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Instituto de Telecomunicações  
Instituto Superior Técnico
Universidade de Lisboa

Torre Norte, Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais
1049-001  Lisboa

Tel.: + 351   218418466
Fax.: + 351  218418472


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Interests and Research Areas

  • Statistical Signal/Image  Processing
  • Image Restoration (denoising, deblurring)
  • Image Segmentation
  • Optimization (nonsmooth, nonconvex, graph cuts)
  • Inverse Problems
  • Computed Imaging (SAR/SAS, ISAR/ISAS, InSAR/InSAS)
  • Applications in Medical Imaging and Remote Sensing
  • Weather Radar, Synthetic Aperture Radar/Sonar
  • Interferometric Radar/Sonar, Phase Unwrapping
  • Hyperspectral analysis (unmixing, classification, segmentation)
  • Ultrasound Medical Imaging

Academic Degrees (all from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon)

  • "Agregação"  in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2007)
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1995)
  • M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1991)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineer (1986)

Current positions

·         Full Professor (with "Agregação"),
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Instituto Superior Técnico

·         Senior Researcher, Pattern and Image Analysis Group, Instituto de Telecomunicações

Current courses taught at IST

Current and former MSc students (themes)


José Cordeiro

Contour estimation in ultrasound imaging, 1996

Elsa Susana

Analysis and interpretation of lidar returns, 1998

Tiago Silva

Interferometric SAR, 2001

Carlos Sousa

SAS simulation, 2003

Sandra Coelho

Surface temperature estimation from Meteosat Second Generation, 2006

Gonçalo Valadão

Multifrequency multibaseline interferometric SAR, M.Sc thesis, 2006

João Ferreira 

Maritime vessel monitoring using SAR data, 2009

Ricardo Cotilho

Colonic polyp detection from capsule endoscopy data, 2011

Filipe Condessa

Colonic polyp detection in wireless capsule endoscopy images using local approximation techniques, 2011

Ivo Ribeiro

 Pulse Compression in Radar Applications, co-advised by Antonio Moreira, 2013

Jorge Letão (vehicle and building detection from aerial imagery, 2014)
Miguel Goncalves (classification of vegetation types in military regions from aerial imagery, 2014)
José Lima

(analysis and classi cation of microelectrode signals acquired during deep brain stimulation surgeries, 2015)

Ana Oliveira sail and rig shape and from single images, 2016




Current and former PhD students (themes)

Paulo Marques

Moving target estimation in SAR and ISAR, Ph.D thesis

José Nascimento

Hyperspectral unmixing, Ph.D thesis

Gonçalo Valadão

Phase unwrapping, Ph.D thesis

Sónia Pelizzari

Oil spill segmentation/classification of  SAR data, Ph.D thesis

Janete Borges

Classification/segmentation of hyperspectral images, co-supervised
by André Marçal
Ph.D thesis

João Oliveira 

Blind deconvolution, co-supervised by Mário Figueiredo, Ph.D thesis

Jun Li

Hyperspectral image segmentation, co-supervised by Antonio Plaza,

Ph.D thesis

Marian Iordache

Hyperspectral unmixing of sparse sources, co-supervised by Antonio Plaza

Ph.D thesis

Marta Lopes

Hyperspectral imaging applied to quality control of contents of tablets,
co-supervised by Mário Figueiredo,  Ph.D thesis

Miguel Almeida

Source Separation of Phase-Locked Signals,  co-supervised by Ricardo Vigário

Ph.D thesis

Ehsan Zamanizadeh

Ocean acoustic tomography, co-supervised by João Pedro Gomes

Filipe Condessa Biomedical image classification/segmentation, co-supervised by Jelena Kovačević
PhD. thesis
Miguel Simões Blind image deconvolution, co-supervised by Luís Borges de Almeida
Gabriel Hernández Design and implementation of new methods for spatial preprocessing prior to spectral unmixing of remotely sensed hyperspectral data, co-supervised by  Antonio Plaza
Ph.D thesis
Hao Hongxing Interferometric phase estimation via sparse coding in the complex domain
Lina Zhuang Inverse problems in hyperspectral imaging
Joshin PK Interferometric Phase Image Estimation



Ongoing Collaborations

Mário Figueiredo (IST) optimization, imaging inverse problems
Vladimir Katkovnik (TUT) phase imaging, wave field inference
Antonio Plaza (UEX) hyperspectral unmixing, classification, and segmentation
Wing-Kin (Ken Ma) (CUHK) hyperspectral unmixing, matrix factorization
Jocelyn Chanussot (GIT) hyperspectral unmixig, hyperspectral image fusion/superresolution
Jean-Yves Tourneret (UT) Bayesian hyperspectral unmixig, multiband image superresolution
Nicolas Dobigeon (UT)
Bayesian hyperspectral unmixig, multiband image superresolution
Yonina Eldar (TIIT) covariance matrix estimation
Jun Li (SICAS) hyperspectral image classification and segmentation
Daniel Iordache (VITO) sparse regression based hyperspectral unmixing
Marcelo Pereyra (UB) Bayesian inference
Yoann Altmann (UE) MCMC methods in collaborative sparse regression
Qi Wei (UC) hyperspectral unmixig, hyperspectral image fusion/superresolution
Abderrahim Halimi (HWU) nonlienar hyperspectral unmixing

Current and former post-docs and visitors


Vladimir Katkovnik  
Ismael Aymerich
Ekaterina Carmina
Gabriel Hernández
Marta Lopes
José Nascimento
Marcelo Pereyra  
Mahdi Khodadadzadeh  
Sergio Barnebé  
Qi Wei  
Mark Berman  
Yi liu

Hongyan Zhang

Xi-Le Zhao

Claudia Paris

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    Last update: March, 2012.