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João Paulo Cunha

Fotografia de João Paulo Trigueiros da Silva Cunha
Name: João Paulo Trigueiros da Silva Cunha Link to the personal page of João Paulo Trigueiros da Silva Cunha
Acronym: JPTSC
Status: Active
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4131-9045
Institutional E-mail: jpcunha@fe.up.pt
Voip: 3228
Rooms: I310


Category: Professor Associado
Career: Pessoal Docente de Universidades
Professional Group: Docente
Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Position Beginning date
Assistant Director Mestrado Integrado em Bioengenharia 2015-02-06
Coordenador de Centro de Competências Centro de Competências para as Cidades do Futuro 2015-11-27

Personal Presentation

João Paulo Cunha is Associate Professor (with “Agregação”) at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal and senior researcher at the INESC-TEC: Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering  (http://www.inesctec.pt) where he created the BRAIN – Biomedical Research And INnovation - research group and co-founded the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research (C-BER) that aggregates ~30 researchers. Prof. Cunha is also affiliated with the Institute for Electronics and Telematics Engineering (IEETA-http://www.ieeta.pt) of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, the Portuguese Brain Imaging Network (http://www.brainimaging.pt) that he co-founded and co-directed between 2009 and 2012, the Porto Biomechanics Laboratory (http://labiomep.up.pt) and is visiting professor at the Neurology Dep., Faculty of Medicine of the University of Munich, Germany. He presently serves as scientific director of the Carnegie-Mellon|Portugal program (http://www.cmuportugal.org) where he is a faculty since 2007.

Prof. Cunha earned a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering (1989), a Ph.D. (1996) and an “Agregação” degree (2009) in Electrical Engineering all at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Prof. Cunha is senior member of the IEEE (2004) where he joined the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) in 1986 as a student member.  He is habitual reviewer of several IEEE journals, such as the IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Eng., IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging or the IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine. He co-founded in 2007 the spin-off company Biodevices SA (http://www.biodevices.pt) to bring to the market innovative biomedical technology developed for several years in his lab. He is co-author of more than 200 publications, of which, in the last five years, he co-authored one book, 13 book chapters and 24 papers in international scientific journals with more than 1000 citations, holding a ‘h-index’ of 19.

Google Scholar: https://goo.gl/vJXcuL
Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4131-9045 

Areas of interest

  1. Technological sciences > Engineering > Biomedical enginnering
  2. Health sciences > Neuroscience > Neurology
  3. Physical sciences > Computer science > Informatics > Applied informatics
  4. Technological sciences > Technology > Instrumentation technology > Medical instrumentation


Category: Membro Integrado
Research and Development Centre: INESC TEC - INESC Tecnologia e Ciência
Interface Institute: Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência
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