André Martins, the winner of the 2011 edition of the IBM Scientific Award, received an honorable mention, from the University Carnegie Mellon, with his PhD These entitled "The Geometry of Constrained Structured Prediction: Applications to Inference and Learning of Natural Language Syntax"
André Martins was a PhD student, supervised by the IT researcher Prof. Mário Figueiredo.
José Carlos Miranda has been awarded with the 2nd place in ''Prémio Professor José Luís Encarnação - edição 2012'', with the article ''Sketch express: A sketching interface for facial animation''.
This award is given to the most significant articles in the area of Computer Graphics in Portugal.
José Carlos Miranda is a PhD student, being supervised by the IT reseacher Profª Verónica Orvalho.