João Magalhães

Associate Professor

Multimodal Systems

Country: Portugal

Affiliation: Universidade Nova de Lisboa



João Magalhães is an Integrated Researcher of the Multimodal Systems group at NOVA LINCS and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science at FCT/UNL. His research interests tackle the different challenges of Web and Information Search: semantic multimedia analysis, information retrieval models, temporal aspects of information and systems scalability. Recently, his research is focused on the temporal analysis of multimedia streams in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University, BBC R&D, the Lisbon City Council and the Hospital D. Estefânia. His research has been supported by industry research awards and research funding from H2020 EU-ICT, Portugal-USA FCT/MCTES and QREN programmes. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Imperial College London, UK and has co-authored more than 50 publications in journals, conferences and books. He received the ACM CIVR 2007 Best Paper Award and the Ordem dos Engenheiros – Young Engineer Award in 2002.

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