INESC TEC and University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Senior Researcher and Assistant Professor with Habilitation
Hugo Paredes received B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, in 2000 and 2008, and the Habilitation title from the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal in 2016. He was software engineer at SiBS, S.A. and software consultant at Novabase Outsourcing, S.A. Since 2003, he has been at UTAD, where he is currently Assistant Professor with Habilitation, lecturing on systems integration and distributed systems. Currently he is vice-director of the Masters in Computer Science and in Accessibility and Rehabilitation and Engineering. He is a Senior Researcher at Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science – INESC TEC – and leader of the “Information Technologies, Virtual Environments and Accessibility” research group at INESC TEC UTAD Pole. His main research interests are in the domain of Human Computer Interaction, including Collaboration and Accessibility topics. He is a member of the J.UCS board of editors, was guest editor of three Special Issues in journals indexed by the Journal Citation Reports and collaborates with the steering committee of the DSAI International Conference. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications, including refereed journals, book chapters and conference papers. He is one of the inventors of a granted patent and a patent pending request. He participated in thirteen national projects and three international projects, eight of them with public funding and six with private funding.