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Intelligence & Excellence

Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development

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About Us

Based in Portugal


Research Unit

GECAD is the largest R&D unit of the Polytechnic of Porto, settled in ISEP, having the mission the development of scientific research and innovation for the incorporation of Intelligence in Engineering and Computing Complex Systems. Intelligent Energy Systems is the International and National reference of Excellence of GECAD, namely in areas like Smart Grids, Electricity Markets, Distributed Resources, Demand Response, Energy Efficiency and Intelligent Buildings.
Research is performed in other areas like Affective Computing, Ambient Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber-Physical Systems, Group Decision Support, and Internet-of-Things. 

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Our main areas

The two main topic covering a wide range of sub areas, focusing  in the application of artificial intelligence techniques to power systems.

Intelligent Systems

…Innovation, and development of several works regarding multi-agent systems for electricity market and monotoring smart grid and buildings.

Intelligent Systems

Innovation, and development of several works regarding multi-agent systems for electricity market and monotoring smart grid and buildings.

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With a direct relasionship with School of Engineering (ISEP) of Polytechnic of Porto (IPP), the team has based in knowledge, interdisciplinary and research.


Team full of expertise, with years of knowledge, shared with new researchers.


Combines different disciplines  providing wider bounderies of research.


Expanding the limits in research with focus, persistence and resilience. research.

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Our projects

GECAD is very effective in participating in R&D projects and in publishing in Top-level scientific journals.

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Data from 1-1-2019 to 31-12-2019


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