Jorge Louçã

Jorge Louçã 2010 I teach Computer Science at the ISCTE-IUL - Lisbon University Institute, where... (expand short bio)


Academic Programs





PhD Students

  • José António Silva - "Emergent topic detection in scientific research", on-going
  • Bruno Gaminha - "Economic narratives", on-going
  • António Fonseca - "Mecanismos de Popularidade e Difusão de Informação em Redes Sociais" (document in portuguese), completed and aproved in April 2015
  • David Rodrigues - "Reading the News Through its Structure: New Hybrid Connectivity Based Approaches", completed and aproved in March 2014

Organisation of Events

  • “No limite do (im)possível”, Arrábida Monastery, Setúbal, 30 June and 1 July, 2014
  • UNESCO UniTwin CS-DC: Science, Policy, and Applications, CS-DC Kickoff e-Meeting at ECCS’14, September 25th, 2014
  • Complex Systems Digital Campus: Science, Policy, and Applications, Satellite Meeting at the ECCS'13 - European Conference on Complex Systems, Barcelona, 19 September 2013
  • Media Opinion Dynamics Conference – ICT applications to Non-Equilibrium Social Sciences, ISCTE-IUL Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon, 11-12 June 2013
  • Opening the Cloud, 2011 ASSYST Meeting on Cloud Computing - Institut des Systèmes Complexes, Paris - January 31, 2011
  • ECCS'10 European Conference on Complex Systems, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, September 13-17, 2010
  • 2nd Complexity Sciences Winter School 2009 "Formal approaches for the representation and analysis of social network structures", ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, January 11-15, 2010
  • 2nd ICC Winter Workshop on Complexity in Social Systems, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, January 10, 2009
  • 1st Complexity Sciences Winter School 2009 "Social structures in communication networks", ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, January 5-10 , 2009
  • 1st ICC Workshop on Complexity in Social Systems, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, January 11-12, 2008
  • "The notions of emergence in physical and social sciences", Arrábida Monastery, Setúbal, 7, 8 and 9 July 2009


  • Structures of meaning in communication networks - with António Fonseca and the students at the Doctoral and Master Programs in Complexity Sciences, 2012-...
  • éToile Platform, 2014-...
  • NESS - "Non-Equilibrium Social Science in ICT and Economics", European Coordination Action 2011-1014
  • ÉtoileCascadesIdeas - "Enhanced Technology for Open Intelligent Learning Environments", European Coordination Action 2010-2014
  • "Physics of Competition and Conflicts" - ESF COST Action MP0801, 2010-2012
  • ASSYST - "Action for the Science of Complex Systems and Socially Intelligent ICT", European Coordination Action, 2008-2012

ISCTE-IUL Lisbon University Institute
cacifo 296 (main building)
room D609 (building II)
Av.das Forças Armadas
1649-026 Lisboa