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About Me

Research Interests

Distributed systems, Virtual machines, Cloud and Grid computing, Data replication, Garbage collection, Peer-to-peer systems, Mobile middleware

Teaching (Undergraduate)

  • Virtual Execution Environments (AVExe) at MEIC-Alameda
    • Virtual Machine principles, tecnhiques and implementations; System and Application-level VMs. Distributed and parallel deployments; Virtual clustering and migration; Case-studies: VMWare GSX/ESX, IBM Jikes Java RVM, VMWare Virtual Center, Dynamo-RIO, FX!32.
  • Middleware for Distributed Systems (PADI) at MEIC-Tagus/METI
  • Operating Systems

Teaching (Graduate)

  • Advanced Virtualization Techniques (TAVM) at PhD (DEIC)
  • Outreach and Teaching Skills at PhD (DEIC)
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Recent News and Results

Publications

Updated publication list at INESC-ID Database

Publications at DBLP (partial)
Publications at Google Scholar
Publications at ResearchGate (partial)
Publications at Microsoft Academic Search (partial)

Profile at ORCID
Profile at ResearcherID
Profile at Scopus

List of representative publications (to be updated)

Projects

CloudForEurope, EU FP7 (Local Coordinator@INESC-ID)
PROSOPON, FCT (Coordinator)
TIMBUS, EU FP7 (PhD Team Member@INESC-ID)
Synergy, FCT (Local Coordinator@INESC-ID)
RepComp, FCT (Local Coordinator@INESC-ID)
GINGER, FCT (Coordinator)

Students

PhD Students (as Single/Main Supervisor):

  • Pradeeban Kathiravelu. A Software-Defined Networking based Approach for Load Balancing and Policy Control in the Hybrid Clouds. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (started 2014).

  • Leila Sharifi. Energy-Aware Resource Management in Community Clouds. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa / UPC - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Joint Supervision by Felix Freitag, UPC) (started 2013).

  • Sérgio Ricardo de Oliveira Esteves. Quality-driven Data Consistency and Dataflow models for Data Intensive Computing in Clouds. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (started 2012).

  • José Manuel de Campos Lages Garcia Simão. Economics-inspired Adaptive Resource Allocation and Scheduling for Cloud Environments, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, (defended April 2015, with Merit and Distinction).

  • João Nuno de Oliveira e Silva. New Environments for Parallel Computing and Simulations. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, (defended December 2011, with Merit and Distinction).

PhD Students (as Co-Supervisor):

  • André Filipe Pessoa Negrão. Cloud Aware Resource Provisioning and Consistency Management for Distributed Interactive Applications. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (Co-Supervisor with Paulo Ferreira, IST) (started 2011).

MSc Students

Complete List of Supervisions available here

Ongoing MSc Supervisions (as Single/Main Supervisor):

  • Alexandre Filipe Alves Tobias Campos, HBase++, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Daniel Gomes Fonseca Caixinha, Adaptive Software Defined Networking, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • David Miguel dos Santos Dias, browserCloudJS, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Duarte Tovar de Carvalho Patrício. GC-VM-BigData: Garbage Collection Optimization for JVM running Big Data Workloads, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Gonçalo João Curado Avelar. GreenBrowsing, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Rodrigo Tavares Fernandes. Green-Cloud: Economics-inspired Scheduling, Energy and Resource Management in Cloud Infrastructures, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.

Service

Quick Links

18th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering 2015 (Program Chair with Christian Plessl and Guojing Cong)


INFORUM 2015 (Program Chair with Ricardo Rocha, University of Porto)







ACM/IFIP/Usenix Middleware 2013 Conference
IEEE CloudCom 2013 Conference
INFORUM 2013 Symposium

Editorships

  • M-MPAC 2010 Middleware Workshop (sponsored by MiNEMA, co-located with ACM/IFIP/USENIX 10th International Middleware Conference); Luís Veiga, Sotirios Terzis (Eds.), Dec. 2010, ACM.
  • M-MPAC 2009 Middleware Workshop (sponsored by MiNEMA, co-located with ACM/IFIP/USENIX 10th International Middleware Conference); Sotirios Terzis, Oriana Riva, Luís Veiga (Eds.), Dec. 2009, ACM.
  • MobMid 2008 - Mobile Middleware: Embracing the Personal Communication Device (sponsored by MiNEMA, co-located with ACM/IFIP/USENIX 9th International Middleware Conference); Oriana Riva, Luís Veiga (Eds.), Dec. 2008, ACM.
  • International Symposium on Principles and Practice of Programming in Java; Luís Veiga, Vasco Amaral, Nigel Horspool, Giacomo Cabri (Eds.), Sep. 2008, ACM.
  • International Symposium on Principles and Practice of Programming in Java; Vasco Amaral, Luís Marcelino, Luís Veiga, H. Conrad Cunningham (Eds.), Sep. 2007, ACM.
  • ACM EuroSys Conference, Paulo Ferreira, Thomas R. Gross, Luís Veiga (Eds.), Mar. 2007, ACM.

Activities / Committees

Updated list of Activities

Awards / Mentions

  • Best Paper Award Runner up for Flexible SLAs in the Cloud with Partial Utility-driven Scheduling; Jose Simao and Luís Veiga at IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2013).
  • Best Paper Award for Vector-Field Consistency for Ad-hoc Gaming; Nuno Santos, Luís Veiga, Paulo Ferreira at ACM/IFIP/Usenix Middleware 2007.
  • Excellence result in teaching at IST mention for 2008 (Top-11 instructor/course overall gathered from student-filled inquiries).
  • Nominations for Best paper award
    • Object-Swapping for Resource-Constrained Devices; Luís Veiga, Paulo Ferreira at 5th Int. Workshop on Mobile Distributed Computing (MDC'07), ICDCS Workshops 2007.
    • Extending .NET Remoting with Distributed Garbage Collection; Paulo Pereira, Luís Veiga, Paulo Ferreira at 2nd International Conference on Innovative Views of .Net, 2006.

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