António Moreira



Office: 1.02
Keywords:  Embedded systems | Industry 4.0 | Internet of Things | Biomedical devices | Image Processing | Machine Learning



António H. J. Moreira is currently an Invited Associate Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA), Portugal. In 2016, he obtained the PhD degree in Industrial Electronics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minho, Portugal. During the PhD is work was mainly focused on the development of a “Dental implants’ acquisition system for personalized dental prosthesis” and customized software solutions to aid the dental prosthesis development. It also developed image processing applications to speed up and standardize biomedical image analysis. In 2009, he finished his master thesis focused in real-time embedded control systems for human machine interfaces applied to customized industrial equipment’s. António H. J. Moreira is also an integrated member of 2Ai Laboratory with focus in developing new Biomedical devices and Machine Learning solutions for Medical and Industry 4.0 areas.




Research Projects:

Title: Maintenance 4.0 – Intelligent and Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing Systems         More info: link

  • Position: Researcher
  • Reference: 02/SAICT/2016         Date: Oct/2017 to Apr/2019
  • Budget: 142.767,19€

Title: SmartORTHOSIS – Ortótese inteligente personalizada para plagiocefalia posicional         More info: link

  • Position: Researcher
  • Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-024300         Date: Oct/2017 to Apr/2019
  • Budget: 148.785,46€

Title: Digital impression system for dental prosthesis         More info:  link   link

  • Position: Researcher
  • Reference: EXPL/BBB-BMD/2146/2013         Date: Jan/2014 to Jan/2015
  • Budget: 49,978.00€


  • Moreira A, Fonseca J, Pinho ACM, Vilaça JL. – Sistema de aquisição da posição e orientação tridimensional de implantes dentários e respetivo método de utilização. (PAT 20151000007530) – (PN108174), (2015)
  • Moreira A, Queirós A, Rodrigues N, Fonseca J, Pinho ACM, Vilaça JL. – Método para determinação da posição e orientação tridimensional de implantes em imagens médicas. (PAT 20151000007617) – (PN108184), (2015)

Master Students:

  • José Alves, “Predictive Maintenance 4.0”, @IPCA
  • José Maciel, “Autonomous traffic flow monitoring system”, @IPCA
  • Rafael Queirós, “Punção Robotizada”, @IPCA