PARTNERS 2018-11-21T11:00:05+00:00


The DiSIEM consortium brings together an unique combination of academic and industrial experts in diverse fields to realize the vision of the project.

The FCiências.ID – Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências (FCiências.ID) is a non-profit private association, created in 2017 as an common initiative of Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) and 6 private companies, in order to support, potentiate and develop R&D and innovation activities of its seven associates. FCiências.ID acts as the legal front institution of multiple research units, from different scientific fields, carrying out research work and managing financial and administratively R&D projects. The Navigators research group of the LASIGE research center will be the key persons involved in the DiSIEM project.

Alysson Bessani (Project Coordinator)

Ibéria Medeiros

Fernando Alves

Adriano Serckumencka

Eric Vial

Nuno Dionísio

City University London is a research-intensive university based in London, UK. Two research centres, based at the Department of Computer Science at the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering participates in DiSIEM. The Centre for Software Reliability (CSR) was founded in 1983 to address the new reliability problems posed by software. Its scope of research now covers various aspects of system dependability and resilience, including quantitative methods for security assessment, dependability of human-machine systems, and assessment of interdependent critical infrastructures. The giCentre is a research group internationally known expertise in geographical information, user-centred information visualisation design & implementation and visual analytics. We design, develop, apply and evaluate techniques for visualising and interacting with data: from sophisticated “big data” visualisation to elegant personalised data presentation; from advanced computational visual analytics to engaging visual story telling; from cartography and geographic information systems to statistical graphics.

The EDP – Energias de Portugal, SA. Group is a utility present in 14 countries with over 12000 employees and more than 10 million electricity and natural gas clients. EDP operates critical infrastructures in energy generation, distribution and delivery, encompassing hydro, thermal and renewable energy generation, as well as distribution smart grids. EDP’s vision to be an integrated energy company, a leader in value creation in the markets where we can make a difference is shared by the universe of EDP employees, spread across different continents and countries, a diversity that enriches us and brings us together in the respect for the different cultures of the markets where we operate.

EDP integrates the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (World and STOXX), the world’s most demanding ranking, that distinguishes the best performing companies on issues related to transparency, sustainability and excellence in economic management and social environment.

Pedro Rodrigues

Gonçalo Martins

Paulo Moniz

Ivo Rosa

Liliana Ribeiro

Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. The Amadeus group comprises a worldwide team of more than 14,000 travel industry professionals comprising 123 nationalities operating in 195 countries, whose joint vision is to become the leading provider of technology solutions for the travel and tourism industry. Amadeus’ corporate headquarters is based in Madrid, its product, research and development centred in Nice (with a further 16 R&D centres distributed around the world), and its operations and data processing centre in Erding (Germany). Starting life as a Global Distribution System 26 years ago, Amadeus accelerated to a still expanding market leader position in this business line, and subsequently shot to the top of the Airline IT market with its new generation ‘Altéa’ suite of Airline Passenger Service Systems (Inventory, Reservations and Departure Control) used by over 120 of the world’s leading airlines. Diversification business includes Airport IT, Rail IT, Hotel IT as well as solutions in payments, mobile, travel intelligence and e-commerce, with strategic technology strengths in security, massive data, search, real-time analytics, mobile and cloud-based operations.

Olivier Thonnard

Zayani Dabbabi

Miruna Mironescu

Vincent Rigal

DigitalMR is a tech company using artificial intelligence with a deep understanding and focus on market research. DigitalMR uses text analytics – Natural Language Processing, sentiment & semantic analysis, emotion detection and scoring, automated image theme and sentiment analysis to deliver deep insights. We work with blue-chip multinationals such as P&G, SABMiller, DIAGEO, Vodafone, Saxo Bank, YPO, Nielsen, TNS, and many more. We are already disrupting a $65 Billion industry. In recent years, DigitalMR has won several grants from the government and EU to conduct R&D.

Michalis Michael

Mihalis Nicolaou

Yifan Jiang

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. is with more than 20,000 employees and 2 Billion Euro annual research budget one of the leading organisations for applied research world-wide. The Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) is the Fraunhofer Society’s “data institute” and one of the most renowned research institutions in the data science area, with an extremely strong track record in data mining, machine learning, visual analytics, semantic technologies, information retrieval and software engineering.

Atos is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 11 billion and 93,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) is the R&D hub for emerging technologies and a key reference for the whole Atos group. With almost 30 years of experience in running Research, Development and Innovation projects, it has become a well-known player in the EU context. Its multidisciplinary and multicultural team has the skills to cover all the activities needed to run projects successfully, from scientific leadership to partnership coordination, from development of emerging technologies to the exploitation of project outcomes, with a strong focus on dissemination, innovation adoption and commercialization. In particular, the key persons involved in the DiSIEM project belongs to the Cybersecurity Laboratory within ARI. The Cybersecurity Laboratory conducts research in trust, security and privacy domains for the improvement of IT security, as well as the increase of trust and dependability in systems and services. Its research areas include among others: cyber security, compliance & policy management, secure software engineering, security in virtualized environments, automated reconfiguration of security and high performance Security Event and Information Management (SIEM) systems.

Rodrigo Diaz Rodriguez

Susana Gonzalez Zarzosa

Mario Ferdinando Faiella

Gustavo Gonzalez Granadillo

Alberto Miranda García