|Academic position:||Assistant Professor|
|Roles in IT:||Researcher|
|Thematic Line:||Information and Data Sciences|
|Group:||Multimedia Signal Processing – Cv|
António Pinheiro is an Assistant Professor at U.B.I. (Universidade da Beira Interior), Covilha, Portugal and a researcher at I.T. (Instituto de Telecomunicações), Portugal. He received the BSc (Licenciatura) from I.S.T., Lisbon in 1988 and the PhD in Electronic Systems Engineering from University of Essex in 2002. Currently, his research interests are on Image Processing, Multimedia Quality Evaluation, Emerging 3D Imaging Technologies, and Medical Image Analysis. He was a Portuguese representative of the European Union Actions COST 292, COST IC1003 – QUALINET, COST IC1206 – DE-ID, COST BM1304 – MYO-MRI and COST CA16103 – PARENCHIMA. He is a Portuguese delegate to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29, involved with JPEG standardisation committee, where he is currently the Communication Subgroup chair. He was the technical program co-chair of QoMEX 2015, the special session co-chair of QoMEX 2016, organizer and presenter of the tutorial in ACM Multimedia 2021 Conference Tutorial: ”Plenoptic Quality Assessment: The JPEG Pleno Experience”, organizer of the “special session on Quality Assessment” of MMSP2014, co-organizer of the “Image Compression Grand Challenge” of ICIP 2016 and Special Session ”Evaluation of Current and Future Image Compression Technologies” of PCS 2015. He is a senior member of IEEE.