António Moreira

     António Moreira is a PhD student in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minho. He is currently working in is PhD thesis project entitled Personalized modeling of dental prosthesis. His master thesis was focused in a real-time embedded systems for human machine interfaces applied to industrial machines.

Personal Information

Name: António Herculano Jesus Moreira
E-mail: antoniomoreira at ecsaude.uminho.pt

Education:

Currently - PhD Student in Electronics and Computer Engineering at University of Minho with an FCT Grant (SFRH/BD/68270/2010).
2004-2009: Master Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minho.
2001-2004: Electrical Course at High school Escola Secundária Soares Basto.

Projects:

  • 2014 – FCT Exploratory Project EXPL/BBB-BMD/2146/2013: “Digital Impression System for Dental Prosthesis”;
  • 2013/2014 – QUID Box - Quick User Interface Device;
  • 2013/2014 – Hand Tracking Glove;
  • 2012/2013 – EndoGrasp;
  • 2012/2013 – ToothAdventure;
  • 2011/2012 – MedBox;
  • 2011/2012 – BeConnected;
  • 2010/2011 – 3DPectus system: automatic and personalized molding/bending of surgical prosthesis with embedded stabilizers, without radiation and virtual simulation of the postsurgical cosmetic outcome (FCT Project PTDC/SAU-BEB/103368/2008);
  • 2008/2009 – Master Thesis: “WinCE-based embedded system for control of an industrial screw machine”;

Awards:

  • BeConnected:
    One of the twelve winners of "Action for Age 2011" contest from ExperimentaDesign 2011.
  • QUID Box:
    CES 2014 Innovations Awards: Home AV Components Finalist.
    CES 2014 Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree.
  • EndoGrasp:
    Winners of the 10º Poliempreende held in Guarda.
    Establishment of an IPCA SPIN-OFF.
  • SPSIM 2012:
    Honorable Mention in congress SPSIM 2012, Sociedade Portuguesa de Simulação Aplicada às Ciências da Saúde, with the presentation “Pectus excavatum postsurgical outcome based on preoperative volumetric mass spring model simulation”.

Selected Papers

  • António H.J. Moreira, Sandro Queirós, Nuno F. Rodrigues, ACM Pinho, Jaime C. Fonseca, João L. Vilaça, “Electromagnetic tracker feasibility in the design of a dental superstructure for edentulous patients”, MeMeA 2014.
  • António H.J. Moreira, Sandro Queirós, Nuno F. Rodrigues, ACM Pinho, Jaime C. Fonseca, João L. Vilaça, “An electromagnetic tracker system for the Design of a dental superstructure”, BioDental 2014.
  • António H.J. Moreira, Sandro Queirós, José Fonseca, Pedro L. Rodrigues, Nuno F. Rodrigues, João L. Vilaça, “Real-time hand tracking for rehabilitation and character animation”, SeGaH 2014.
  • João L Vilaça, António HJ Moreira, Pedro L Rodrigues, Nuno F Rodrigues, Sandro Queirós, “Tooth Adventure - A new approach to oral health best practices awareness”, SBGames 2013.
  • António H. J. Moreira, João Gomes Fonseca, Pedro L. Rodrigues, Jaime C. Fonseca, A. C. M. Pinho, Jorge Correia-Pinto, Nuno F. Rodrigues, João L. Vilaça, “Assessment of 3D scanners for modeling Pectus Carinatum corrective bar”, Barcelona, VISAPP 2013.