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Cornell University

Carla Gomes

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Sustainability and the Internet of Everything

New University of Lisbon

António Câmara

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António Câmara is a Professor at New University of Lisbon (UNL) and a serial entrepreneur.

António Câmara has a BS in Civil Engineering by IST (1977), and a PhD in Environmental Systems Engineering by Virginia Tech (1982). He was a Post-Doc at MIT (1983), and a Visiting Professor at Virginia Tech (1988), Cornell University (1988-89) and MIT (1998-99).

António Câmara has more than 200 publications, including the book Environmental Systems, published by Oxford University Press in 2002. He supervised 32 PhD students (UNL) and was a co-advisor of PhD students at Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, MIT, Free University of Amsterdam and Pompeu Fabra University.

He started the YDreams Group in 2000. The Group includes: YDreams Global, a virtual reality company listed in Toronto and Frankfurt; Azorean, a maker of aquatic drones, listed in Euronext Paris; and Ynvisible, a printed electronics company, that will be listed in Toronto and Frankfurt in November 2017. YDreams Group has developed over 1000 projects in thirty countries for more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. António Câmara is also a founder of Aromni, a disruptive augmented reality company, which started operations in 2016.

He received the Apple Europe Ideas Award in 1987, Pessoa Award in 2006, and an EU Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008, among twenty other national and international awards.