Nelson Silva is a Software Engineer and a founding partner of inEvo. He received his BS degree in Information Systems and Computer Science in 2003 from Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. He worked as a researcher for the Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group at INESC-ID from 2002 to 2003 and for Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto from 2003 to 2004 during which he participated in the SmartSketches and Eurotooling21 EC funded projects. He has been in charge of a large number of software projects at inEvo since it’s beginning in 2004 and his main interests are on web programming, rich interfaces and artificial intelligence.
Tiago Cardoso is a founding partner at inEvo where he works as a Computer Science Engineer. He received his BS degree in Information Systems and Computer Science in 2003 from Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. From 2002 to 2004, he worked as a researcher for the Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group at INESC-ID having participated in SmartSketches and Eurotooling21 EC funded projects. He has co-orientated several MSc thesis and research in areas from rich web interfaces to data visualization. At inEvo, he has developed and participated in several projects and his main interests are on web programming, online multimedia creation, data visualization, artificial intelligence and innovative business models.
João Alves Cardoso has a BA in Economics from the Instituto Superior de Economia (currently Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão) and is currently the manager at inEvo.With a vast experience in the definition and implementation of new methods of work in the areas of retail banking and automatic data processing, he was the coordinator for the teams in charge of the adaptation of systems to the Year 2000 and the transition to the Euro at the former Nacional Ultramarino Bank and Caixa Geral de Depósitos.
Ricardo Lopes is a PhD student at TU Delft, in the Netherlands. His current research interests include: adaptivity in video games, player modeling and procedural generation techniques. Ricardo received his BSc in 2006 and his MSc in 2009, both in Information Systems and Computer Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico, in Portugal. In 2008-2009,Ricardo collaborated within Inevo for his MSc thesis: Calligraphic creation and retrieval of web comics. With the assistance and supervision of Tiago and Nelson, he researched towards a rich web application to create comics, using calligraphic gestures to sketch, transform and retrieve drawings. This research laid out the foundations for Inevo's current iteration of the SVG Library. In this period, Ricardo, Tiago and Nelson published 3 academic papers and 1 poster on the proceedings of several international conferences.
Ricardo Dias is a PhD student at Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. He’s also working as a researcher for the Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group at INESC-ID. His main interest topics are Information Visualization and Retrieval, mainly for music and images. He received his BSc degree in Information Systems and Computer Science in 2007, and the MSc degree in 2009 from Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. From 2009 to 2010, he worked as a Software developer in Safira – Information Technologies, developing and maintaining internal BI solutions. At inEvo, he is working in a funded QREN project, creating tools to aid develop multimodal content-based retrieval approaches.
Rui Ferreira is a Portuguese 25 years old student from Porto, living and studying under the Tuscan sun in Pisa, Italy. He studied at the University of Porto, Portugal and at the Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands.Since January 2009, he is a doctorate student in Algorithms and Data Structures under the supervision of Professor Roberto Grossi at the Università di Pisa, Italy.