Paulo Ferreira

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Phone +47-22852876
Room 10460
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 23B Ole-Johan Dahls hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1080 Blindern 0316 OSLO


Currently open PhD positions:

- Stipendiat – Informatics – Paulo Ferreira – F93 – 2019/3409

- Stipendiat – Informatics – Paulo Ferreira – 2019/3414


Course I teach in Spring 2019: Programming Ubiquitous Things (IN5600)


Some interesting current URLS:

- Special issue on The Future of Blockchains and its Applications 
Special issue on Ubiquitous Systems and its Applications


>>> Master Thesis Topics for 2018:


>>>Keywords: support for programming with replication, programming of mobile devices, concurrency/ parallelism, software security, algorithms for garbage collection, software adaptability.


Paulo Ferreira holds a PhD from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (1996) in Computer Science. His MSc (1992) and BSc (1988) are both from Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon) in Electrotechnical Engineering. He holds the “agregação” since November 2009 from the same University.

He has published, as author or co-author, more than 120 articles in international journals and conferences, 1 scientific book, 11 book chapters, a pedagogical book (with 3 editions, being one in Brazil), serves on various program committees (e.g. Middleware, ICDCS, DAIS, etc.), served as an expert to the European Union for assessment of projects proposals under the 7th Framework Program, led more than 15 research projects, was one of the founders and board officer of EuroSys (ACM - European Chapter of the Special Interest Group on Operating Systems) being currently member of the Steering Committee; he is also a member of the Steering Committee of the ACM/IFIP/Usenix Middleware and ACM/IFIP/Usenix Adaptive and Reflective Middleware (ARM). He is currently member of the editorial board of the Springer Journal of Internet Services and Applications

He is senior member of ACM and IEEE, was awarded two Best Paper Awards at international events (ACM/IFIP/Usenix Middleware Conference, level A in both CORE and RADIST rankings), 1 Recognition of Service Award from ACM, his PhD thesis was top ranked at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, and in the academic years of 2010/2011 (2nd semester) and 2013/14 (1st semester) he was awarded the mention of “excellent teaching” at the University of Lisbon in the courses of Mobile Computing (MSc, 1st year) and Operating Systems (BSc, 2nd year), respectively.


>>>Thesis Supervision



  • Ferreira, Paulo (ed.) (2018). Proceedings of the 19th International Middleware Conference. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).  ISBN 978-1-4503-5702-9.  299 s.
  • Ferreira, Paulo & Bruno, Rodrigo (2018). Live Migration and Garbage Collection for Big Data Java Applications.
  • Ferreira, Paulo (2018). Foreword for the 19th ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware Conference, In Paulo Ferreira (ed.),  Proceedings of the 19th International Middleware Conference.  Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).  ISBN 978-1-4503-5702-9.  Foreword.  s 1 - 3
Published Aug. 22, 2018 5:10 PM - Last modified Mar. 18, 2019 11:08 AM