Lucas Pereira, MSc

Lucas Pereira, MSc
PhD Student
Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring, Power & Energy, ICT for Sustainability & Smart Cities, Environmental Informatics, Machine Learning, Human-Computer Interaction
Room: 
#3 at Madeira-ITI
Research projects: 

Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) PhD Grant SFRH/BD/77856/2011

Sept. 2014 - Aug. 2015
SmartSolar (Smart Solar Energy Management and Monitoring)

Past Projects:

2010 - 2012
SINAIS
 (Sustainable Interaction with social Networks, context Awareness and Innovative Services)

Short bio:

Lucas Pereira is a PhD student at Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute / University of Madeira where he conducts research in the field of Non Intrusive Load Monitoring. His research interests include energy monitoring, sensing and data acquisition, ICT for sustainability and machine learning. Lucas received an engineering degree in Informatics and a masters of science in Computer Science, both from the University of Madeira. He is a student member of the IEEE Computer and Power & Energy societies.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Education:

2011: MSc Computer Science - University of Madeira
Thesis: Low Cost Non-Intrusive Home Energy Monitoring

2007: Engineering degree in Informatics - University of Madeira
Final project: Fox - Visual Business Intelligence for the Web 2.0

Publications: 
2016
Ribeiro, M., L. Pereira, F. Quintal, and N. J. Nunes, "SustDataED: A Public Dataset for Electric Energy Disaggregation Research", ICT for Sustainability 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Atlantis Press, 08/2016. Abstract
2015
Nunes, N. J., L. Pereira, and V. Nisi, "Towards using Low-Cost Opportunistic Energy Sensing for Promoting Energy Conservation", Fostering Smart Energy Applications Workshop (FSEA 2015) [position paper], Bamberg, Germany, University of Bamberg Press, 09/2015.
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, C. Jorge, and N. J. Nunes, "EnerSpectrum: Exposing the source of energy through plug-level eco-feedack", IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (SustainIT ’15) [poster abstract], Madrid, Spain, IEEE Explore, 04/2015. Abstract
Pereira, L., and N. J. Nunes, "Semi-Automatic Labeling for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Datasets", IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (SustainIT ’15) [poster abstract], Madrid, Spain, IEEE Explore, 04/2015. Abstract
Pereira, L., and N. J. Nunes, "Towards Systematic Performance Evaluation of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Algorithms and Systems", IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (SustainIT ’15) [poster abstract], Madrid, Spain, IEEE Explore, 04/2015. Abstract
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, N. J. Nunes, and V. Nisi, "What-a-Watt: Exploring Electricity Production Literacy Through a Long Term Eco-Feedback Study", IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (SustainIT ’15) [short paper], Madrid, Spain, IEEE Explore, 04/2015. Abstract
2014
Pereira, L., F. Quintal, R. Gonçalves, and N. J. Nunes, "SustData: A Public Dataset for ICT4S Electric Energy Research", International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S '14), Stockholm, Sweden, Atlantis Press, 08/2014. Abstract
Pereira, L., N. J. Nunes, and M. Bergés, "SURF and SURF-PI: A File Format and API for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Public Datasets", International Conference on Future Energy Systems (e-Energy '14) [short paper], Cambridge, UK, ACM, 06/2014. Abstract
Scott, M., L. Pereira, and I. Oakley, "Show Me or Tell Me: Designing Avatars for Feedback", Interacting with Computers [Impact Factor:1.158]: Oxford University Press, 03/2014. Abstract
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, N. J. Nunes, and V. Nisi, "What-a-Watt : Where does my electricity comes from?", International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '14) [Demo], Como, Italy, 2014. Abstract
2013
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, N. J. Nunes, V. Nisi, and M. Barreto, "WATTSBurning: design and evaluation of an innovative eco-feedback system", IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '13), [Acceptance Rate: ~25%], vol. 8117, Cape Town, South Africa, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 453-470, 2013. Abstract
Quintal, F., M. Barreto, N. J. Nunes, V. Nisi, and L. Pereira, "WattsBurning on my mailbox: a tangible art inspired eco-feedback visualization for sharing energy consumption", IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '13), [Acceptance Rate: ~25%], Cape Town, South Africa, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 08/2013. Abstract
Pereira, L., F. Quintal, M. Barreto, and N. J. Nunes, "Understanding the Limitations of Eco-feedback: a One Year Long-term Study", International Conference on Human Factors in Computing & Informatics (SouthCHI '13) [Acceptance Rate: 22%], vol. 7947, Maribor, Slovenia, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 237-255, 07/2013. Abstract
Pereira, L., "Towards Automating the Performance Evaluation of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Systems", International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S '13), [Doctoral Consortium], Zurich, Switzerland, 02/2013.
2012
Quintal, F., V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, M. Barreto, and L. Pereira, "HomeTree – An Art Inspired Mobile Eco-feedback Visualization", Advances in Computer Entertainment Conference (ACE '12), [Demo]: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 545–548, 11/2012.
Pereira, L., F. Quintal, N. J. Nunes, and M. Bergés, "The design of a hardware-software platform for long-term energy eco-feedback research", 4th ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems (EICS '12) [Acceptance Rate: 22%], Copenhagen, Denmark, ACM, pp. 221–230, 06/2012. Abstract
Gouveia, L., L. Pereira, M. Scott, and I. Oakley, "Eco-Avatars: Visualizing Disaggregate Home Energy Use", ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '12), [Demo], Newcastle, UK, 06/2012.
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, and N. J. Nunes, "A long-term study of energy eco-feedback using non-intrusive load monitoring", International Conference on Persuasive Technology (Persuasive '12), [Poster], pp. 49, 06/2012.
Pereira, L., and N. J. Nunes, "Low cost framework for non-intrusive home energy monitoring and research", 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems (SMARTGREENS '12), [Short Paper, Acceptance Rate: 25%], 1, vol. 1, Porto, Portugal, SciTePress, pp. 191-196, 04/2012.
2011
Nunes, N. J., L. Pereira, F. Quintal, and M. Berges, "Deploying and evaluating the effectiveness of energy eco-feedback through a low-cost NILM solution", International Conference on Persuasive Technology (Persuasive '11), Columbus, OH, USA, 2011.
2007