Dr. Amilcar Soares is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Prior to joining MUN he was a research associate at the Institute for Big Data Analytics and an Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University. His research interests include spatiotemporal data enrichment, segmentation, classification, clustering, and visualization. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Federal University of Pernambuco. He has been involved in several research projects funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Transport Canada (TC), and Defence Research and Development Canada Atlantic (DRDC Atlantic).
Techniques for seamless integration of data streams of the many IoT sensors infrastructure.
Mapping of commercial shipping routes and ballast water exchange activities to assess the risk of introduction of aquatic invasive species.
The overarching objective of MASTER is to form an international and inter-sectoral network of organisations working on a joint research programme to define new methods to build, manage and analyse multiple aspects semantic trajectories.