Victor Manuel Rodrigues AlvesVictor Manuel Rodrigues Alves
From 2015 to Present
Assistant Professor (Professor Auxiliar) at Escola de Engenharia da Universidade do Minho
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Victor Alves is Assistant Professor of the Department of Informatics, School of Engineering, University of Minho. He got his PhD in Computer Science in 2002.He teaches and taught several curricular units in the topics of Programing Paradigms , Medical Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering, Intelligent Systems, Medical Imaging Informatics, Informatic
Engineering Projects in different and related fields of Computer Engineering.His main expertise lies in the Medical Imaging Informatics field, mainly in modeling of the imaging modalities and their interpretation by synergistic human-machine methods for clinical benefits and applications not only in the computer-aided diagnosis/detection research context but in the broader context of ambient intelligence.He has always prioritized work in scientific R&D groups geared towards application in industrial domains and medical services. He has participated in several of publicly funded projects through FCT, the European Community or through the provision of services to the Community. He is one of the authors publicly available applications such as MVFG a Multi-format Video Frame Grabber (An ImageJ Plugin); MIVbox a device for acquisition, Processing and Diffusion of Endoscopy Procedures Results; MIVprocessing/MIVarchive/MIVstream/MIVstation Software applications for processing, diffusion, archiving and streaming of endoscopy videos; BrainCAT a tool for automated and combined functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging brain connectivity analysis.He was the IT responsible of the MyEndoscopy module of project DoIT financed by the “Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER) através do Programa Operacional Fatores de Competitividade (POFC)”.He is former Associate Director of the CCTC-Center for Computer Science and Technology (2013-2015). He supervised 2 PhDs and 45 MSc students. He supervises now 4 PhD, 17 MSc and 1 post-Doc students. He has 63 indexed (ISI, Scopus, DBLP, ACM). publications in books, book chapters, journals and proceedings of international and national conferences, with more than 900 citations from authors from all over the world. These publication were the result of research activities in collaboration with researchers of several international entities such as: Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland; Support Center for Advanced Neuroimaging – Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland; Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, PO Box 282602, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands; Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands; Laboratory of Neuroimaging and Neuroscience (LANEN), INECOFoundation Rosario, Rosario, Argentina; Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience (LPEN), Institute of Translational and Cognitive Neuroscience (INCyT), INECO Foundation, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina; National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Buenos Aires, Argentina; Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia; Department of Psychology, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile; Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Australian Research Council (ACR), Sydney, Australia. He worked also with researchers of several national entities such as: Department of Chemistry, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia,University of Évora; Peek Health S.A.; Information Systems Dep., Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa E.P.E., Penafiel; Tlantic Portugal SI, S.A Porto; Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga; Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra.