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Research interests

Knowledge Discovery, Complex systems, Education, Geopolitics and R&I dissemination results.

Researcher/coordinator of multiple European Union R&D projects and ESA - European Space Agency projects.

Education/Academic qualification

Electrical Engineering, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

External positions

President of the management board, EPL - European Project Leaders’ Network Society

31 Mar 2015 → …


  • L Education (General)
  • Q Science (General)
  • U Military Science (General)
  • Geopolitics
  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

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Research Output at NOVA 1996 2018

5 Citations (Scopus)

Indoor temperature prediction in an IoT scenario

Monteiro, P. L., Zanin, M., Ruiz, E. M., Pimentão, J. & Sousa, P. A. D. C., 1 Nov 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 11, 3610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Costs and Cost Analysis
Equipment and Supplies

Data Fusion of Georeferenced Events for Detection of Hazardous Areas

Onofre, S., Gomes, J., Pimentao, J. P. & Sousa, P. A., 2017, p. 81-89. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access

Smart sensor data acquisition in trains

Pereira, A., Pimentão, J. P., Sousa, P. & Onofre, S., 15 Dec 2017, Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 5598-5603 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Smart Sensors
Smart sensors
Data Acquisition
Data acquisition
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biometric access control systems: A review on technologies to improve their efficiency

Duarte, T., Pimentao, J. P., Sousa, P. & Onofre, S., 21 Nov 2016, Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, PEMC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 795-800 6 p. 7752095

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Access Control
Access control
Control System
59 Citations (Scopus)

Combining complex networks and data mining: Why and how

Zanin, M., Papo, D., Sousa, P. A., Menasalvas, E., Nicchi, A., Kubik, E. & Boccaletti, S., 27 May 2016, In : Physics Reports. 635, p. 1-44 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

data mining
Complex networks
Data mining
Circuit theory
network analysis