out of 20.

Filipe Luis
FCT - UNL, 2016-2018
MsC Topic: Distributed, Descentralized and Scalable Coordination Primitives.
Final Grade: 17 out of 20.

Francisco Fernandes
FCT - UNL, 2016-2017
MsC Thesis: Improving Web-Caching Systems with Transparent Client Support.
Final Grade: 16 out of 20.

José Venâncio
FCT - UNL, 2016-2017 (Co-advised with João Leite and Teresa Romão)
MsC Thesis: A Tool for Online Debates.
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

Flávio Fernandes
FCT - UNL, 2015-2016
MsC Thesis: LHView: Location Aware Hybrid Partial View.
Final Grade: 16 out of 20.

Pedro Durães
FCT - UNL, 2015-2016 (Co-advised with Nuno Preguiça)
MsC Thesis: "Integration of Browser-to-Browser Architectures with Third Party Legacy Cloud Storage.
Final Grade: 17 out of 20.

Tiago Costa
FCT - UNL, 2015-2016
MsC Thesis: Access Control in Weakly Consistent Systems.
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

André Sampaio
FCT - UNL, 2015-2016
MsC Thesis: Resource Sharing and Search in Partially Decentralized Mobile Networks.
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

David Lopes
FCT - UNL, 2014-2016 (Co-advised with Rodrigo Rodrigues)
MsC Thesis: WEAQL: Scaling Relational Databases through Weak Consistency.
Final Grade: 18 out of 20.

Natacha P. Leitão
FC - UL, 2013-2015 (Co-advised with Francisco Couto)
[ Homepage ]
MsC Topic: Scalable, Precise, and High-Coverage Genomics Mapping.
[ Publications: ]
LLC-GNUMAP: Scalable, Precise, and High-Coverage Genomics Mapping. (Extended Abstract)
Natacha P. Leitão, João Leitão, and Francisco Couto.
Bioinformatics Open Days, Universidade do Minho Braga, Portugal, February, 2014.

Albert van der Linde
FCT - UNL, 2014-2015 (Co-advised with Nuno Preguiça)
[ Homepage ]
[ Publications: ]
Enriching Web Applications With Browser-to-Browser Communication
Albert van der Linde
Master Thesis, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2015.

Final Grade: 19 out of 20.

Mauro Silva
IST - UTL, 2011-2012 (Co-advised with Carlos Ribeiro)
[ Publications: ]
MobUser: A new user-centric publish-subscribe service for mobile devices
Mauro André Mendes Silva
Master Thesis, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisnoa, 2012.


MobUser: publish-subscribe communication for mobile nodes
Mauro Silva, João Leitão, and Carlos Ribeiro
18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Singapore, December 17-19, 2012.

Past BSc. Students:

Pedro Fouto
FCT - UNL, 2015-2016 (in collaboration with Nuno Preguiça)
Research Topic: Multiplayer Games in Browser-to-Browser Web Platforms.

Past Collaborators:

João Pedro Marques
Project: PeerVibes - Protocol Development

Pedro Pedrosa
Project: PeerVibes - Application Development

Pedro Ribeiro
Project: PeerVibes - Protocol Evaluation
[Homepage]

Miguel Branco
Project: PeerVibes - Deployment and Evaluation
[Homepage]

Diogo Mónica
Advisors: Carlos Ribeiro and Luís Rodrigues
Topic: Thwarting the Sybil Attack in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
[Homepage]

João Ferreira
Advisors: Luís Rodrigues
Topic: Autonomic Performance Management in OSGi based Applications
[Homepage]