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2017

1. Portuguese industry boosts competiviveness with new collaborations in Paris Air Show
2. CISTER is partner of the newly approved 48MEuros K2 Digital Mobility Project
3. CISTER participates in the Portuguese Agenda for Science and Innovation in Cyber-Physical Systems
4. Porto with enhanced IoT/Embedded ecosystem
5. ECRTS conference sees strong CISTER presence in Dubrovnik
6. Invited Talk at Safety Critical Systems Workshop
7. WFCS program committee co-chaired by CISTER researcher
8. RTSS 2017 TPC Meeting in Paris
9. A new collaboration between CTU Prague and CISTER
10. Book on Robot Operating System tops Springer List

July

1.CISTER Celebrates 20 Years
2.Digitalization of the European Industry: the start of the EU Project Productive 4.0
3.Start of European Project SCOTT: Building Trust in the Internet of Things
4.CISTER Leads Dependable Wireless Technologies for Aeronautics
5.The Arrowhead Project on IoT Automation Concludes in Style
6.Congratulations Hazem Ali for your PhD!!!
7.Innovation for Safe and Secure Highly Automated and Autonomous Systems
8.New Book on Operating Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
9.Distinguished Seminars by Scientists from TNO and Max Planck Institute

May

1.CISTER Celebrates 20 Years
2.Digitalization of the European Industry: the start of the EU Project Productive 4.0
3.Start of European Project SCOTT: Building Trust in the Internet of Things
4.CISTER Leads Dependable Wireless Technologies for Aeronautics
5.The Arrowhead Project on IoT Automation Concludes in Style
6.Congratulations Hazem Ali for your PhD!!!
7.Innovation for Safe and Secure Highly Automated and Autonomous Systems
8.New Book on Operating Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
9.Distinguished Seminars by Scientists from TNO and Max Planck Institute

March

1. Happy New 2017
2. CISTER fosters stronger relationship with former researchers
3.CISTER Participation in ECSEL project, Productive 4.0
4.Results of P-SOCRATES project presented in Stockholm
5. Book on IoT Automation
6.Next ENABLE-S3 General Assembly at CISTER
7.PEMAS visits CISTER
8. Artemis/ECSEL Brokerage event
9.New research student call

January

2016

1. Industry Experts gather in Porto for P-SOCRATES Industrial Workshop
2. RTSS2016 - a huge success
3. ENABLE-S3 General Assembly in Madrid
4. CIWORK 2016
5. Visit of collaborator from Universidad Carlos III Madrid
6. PC meeting of RTAS’17 organized in CISTER

December

1. KhronoSim Project Kicks Off
2. Mantis Reaches First Milestone
3. Arrowhead Project is Coming To A Successful End
4. ISO/IEC JCT 1/WG7 Meeting Held in China
5. ICT Proposers Day 2016
6. CISTER Successful in ECSEL Call
7. CISTER Researcher Program Co-Chair at RTCSA
8. CISTER Researcher Program Co-Chair at RTNS
9. New Visiting PhD Student at CISTER
10. The Return of a Past Member and Other CISTER Graduates Moving On
11. Another Season of the Periodic Seminar Series Begins
 

October

1. DSGrid kick-off meeting held
2. Portuguese Railway Platform initiative - Meeting with Evoleo
3. The EnerGAware project - Serious Games for Energy Efficiency
4. CISTER participates in European roadmap in High-Performance Embedded Computing
5. P-SOCRATES technical meeting held
6. ECSEL ENABLE-S3 technical meeting held
7. RTSS 2016 is around the corner
8. Another successful PhD defense
9. Book on Memory controllers for Mixed-Time-Criticality Systems
10. CISTER participates in Ciência 2016
11. CISTER PhD students complete internships abroad
12. Another international researcher joins CISTER
13. CISTER hosted another distinguished seminar
14. CISTER participates in the 16th INESC-TEC’s Football Tournament
15. Visit of collaborator from ONERA

July

1. Final review of CONCERTO project
2. Initiatives for cooperation: The Smart Anything Everywhere initiative and the Advanced Computing and CPS Collaboration Workshop
3. ECSEL ENABLE-S3 kick-off meeting held
4. CISTER researchers achieve outstanding results in ECRTS conference
5. TACLe Summer School 2016
6. CISTER researcher co-chairs ADA-Europe
7. Visit of collaborator from Mälardalen University

June

1. PT2020 proposal DSGrid accepted
2. CISTER in collaboration with EMBRAER
3. CISTER participates in ECSEL call
4. GMV visits CISTER
5. Arrowhead Project progresses
6. CISTER researcher invited lecturer at FCUP
7. CISTER Researcher invited speaker at conference
8. Visit of collaborators from Lulea University of Technology

May

1. Kick Off meeting of ECSEL project SafeCOP
2. CISTER-led HiPEAC CSW thematic session
3.  Review meeting of DEWI
4. ECSEL/Artemis-IA Spring Event
5. High participation of CISTER in H2020 calls
6. CISTER European Project presented to European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
7. Another successful PhD defense
8. Multifaceted participation at CPS Week 2016
9. Two international PhD students join CISTER
10. CISTER hosted two distinguished seminars
11. ACM SIGBED meeting in Vienna
12. Visit to CISTER by the Dean of the Faculty of Creative Industries

April

1. Visit to CISTER by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
2. P-SOCRATES showcases results to the industrial advisory board
3. Collaboration between Arrowhead and MANTIS ECSEL projects
4. CISTER successful in ITEA call
5. CISTER hosts ISO/IEC working group meeting
6. Visitors at the Centre

March

1. Celebrating 4 years of CISTER facilities
2. CISTER to host RTSS 2016
3. CISTER Participation in European Projects
4. CISTER-led European Project meets at HiPEAC 2016
5. New Initiatives
6. Multiple PhDs from CISTER’s ranks
7. CISTER hosted two distinguished seminars

February

1. CISTER keeps international leadership in real-time and embedded systems
2. Successful finish of CarCoDe project
3. Multiple PhDs from CISTER’s ranks
4. CISTER researcher organizes lectures in Lulea University of Technology
5. Awards and recognition at conferences
6. CISTER signs MoU with Embraer
7. CiWork 2015
8. Successful results in ECSEL call
9. CISTER hosts last TACLe COST Action Meeting

January

2015

1. Multiple Projects move ahead
2. Another PhD from CISTER’s ranks
3. Awards and recognition at conferences
4. Visit by Brazilian universities
5. Participation in INFORUM 2015
6. CISTER participates in ASHLEY workshop
7. CISTER participates in ICT 2015
8. Kickstart of 2015-16 periodic Seminar Series
9. Publication of WSN book in Arabic

November

1. New Members and Visiting Professors
2. CISTER Projects progress
3. Eduardo Tovar elected vice-chair of ACM SIGBED
4. Embraer visits CISTER
5. CISTER Scores Best Paper Award
6. CISTER progresses in ECSEL and PT2020

July

1. CISTER joins PEMAS Aerospace association
2. Three successful PhD defenses
3. FCT/ANI talk on H2020 and ECSEL performance and opportunities
4. CISTER participates in TCRTS workshop on CMAS
5. CISTER participates in ARTEMIS CO-SUMMIT
6. P-SOCRATES Technical Meeting in Zurich
7. ARCS 2015: a huge success
8. DEWI Project Review Meeting in Brussels

June

1. High participation of CISTER in FCT calls for R&D projects
2. CISTER moved several international projects forward
3. EnerGAware Project Kicks-off in Barcelona
4. HiRES Workshop at HiPEAC 2015
5. EWSN 2015: a huge success
6. SmartCities Workshop @ EWSN 2015

April

1. Invited seminar in one of the leading research labs in Europe
2. Towards the second milestone of P-SOCRATES
3. A new visiting scholar for CISTER
4. A rich and captivating program envisaged for EWSN 2015
5. CISTER advances its smart city initiatives
6. ECSEL project proposal enters negotiation phase

January

2014

1. CISTER participates in H2020 project EnergAware accepted in highly competitive call
2. CISTER researchers chair the 8th Junior Researcher Workshop on Real-Time Computing (JRWRTC)
3. CISTER-lead European project P-SOCRATES meets in Porto
4. Largest European R&D project in the area of wireless sensor networks and wireless communication visits Porto
5. Two talented PhD candidates joined CISTER/INESC-TEC
6. Horizon 2020 Infoday
7. Another PhD from CISTER’s ranks

November
1. New researcher joins CISTER
2. Final results of the BIC students (interns) at CISTER
3. High participation of CISTER in ECSEL JU Calls
4. 2nd CISTER Industrial workshop: CiWork 2014
5. CISTER visited by representatives of Embraer
6. CISTER hosted another distinguished seminar in September from Prof. Frank Mueller
October

1. CISTER hosted a distinguished seminar from Prof. Radu Marculescu
2. Successful Project Review Meeting of European Project Encourage
3. Management Meeting of the TACLe COST Action
4. Another PhD defense which received the highest distinction
5. Work-in-Progress of promising BIC students at CISTER
6. CISTER Researcher Leads Flagship Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems (ARCS 2015)

July

1. CISTER is involved in the writing of eight ECSEL projects
2. CISTER wins fair-play team medal
3. EMC2 kickoff meeting
4. Arrowhead multi-workpackage meeting
5. One more successful PhD defense
6. CiWork 2014
7. Successful first review of European FP7 project led by CISTER
8. Program Co-Chair of WFCS2014

July
1. CISTER hosts two General Assembly Meetings of European Projects
2. New highly skilled PhD researcher joins CISTER
3. General Chair of the 20th IEEE Real-Time Applications Symposium
4. The largest ICT Artemis project, EMC2, has just started
May
1. European Research Project DEWI Starts Off
2. CISTER Participates In A New Project On Validation Of Critical Systems
3. CISTER’s PhD Student Successfully Defends His Thesis
4. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Prof. Sanjoy Baruah
March
1. European Center for Ubiquitous Technologies and Smart Cities
2. New highly skilled Researcher joins CISTER
3. 27th International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems successfully held in Luebeck
4. CISTER to organize highly reputed Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks: EWSN 2015
March
1. CISTER/INESC-TEC Seminar on Appliance’s Energy Efficiency under Peak Power Constraints
2. TACLe COST Action Meeting
3. HiRES Workshop at HiPEAC 2014
4. Arrowhead General Assembly Meeting and first review results
February

1. ARTEMIS/ITEA co-summit 2013
2. Another ARTEMIS Project approved for 2014
3. Wireless Workshop @Airbus Group
4. ITEA 2 project CarCode meeting

January

2013

1. Successful Review of European Project ENCOURAGE
2. P-SOCRATES: FP7 European Project led by CISTER/INESC-TEC Just Started
3. Best Presentation Award at RTNS 2013
4. European Project Proposal To Head For Negotiation Phase
5. CISTER/INESC-TEC Researcher Successfully Defends His PhD
6. New PhD Student at CISTER/INESC-TEC
November
1. CISTER/INESC-TEC Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Professor Leandro Soares Indrusiak
2. CMU Portugal Working Session "Converting Technology into Products and Services"
3. Arrowhead General Assembly in Lulea
4. Thesis Proposal Defense of CISTER/INESC-TEC Student in the CMU Portugal Program
5. Two new Booklets authored by CISTER/INESC-TEC Researchers
6. Invited Talk at Spanish Real-Time Systems Symposium
7. CISTER/INESC-TEC joins ISEP in the 1st ISEP Alumni Gathering
October
1. Another High-Profile Conference Successfully Lead by CISTER/INESC-TEC Researcher
2. CISTER/INESC-TEC Scores the Best Paper Award at RTCSA 2013
3. CISTER/INESC-TEC Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Professor José Ramiro Martínez de Dios
4. New researchers arriving to CISTER/INESC-TEC
5. CISTER/INESC-TEC represented at CarCoDe meeting
September
1. Four Artemis Project Proposals Delivered
2. ARTEMIS/FP7 CONCERTO Technical Meeting
3. SENODS Project Evaluation
4. First CISTER Industrial Workshop
5. CISTER hosts SIES’2013, the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems
July

1. TACLe Panel Of Experts Workshop On Programming Models For Parallel Architectures
2. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series hosts Prof. Carlo Fischione
3. Training Workshop On The KALRAY's MPPA
4. PC Co-Chair Of The 26th Int.l Conf. Of Architecture Of Computing Systems (ARCS 2014)
5. ENCOURAGE Project Reaches An Important Milestone
6. ARTEMIS/FP7 CONCERTO Project Kick-Off Meeting

June
1. Positive results for CISTER in the European FP7 Call 10
2. CISTER Researcher Leads the Scientific Program of Top-Tier International Conference
3. CISTER on the Spotlights of a Television Science and Technology Dissemination Show
4. Collaboration between CISTER researcher and Canada experts in the spotlight in international workshop
5. CISTER Deeply Involved with 4 New European Artemis/FP7 Project Proposals
6. CISTER to Host a TACle Meeting end of May
7. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Dr. Orlando Moreira
May
1. CISTER/INESC-TEC Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Professors George Lima, Joël Goossens and Kees Goossens
2. SENODs technology is Now Deployed at Portugal Telecom (PT) Datacenter in Picoas, Lisbon
3. High Profile Academics Descend on Porto for the ECRTS'13 TPC Meeting
4. Celebration of the 60th anniversary of Professor Alan Burns
5. Project CarCoDe received approval for funding
April
1. CISTER in Leading Roles of Top-Tier Conferences in 2013
2. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Prof. Giuseppe Lipari and Dr. Geoffrey Nelissen
3. Researchers Vincent Nelis and Stefan M. Petters Represent CISTER in Final RECOMP Project Meeting
4. ARTEMIS/FP7 CONCERTO Project to Start in May
5. ARTEMIS ARROWHEAD Project Kickoff Meeting
6. PhD Student of the University of Padova Enrolls with CISTER
March

1. SENODs on its Way to Large-Scale Deployment
2. CISTER Researcher as an invited speaker in the 3rd TORRENTS Workshop
3. HiRES 2013 co-organised by CISTER Researcher
4. Participation at the Inaugural Symposium for the Phase II of the Carnegie Mellon – Portugal Program
5. Artemis Brokerage Event 2013 receives CISTER Researchers
6. CISTER wraps up European Network of Excellence in Cooperating Objects
7. Expert Seminar on Multicore Enablement for Embedded and Cyber Physical Systems

January

2012

1. CISTER Researcher receives ACM SIGAda Award
2. CISTER researcher at the Program Chair Meeting of RTAS 2013
4. CISTER Makes a Splash at RTSS 2012
5. CISTER researchers organise the “International School on Cooperating Robots and Sensor Networks”
6. FCT Project PATTERN Recommended for Funding
7. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Prof. Dr.ir. Sander Stuijk and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens B. Schmitt

December

1. CISTER Researcher Vincent Nélis chairs the 6th Junior Researcher Workshop on Real-Time Computing (JRWRTC 2012)
2. Kick-off of EU COST Action TACLe
3. ENCOURAGE plans for the future after a successful first review
4. New Research Scientists at CISTER
5. CISTER Researcher Eduardo Tovar participates in the UBICITEC’s Inauguration Meeting
6. Two CISTER Projects in very good position to be funded by ARTEMIS
7. CISTER Researcher Gurulingesh Raravi wins the JRWRTC’s Best Paper Award
8. CISTER hosts INESC TEC's annual Magusto Party

November

1. CISTER consolidates collaborative research with top European researchers in Cooperating Objects
2. CISTER Researchers make an impression at EMSOFT 2012
3. CISTER Researchers win Outstanding Paper Award
4. CISTER Researcher Leads Flagship Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2013)
5. SENODS Major Milestone
6. Project Manager Gareth Clement joins CISTER

October
1. CISTER Researchers win Best Paper Award
2. Special Issue of the ACM SIGBED Review on the CONET 2012 Workshop
3. New Research Scientist at CISTER
4. CISTER Researchers at the RECOMP Bi-annual Project Meeting
5. CISTER enrolled in 3 ARTEMIS Project Proposals
6. CISTER Researcher’s Internship at the University of Pittsburgh, USA

 

September
1. Critical Software and CISTER organize Open Day of the EMMON project at SANJOTEC
2. TACLe COST Action approved
3. CISTER co-responsible for the scientific program of successful conference
4. CISTER researcher appointed Program Chair of RTAS 2013
5. IEEE Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems comes to Porto in 2013!
6. CISTER researcher takes of PhD Committees in Sweden
7. New researchers at CISTER

 

June
 

1. Polytechnic of Porto among the Top-20 Universities in the World
2. The Growing Importance of Real-Time and Embedded Computing
3. CISTER receives recognition at flagship conference
4. CISTER co-organizes 2012 edition of the CONET workshop
5. Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems and Cooperating Objects

 

April
1. EMMON consortium plans WSN demonstrator and open day at SANJOTEC high tech park
2. CISTER networks with top European researchers in Cooperating Objects
3. ARTIST-Design Showcase and Final Review in Dresden
4. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Prof. Benny Åkesson
5. Two new PhD students enroll with CISTER
March

2011

1. RECOMP Project meets at ISEP
2. Research Colloquium - the retirement of Prof. Hermann Kopetz
3. Keynote Talk by CISTER Researcher at International Industry-driven Workshop
4. CISTER co-responsible for the scientific program of renowned international conference
5. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series Hosts Prof. Iain Bate
6. Ongoing Research at CISTER presented in the scope of the International Partnership with CMU
7. CISTER researcher acts as external examiner in a PhD assessment
 
November
1. Four new compelling state-of-the-art research projects to start in 2012
2. Report on the Flagship Real-Time Systems Conference
3. Successful start of the ENCOURAGE project
4. SENODs first Milestone review highly successful
5. CISTER Researcher Lectures at the University of Trento
6. Guest Editor of a Special Issue of the Journal of Real-Time Systems
7. CISTER organizes and hosts 14th edition of the RTCM workshop
8. CONET Network of Excellence review meeting in Berlin
 
September
  1. ECRTS 2011: World-wide reputed researchers converge to ISEP in the first week of July
  2. “Excellence and Internationalization in Research” among “Novo Norte” award finalists
  3. The first RECOMP project week will take place at ISEP
  4. European Project ENCOURAGE will have the kick-off meeting at ISEP
  5. CISTER’s increasing visibility and strength leads to 7 new European Consortia
  6. EWSN/CONET MSc Thesis Award for CISTER’s collaborator
  7. CISTER hosts the 14th workshop of the Mobile Communication Thematic Network
May
  1. What if buildings could autonomously react to climatic changes?
  2. Roadmap on the emerging domain of cooperating objects
  3. European ecosystem of collaboration in embedded computing systems meets in Brussels
  4. CISTER builds partnerships for ITEA projects
  5. ICT PORTUGAL workshop: New Projects in Networks, Software, Energy and Security
February
1. A partnership with INESC Porto LA: a strategic option of CISTER
2. CISTER researcher to assume responsibilities in the renowned Software Engineering Institute at CMU
3. Nokia and CISTER in the frontline with CISTER in the Smartphone War
4. CISTER and Critical Software achieve great success with the EMMON Demonstrator
5. CISTER to drive an European initiative around ICT for energy-efficient data centres
January

2010

1. ECRTS 2011 to be the biggest real-time systems conference in Europe ever
2. The new PT state-of-the-art data centre will include CISTER know-how
3. The largest WSN test-bed in Europe was put together in ISEP
4. Encouraging news for energy-efficiency in buildings
5. CISTER participates in top-level PhD advisory and assessment committees
6. Whishes of a happy season!
December
1. CISTER to participate in Smartphone World War III
2. A new Research Scientist for CISTER
3. CISTER’s researcher Petr Jurcik successfully defended his PhD thesis
4. CISTER participates in ICT 2010
October
1. CISTER reaches 1 MEuros of new competitive project grants in 2010
2. 4 new Students choose CISTER for PhD studies
3. CISTER’s new PhD member: Nuno Pereira
4. open-ZB toolset: over 100 000 visits and 6000 downloads!
September
1. Beyond Networked Sensors: CISTER Researcher speaks at International Summer School
2. CISTER Researcher gives Keynote Talk at the 16th IEEE RTCSA
3. CISTER to host DEMMON project lab and integrating demonstrator
4. CISTER Distinguished Seminar Series hosts Prof. Tarek Abdelzaher
September
1. ECRTS 2011 comes to Porto!
2. Energy-efficient districts discussed in Barcelona
3. Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems and Cooperating Objects
4. Wireless Sensor Networks and mobile robots cooperate in Seville
July
1. CISTER Leads International Project to Solve Major Challenges in Datacenters
2. CISTER takes a leading role in ARTEMIS project proposal
3. Ada User Journal finishes the celebration of its 30th Anniversary
4. International Research Cluster meets at CISTER
June

1. EU-funded project EMMON reaches an important milestone
2. Björn Andersson: world-wide recognized researcher celebrates 5 years with CISTER
3. CISTER Researchers achieve outstanding international recognition
4. CISTER files non-provisional patent in distributed algorithms for Cyber-Physical Systems

May

1. CISTER: At the Forefront of Research in Portugal since 2004
2. We Take on New Goals and Bigger Challenges: upgrading to CISTER 3.0
3. CISTER to Host Next General Meeting of the European Network of Excellence CONET

May

1. CISTER starts participation in one of the largest R&D projects in EU: RECOMP
2. CISTER attracts 4 additional international PhD students
3. New Project with one of the top US Universities: REJOIN
4. CISTER shows its international strength by taking part in 3 new ARTEMIS Consortia.

April