The IT – Covilhã is a research unit of the IT (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Pole of Coimbra).
It is hosted by Faculty of Engineering, University of Beira Interior, and where about 20 faculty members and 40 researchers develop their research activities in seven major topics:
- Computer Graphics and Multimedia
- Mobile Technologies and Telecommunications
- Network and Multimedia Computing
- Soft Computing and Image Analysis
- Next Generation Networks and Applications
- Applied Mathematics
- Power Systems
Our research unit provides the following facilities: a high-performance network, network servers, computer clusters running grid and cloud technologies, several high-end graphics workstations and PCs, laptops, network laser printers, wireless access to university network, and free access to online journals worldwide.
Our research efforts are supported through the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, the Portuguese Government’s leading funding agency for research, European Framework Programmes for research, and Institute for Telecommunications (IT) itself.
Scientific Coordinator: Fernando Velez
Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama
Phone +351 275 319 700