Susana Nascimento

Assistant Professor

Knowledge-Based Systems

Country: Portugal

Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, UNL


Phone: 10713

Susana Nascimento is Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science of NOVA School of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa since September 2003, and a researcher of the Knowledge Base Systems group of NOVA LINCS. From 1999 to 2002 she was a teaching assistant in the Faculty of Psychology of Universidade de Lisboa in the group of Statistics and Data Analysis. She holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering (1989) and a PhD in Computer Science (2002) both from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Susana Nascimento main research topics according to the world-wide Association for Computing Machinery Computing Classification System (ACM-CCS) are: (i) Data Mining; (ii) Unsupervised learning and clustering. Her main research is oriented towards the development of clustering methods providing more flexible algorithms with special attention on the interpretability of clustering results in real-world applications. She has been PI of two national FCT projects and participated in several national and international projects. Held short-term research visits to DIMACS Rutgers University (USA) (1998,1999) and Birkbeck College London (2010,2015). Has been co-chairing special sessions in the IDEAL conference (2020-2023). Google Scholar: