Dr Leandro Navarro
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Department of Computer Architecture
Jordi Girona, 1-3, D6
ES - 08034 Barcelona
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Prof. Luís Manuel Antunes Veiga

Associate Professor

Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Portugal



Research Interests

distributed systems; virtualization; networking; cloud and grid computing; peer-to-peer systems; mobile middleware;

Short Bio

Luís Veiga is a (tenured) Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at IST/UTL. He has taught courses on Middleware for Distributed Internet Applications, Virtual Execution Environments and Cloud Computing and Virtualization. He is a Senior Researcher at INESC-ID, and Group Manager for the Distributed Systems Group. He has been an active participant in government and industry funded R&D projects and he is leading 2 research projects financed by FCT (Portuguese Science Foundation) on P2P cycle-sharing systems, and as local coordinator of 2 others in distributed virtual machines and multicore component programming. He coordinates locally the FP7 CloudForEurope project, participates in FP7 Timbus project on digital preservation and virtualization. His research interests include distributed systems, replication, virtualization technology and deployment, distributed garbage collection, middleware for mobility support, grid and peer-to-peer computing. He has 90 scientific publications (Best-paper at Middleware 2007, Best-Paper Award Runner Up at IEEE CloudCom 2013, and Best-Paper candidate nominee at IEEE CloudCom 2014) peer-reviewed scientific communications in workshops, conferences, book chapters, edited books, and journals since 2000. He was one of the General Chairs of ACM Middleware 2011, Track-Chair for CloudCom 2013 and Euro-Par 2014, and he has previously served in international conferences as member of program committee, proceedings editor (ACM Middleware 2012, EuroSys 2007, ACM PPPJ 2007 and 2008, and MobMid/M-MPAC Workshop at ACM Middleware 2008, 2009, and 2010) and as reviewer. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internet Services and Applicaitons (JISA), Springer, and International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (Inderscience). He is a member of the ACM Middleware Steering Committee. He was three times “Excellence in Teaching” IST mention recipient (2008, 2012, 2014), Best Senior Researcher at INESC-ID (2014) nominated (2013), Best Young Researcher at INESC-ID (2012) nominated (2010, 2011). He is a member of IEEE, ACM and EuroSys. He has served terms on CS Department Council, CS-PhD Coordination Commission, and University Assembly. He is a member of the Scientific Board of the MSc in Communication Networks and the Erasmus Mundus Master in Distributed Computing. He is a chair of the IEEE Computer Society Chapter, IEEE Section Portugal for 2014-2016.