Ana Cláudia Teodoro

PhD, Master and Engineering degree in Geomatics from the Faculty of Science, University of Porto (FCUP), respectively in 2007, 2001 and 1998. She was professor at the Applied Mathematics Department of FCUP between 1999 and 2010. Since 2010 is an assistant professor at the Dep. of Geosciences, Environment and Land Planning at FCUP, where she teaches several courses from the geomatics area (Topography, Cartography, Remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)). She was a researcher at the Research Centre of Geo-Spatial Sciences between 1998 and 2014 and since 2015 she is a researcher at the Institute of Earth Sciences. Her research activity involves the areas of remote sensing, image processing, GIS, and environmental applications.

Joana Fernandes

She was born in Fresulfe, Vinhais (Bragança), Portugal. She holds a first degree in Surveying Engineering by the University of Porto (UP), an MSc and a PhD. in Remote Sensing by the University of London. She is a member of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Environmental and Marine Research. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Dep. of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Planning, at the Faculty of Sciences of UP (FCUP). She is the director of the FCUP PhD program in Surveying Engineering. Her research interests include remote sensing, in particular satellite altimetry.

José Alberto Gonçalves

Doutorado em Fotogrametria pelo University Collge London. É professor auxiliar da Faculdade de Ciências do Porto desde 2001, e atualmente diretor do mestrado em Eng. Geográfica onde leciona unidades curriculares nas áreas de Fotogrametria e Produção Cartográfica, para além de Sistemas de Informação Geográfica neste e noutros cursos. É investigador no CIIMAR (Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar Marinha e Ambiental, no grupo de Dinâmica Costeira e Oceânica. Tem como principal interesse de investigação a extração de informação geográfica a partir de imagens aéreas, em particular para monitorização costeira.

Mário Cunha

Was born in Grimancelos (Barcelos) Portugal. He received the degree in agronomic engineering from UTAD, Portugal and the Ph.D. degrees in Agrarian Sciences from the University of Porto (FCUP), Portugal. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Dep. of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Planning, FCUP and group leader of the remote sensing based vegetation monitoring at the Geo-Space Sciences Research Centre (CICGE). His research interests include various topics in remote sensing, agricultural engineering, crop modelling, agronomy and environment.

Lia Duarte

Master and Engineering degree in Geomatics from the Faculty of Science, University of Porto (FCUP), respectively in 2011 and 2009. Currently, she is a PhD student in Geomatics. Since October 2011 she is an invited assistant at the Department of Geosciences, Environment and Land Planning at FCUP, where teaches several courses from the Geomatics area, Topography, Applied Topography, Cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geographic Information Fundamentals. She belonged to the Research Centre of Geo-Spatial Sciences until 2014 and since 2015 she is a researcher at the Institute of Earth Sciences (ICT). She works with GIS open source applications.

Neftalí Sillero

PhD in Geography from the University of Leon, and Master and Bachelor in Biology from the University of Salamanca, respectively in 2006, 2002 and 1998. He is Chairman of Mapping Committee of the Societas Herpetologica Europaea since 2007. Since 2007 is researcher at the Research Center for Geo-Spatial Sciences (CICGE). His research focuses on the analysis of spatial distribution patterns, using mainly amphibians and reptiles as study models. His main research tools are GIS, remote sensing, ecological niche modelling, and spatial statistics.

Rui Moura

Doutorado em Geociências (Geofísica aplicada) pela Universidade de Aveiro. Em 1994 ingressou no Departamento de Geologia da Universidade do Porto (actualmente Departamento de Geociências Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território) onde leciona e é responsável por unidades curriculares nas áreas da prospecção geofísica, topografia, riscos naturais, geologia de engenharia, monitorização, geologia ambiental e hidrogeologia. É investigador da “ICT - Instituto das Ciências da Terra” no Grupo de Riscos onde desenvolve trabalhos no âmbito da riscos naturais, prospecção geofísica e geofísica aérea.

Luís Gonçalves Seco

PhD in Geoinformatics by University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain (2007). Since 2007 he is Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Maia (ISMAI) and currently the degree programme director of BSc in Computer Science where he teaches several courses in the areas of software development and GIS. He is researcher at CICGE (Research Centre for Geo-Spatial Sciences). His research focuses on 3D technology using LiDAR sensors which has been developing several research projects related to topography, forest management, fire hazard, biology and archeology.

Gil Lopes

PhD in Automation and Robotics in industrial welding by Cranfield University in England (2006), where he did a 2 year post-doc in the field of automation in industrial laser welding. Since 2007 he is a lecturer at the University Institute of Maia in technological areas. From 2008 to 2013 he was na Assistant Researcher at the University of Minho, in the Department of Industrial Electronics, doing research and development of mobile autonomous robots using artificial vision. In the same department he has been lecturing since 2013 in technology related courses. He has supervised more than 30 master's degrees and 2 PhDs, having been involved in several financed projects, both as principal investigator and collaborator.