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Special Session
Special Session on
ICT for Energy Efficiency in Human Smart Cities
 - IEEHSC 2014

3 - 4 April, 2014 - Barcelona, Spain

Within the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems - SMARTGREENS 2014


Álvaro Oliveira
UFRN – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

Brief Bio
Álvaro de Oliveira holds a M.Sc. in electronic engineering and a Ph.D in Telecommunications from the University College London. He is a visiting Professor at Aalto University, Helsinki at Department of Architecture. He has published more than 160 papers. He spent 10 years as an academic at the Universities of London, Lisbon and Maputo, 10 years in the industry namely managing a large American IT engineering and manufacturing operation. Consultant to the Board of IT International companies (IBM, Ericsson, Nokia, Vodafone, Timex, Marconi, etc). For 8 years he was an adviser to the Portuguese Minister of Industry and Energy, having been involved in National and Regional innovation Policies. He has been a founding member of the European Network of Living Labs, and has served as President for two mandates being currently President Emeritus being responsible for the International Chair of ENoLL. He created and leads the Human Smart Cities movement and is a board Member of the Connected Smart Cities Network. He is currently a senior consultant to the World Bank for the domain of Innovation, Living Labs and Human Smart Cities. He coordinates several partnerships and projects to develop and implement Human Smart Cities in 27 European cities located in 17 countries. He has coordinated a large number of International projects in Europe, Latin America, Africa and China. He is very actively involved in extending the Human Smart Cities initiative to Brazil and Latin America. He has created more than 20 technology based companies. He is the CEO of Alfamicro, a company operating in the Innovation domain at research, engineering and implementation levels.


ICT, Smart Cities, Energy Efficiency, Living Labs, Service Design


Paper Submission: February 2, 2014 (expired)
Authors Notification: February 13, 2014 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: February 21, 2014 (expired)


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SMARTGREENS Special Sessions - IEEHSC 2014