dr. L. Ferreira Pires (Luis)

Associate Professor

About Me

Luís Ferreira Pires was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in Electronics from the 'Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica' (São José dos Campos, Brazil) in 1983 and, his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the 'Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo' (São Paulo, Brazil), in the Computer Networks specialisation, in 1989. He obtained his PhD degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, in September 1994.

Since 1988 he is working at the University of Twente (Enschede, The Netherlands), initially as research fellow of the Faculty of Computer Science, from 1992 to 1994 as Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and since 1994 as Associate Professor of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science. He is a member of the Services & Cyber-Security (SCS) group. His professional interests are design methodologies for distributed systems, architecture of distributed systems, modelling and specification techniques, middleware platforms and telematics applications. He is responsible for the Master courses ‘Service-Oriented Architecture with Web services’ and ‘ADSA: Model-Driven Engineering’, and the Bachelor Module ‘Software Systems’ and contributes to the Bachelor Modules 'Introduction to Business & IT' and ‘Data and Information’. 


Engineering & Materials Science
Chemical Analysis
Internet Of Things
Business & Economics
Semantic Interoperability
Service Composition
Work Flow


Miranda Soares, F. , Ferreira Pires, L., Garcia, M. C., Martins de Carvalho, A., Koffler, S., Ghilardi-Lopes, N. P., Rangel Silva, R., Moreira dos Santos Maculan, B. C., Bertolini, A. M., Rigote, G., Coradin, L., Montedo, U. B., Pignatari Drucker, D., Santiago, R., de Carvalho, M. C., da Silva Lima, A. C., Reis de Almeida, K., Mendonça de França, S. G., Elias Gabriel, H. D., ... Saraiva, A. M. (2023). Optimizing the Monitoring of Urban Fruit-Bearing Flora with Citizen Science: An Overview of the Pomar Urbano Initiative. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards, 7, [e112009]. https://doi.org/10.3897/biss.7.112009
Behtooee, F. (2023). Architectural design of a web-based tyre engineering system. [EngD Thesis, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036558105
Kritz, J., Roos, M. D. , Pires, L. F. , Moreira, J. L. R. , & Guizzardi, G. (2022). UgameFeature: Automatic Code Generation for Unity Game Projects. In L. F. Pires, S. Hammoudi, & E. Seidewitz (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development, MODELSWARD 2022, Online Streaming, February 6-8, 2022 (pp. 371-378). [55] SCITEPRESS. https://doi.org/10.5220/0010990000003119
Pessoa, M. V. P. , Pires, L. F. , Moreira, J. L. R., & Wu, C. (2022). Model-Based Digital Threads for Socio-Technical Systems. In Machine Learning for Smart Environments/Cities: An IoT Approach (pp. 27-52). [Chapter 2] (Intelligent Systems Reference Library; Vol. 121). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-97516-6_2
Soares, F. M., Corrêa, F. E. , Pires, L. F. , da Silva Santos, L. O. B., Drucker, D. P., Braghetto, K. R., de Abreu Moreira, D., Delbem, A. C. B., da Silva, R. F., da Silva Lopes, C. O., & Saraiva, A. M. (2022). Building a Community-Based FAIR Metadata Schema for Brazilian Agriculture and Livestock Trading Data. In SEMPDW 2022 (CEUR workshop proceedings; Vol. 3235). https://ceur-ws.org/Vol-3235/paper26.pdf
Graciano Martinez, V. , Pires, L. F. , Santos, L. , Moreira, J. , & Souza, R. (2021). A Framework for Staging Personal Health Trains in the Cloud. In F. J. D. Mayo, M. Marchiori, & J. Filipe (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, WEBIST 2021, October 26-28, 2021 (pp. 133-144). (Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies; Vol. 2021, No. 17). SCITEPRESS. https://doi.org/10.5220/0010712800003058
Nakagawa, P. I. , Ferreira Pires, L. , Rebelo Moreira, J. L. , & Olavo Bonino, L. (2021). Towards Semantic Description of Explainable Machine Learning Workflows. In Proceedings - 2021 IEEE 25th International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, EDOCW 2021 (pp. 236-244). (Proceedings - IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOCW). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW52865.2021.00054

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Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 2011
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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