João L. Vilaça
Associated Work Package
João L. Vilaça has a PhD in Industrial Electronics from the University of Minho. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in IPCA and the coordinator of 2Ai laboratory. Since 2021, João is the Pro-President for Research & Development at IPCA.
His daily efforts towards challenge-driven research, targeting medical engineering. He participated in several scientific projects, 10 as PI, with total funding higher than €4 million. He has given over 10 invited talks and > 40 conference presentations. He found and co-chair the IEEE SeGAH conference. João has already performed three technology transfers.
More than 80 students have obtained the degree under his supervision, including PhD, master and undergraduate degrees. Currently, he is supervising 15 and 8 PhD students. He also supervised four post-doctoral researchers.