About Me

Currently working as a researcher on the thin line between hardware and software. Graduated from the Integrated Masters in Informatics and Computing Engineering by Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (FEUP). Passionate about technology in general, with a special focus on security and privacy, web development & Internet of Things. Furthermore, an amateur photographer, football player, book lover and science addict.

Work & Study

Research Interests


Recent Publications

  1. Blockchain-based PKI for Crowdsourced IoT Sensor Information, Guilherme Pinto, João Pedro Dias and Hugo Sereno Ferreira
    • 14th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security, 2018
  2. A Blockchain-based Scheme for Access Control in e-Health Scenarios, João Pedro Dias, Hugo Sereno Ferreira and Ângelo Martins
    • 14th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security, 2018
  3. Dynamic Allocation of Serverless Functions in IoT Environments, Duarte Pinto, João Pedro Dias and Hugo Sereno Ferreira
    • 16th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, 2018
  4. A Reactive and Model-based Approach for Developing Internet-of-Things Systems, João Pedro Dias, João Pascoal Faria and Hugo Sereno Ferreira
    • 7th Software Engineering Doctoral Symposium (SEDES 2018) – Part of the 11th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC’2018), 2018
  5. A Brief Overview of Existing Tools for Testing the Internet-of-Things, João Pedro Dias, Flávio Couto, Ana C.R. Paiva, Hugo Sereno Ferreira
    • First International Workshop on Verification and Validation of Internet of Things (VVIoT 2018) – Part of the 11th IEEE Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST 2018), 2018

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