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Isabel Maria Alvarez.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Isabel Maria Alvarez

Citation names

  • Alvarez, Isabel
  • Isabel Alvarez

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
5815-8FCA-8B34
ORCID iD
0000-0003-4381-6328

Telephones

Mobile phone
  • 968588778 (Personal)

Addresses

  • Av. Estados Unidos da America, 46 -9º Esq, 1700-176 L, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Personal)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Electrotechnical Engineering, Electronics and Informatics

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
French Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2)
German Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2020/07/01 - 2020/08/31
Concluded
Pivot Onl-1: Pivoting to Online Teaching: Research and Practitioner Perspectives (Diploma de especialização)
Major in Online Teaching
The University of Texas Arlington College of Science, United States
90%
2000/03/30 - 2006/11/30
Concluded
PhD in Information Systems (Doktor (PhD))
Major in Information Systems
DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
"An Investigation into the issues influencing the adoption of e-business within the Portuguese pharmaceutical industry”" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Approved
2002/09/01 - 2002/09/10
Concluded
Introduction to Research Methods (Diplôme d´études supérieures)
Major in Information Systems
DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
Approved
2002/06/01 - 2002/06/15
Concluded
Supervision of research projects’ (Diplôme d´études supérieures)
Major in Information Systems
DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
Approved
2002/05/01 - 2002/05/15
Concluded
How to write a thesis (Diplôme d´études supérieures)
Major in Writing a PhD thesis
DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
Approved
2000/03/02 - 2000/03/06
Concluded
Research Methods’ (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
Approved
1996/10/05 - 1996/10/15
Concluded
• Fourth generation programming language ‘Speedware’ (Licence)
Major in Information Systems
Speedware, United Kingdom
Approved
1996/09/05 - 1996/09/10
Concluded
• SQL Reportwriter (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/07/20 - 1996/07/25
Concluded
• SQL Forms (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/07/02 - 1996/07/07
Concluded
• PL/SQL (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/06/20 - 1996/06/25
Concluded
• SQL Plus in Oracle (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/06/02 - 1996/06/09
Concluded
• Design of relational systems with Oracle (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/05/20 - 1996/05/26
Concluded
• Distributed data bases with Oracle (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/05/02 - 1996/05/07
Concluded
• Oracle administration (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1996/04/04 - 1996/04/11
Concluded
• Introduction to relational data bases (Diploma de especialização)
Major in Information Systems
Oracle, Portugal
Approved
1995/11/04 - 1995/11/07
Concluded
• Seminar on Reengineering ‘Managing Business Processes in the 1990’s’ (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
London Business School, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/10/04 - 1995/10/04
Concluded
• Advanced Seminar on ‘Client Server 95’ (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
3i Consulting, Portugal
Approved
1995/05/05 - 1995/05/10
Concluded
• HP-UX network administration (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/04/20 - 1995/04/22
Concluded
• Safety of HP-UX (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/04/03 - 1995/04/07
Concluded
• Troubleshooting HP-UX (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/02/02 - 1995/02/05
Concluded
• Performance and Tuning HP-UX S/800 (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/01/20 - 1995/01/25
Concluded
• Administration of HP-UX System (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd Bristol, United Kingdom
Approved
1995/01/10 - 1995/01/15
Concluded
• Unix system fundamentals (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd Bristol, United Kingdom
Approved
1993/09/10 - 1993/09/12
Concluded
• Networks concepts (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
DIGI Consultings, Portugal
Approved
1993/07/05 - 1993/07/09
Concluded
• Architecture and Network Components (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
DIGI Consultings, Portugal
Approved
1993/05/05 - 1993/05/07
Concluded
• X-400 and EDI (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
DIGI Consultings, Portugal
Approved
1993/03/10 - 1993/03/12
Concluded
• Digital communications and RDIS (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
DIGI Consultings, Portugal
Approved
1993/01/05 - 1993/01/06
Concluded
• X25 and Telepac network (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica)
Major in Information Systems
DIGI Consultings, Portugal
Approved
1988/06/05 - 1988/06/09
Concluded
• Designing and Optimizing Applications (Licence)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1988/03/16 - 1988/03/20
Concluded
• Idem ‘HPDesk Administrator’ (Licence)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
1988/03/06 - 1988/03/10
Concluded
• Idem ‘Advanced User’ (Licence)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1988/01/05 - 1988/01/10
Concluded
• Use of electronic mail (HPDesk – First User) (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd Bristol, United Kingdom
Approved
1988/01/03 - 1988/01/06
Concluded
• Use of electronic mail (HPDesk – First User) (Postgraduate Certificate)
Major in Information Systems
Hewlett Packard Ltd, United Kingdom
Approved
1981/10/01 - 1985/07/30
Concluded
Matemáticas Aplicadas (Licenciatura)
Major in Estatística, Investigação Operacional e Informática
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal
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Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2008/10/01 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias, Portugal
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias, Portugal
2006/10/01 - Current Associate Professor (University Teacher) Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
1987/01/01 - 2020/02/24 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências da Economia e da Empresa, Portugal
1998/10/01 - 2002/07/30 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal
ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal

Other Careers

Category
Host institution
Employer
1980/02/01 - 1999/07/30 Técnico de Informática Grau 3 Nível 2 (Técnico de informática) Glaxo Farmaceutica, Lda., Portugal
Glaxo Farmaceutica, Lda., Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
1999/10/01 - 2003/07/30 • Coordinator and lecturer of the Post-Graduation Course of 'E-Business' and Information Systems Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências da Economia e da Empresa, Portugal
1998/10/01 - 2002/12/31 • Coordinator of the Applied Mathematics Undergraduation Course ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal
ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal
1999/03/01 - 2002/06/30 Coordinator of the CISCO Academy ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal
ISLA - Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2014 - 2017/12/30 IRNET
Invited Scientist Fellow
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Isabel Alvarez. Procedures Book of the 6th International Conference on Computer Ethics ETHICOMP (November 2002). Lisboa, Portugal: Editora da Universidade Lusiada de Lisboa. 2002.
    Published • Editor
Book chapter
  1. Isabel Alvarez. "Globality, diversity and ethics in distributed knowledge to Higher Education". In Handbook of Ethical Issues and Social Dilemmas in Knowledge Management: Organizational Innovation. Hershey, United States: IGI, 2010.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Alvarez, Isabel. "Prospects of equity in Post-pandemic Technology Education". Paper presented in ETHICOMP2022, Turku, 2022.
    Accepted
  2. Return to normality or uncertainty after Covid-19 for an E-learning ethical environment. "Return to normality or uncertainty after Covid-19 for an E-learning ethical environment". Paper presented in DLCC2021, Katowicze, 2021.
    Published
  3. Alvarez, Isabel. "Security Updates for Enhancement On Trust and Confidence in ELearning Systems". Paper presented in ETHICOMP2021, Logrono, 2021.
    Published
  4. Alvarez, Isabel. "E-Learning Implementation – From action to equity in an international higher education Institution". Paper presented in DLCC2020, Katowicze, 2020.
    Published
  5. Alvarez, Isabel. "Mobile Applications and Assistive Technology: Findings From a Local Study". Paper presented in EHTICOMP2020, Logrono, 2020.
    Published
  6. Alvarez, Isabel. "A case study of ethical issues affecting the implementation of e-learning in a cross-continental - Euro-African University". Paper presented in DLCC2018, Katowicze, 2018.
    Published
  7. Isabel Alvarez. "Lifelong learning – a local case of success using web text-based discussion forums". Paper presented in E-Learning Conference at Boris Grishenko University, Kiev, 2017.
    Published
  8. Alvarez, Isabel. "Cyber Education: towards a pedagogical and heuristic learning". Paper presented in Ethicomp 2015, Leicester, 2015.
    Published
  9. Isabel Alvarez. "The Ethics of Speckled Computing". Paper presented in Ethicomp 2011, Sheffield, 2011.
    Published
  10. Isabel Alvarez. "Personal Electronic Health Cards in Portugal – an ethical review". Paper presented in Ethicomp 2007, Tóquio, 2007.
    Published
  11. Isabel Alvarez. "Assessing the Potential of Electronic Commerce in the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Industry – Research in Progress". Paper presented in BIT99, Manchester, 1999.
Journal article
  1. Alvarez, Isabel. "The Effect of Culture in E-Business Implementation". Kriative-Tech (2021):
    Open access • Published
  2. Alvarez, Isabel. "Um estudo sobre o Sistema operative IOS da Apple". Kreative-Tech (2018):
    Open access • Published
  3. Alvarez, Isabel. "Big Data: Suporte Consistente das Decisões de Gestão". Revista Lusiada - Economia e Empresa (2016):
    Open access • Published
  4. Alvarez, Isabel. "Speckled Computing". Revista Lusíada – Economia & Empresa (2014):
    Published
Newspaper article
  1. Alvarez, Isabel. Corresponding author: Alvarez, Isabel. "Cloud Based Knowledge and Glocal Dilemmas in Higher Education", IJREL - International Journal of Research in E-Learning, 2020
  2. Alvarez, Isabel. "Cloud Based Knowledge and Glocal Dilemmas in Higher Education", International Journal of Knowledge Society Research (UKSR), 2014
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/11/02 - Current A framework for Monitoring IT infrastructures
Supervisor of Fernando Pereira
Mestrado de Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/11/02 - Current The importance of data manipulation through GAN in the deepfake contente production and recognition
Supervisor of Jeremias Tavares
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/11/02 - Current Release of the development environment: from virtual machines to containers
Supervisor of Luis Santos
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/11/02 - Current Vulnerabilities of video conference platforms in Education - Zoom case
Supervisor of Pedro Almeida
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/11/02 - Current Conceptual framework for the simplification of diagnosis of the results of an examination in optometry
Supervisor of Vitor Pinhão
Metrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/11/02 - Current Impact of the artificial intelligence regulation of the European Parliament in Portuguese enterprises
Supervisor
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current Devops and Cloud Computing
Supervisor of Arlécio Pequeno
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current From Bare Metal to MultiCloud
Supervisor of Eric Lima
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current Automation and Pro-activity Tools in the Cloud
Supervisor of João Costa
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current Search web and mobile application development project for the Angolan tourism sector
Supervisor
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current Electronic Voting: Can usability, security and privacy be simultaneously achieved?
Supervisor of João Soares
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - Current Critical success factors in the implementation of Business Intelligence systems with impact on organisational decision-making and business performance
Supervisor of Luis Eira
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2019/11/02 - Current Privacy in a world of increasing data mining
Supervisor of Fernando Rocha
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2019/11/02 - Current Machine Learning – ethical and legal challenges
Supervisor
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicaçõs (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/11/02 - 2022/07/06 Uso do Estado da arte no desenvolvimento de aplicações web para acriação e teste de uma aplicação responsiva
Supervisor of Ricardo Pinto
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/01/02 - 2022/03/10 Data Protection in Cloud Computing
Supervisor
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/01/02 - 2022/03/10 Evaluation of serverless platforms that implement containers-as-a-service
Supervisor
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2019/01/02 - 2021/07/05 Development of a responsive and secure web system
Supervisor of Izequias Santos
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2019/01/02 - 2020/07/06 People with inabilities or disabilities versus enabling technologies
Supervisor
Mestrado em Engenharia, Informática e Telecomunicações (Master)
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal
2012/01/02 - 2013/05/10 E-learning: The problems of programming quality, pedagogy and usability of the user interface
Supervisor
Mestrado em Informática (Master)
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2002/11/10 - 2002/11/12 Organization of the 6th International Conference on Computer Ethics ETHICOMP (2002/11/10 - 2002/11/12)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências da Economia e da Empresa, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2022/06/07 Classificação de Influencers em Mercados Financeiros nas Redes Sociais
(Thesis) Arguer
Inês Saúde Almeida (Master)
2022/03/10 Gamification in teaching – Preparatory study in two vocational education classes
President of the jury
Rodrigo Costa (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2022/03/05 Smart Recycle
President of the jury
Fábio Silva (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2022/02/10 Gamification as an element of Engagement in a business context - The use of gamification applied to the Agil methodology
President of the jury
Marlene Soberano (Master)
Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2011/11/02 O matUTAD as an e-Learning platform
(Thesis) Arguer
Jorge Manuel Dias Machado (Master)
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal
2010/06/06 Browsing in the third age
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Rita Rebordões Mendes (Master)
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2022/01/01 - Current Autonoma Tech-Lab Colaboração projetos de investigação
2019/01/01 - Current COMEGI - Centro de Investigação da Universidade de Lisboa Colaboração em projetos de investigação
2010/01/01 - Current CCSR - Centre for Computing and Social Research Colaboração nos projetos de investigação