Joaquim A Jorge

Full Professor of Computer Graphics and Multimedia, University of Lisbon, Portugal


Joaquim Jorge is a Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/UL), the School of Engineering of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where he teaches User Interfaces and Computer Graphics. He received Ph.D. and MSc degrees in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 1995. He is Editor in Chief of the Computers & Graphics Journal and was a member of the ERCIM Editorial Board from 2011 to 2015. He is currently Chair of the ACM/SIGGRAPH Specialized Conferences Committee, and a member of the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee as well as the IFIP TC13 (Human-Computer Interaction) and Eurographics. He has organized or helped organize 45+ International Scientific Events. He served as International Program Committee Chair of IEEE VR 2020, Eurographics 2016, the 2013 International Conference on CAD/Computer Graphics (HK/PRC), ACM IUI 2012, among others. He has served on 200+ International Program Committees. Joaquim Jorge’s interests are in Extended Reality, Medical Applications, Calligraphic and Multimodal User Interfaces, Visual Languages and Pattern Recognition techniques applied to Human-Computer Interaction. A Senior Member of IEEE (2001) and a Distinguished Member of the ACM (2017), he was elected Fellow of the Eurographics Association in 2010 and received the IFIP Silver Core Award in 2014 for services to TC13. He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker since July 2015. He served on the Executive Committee of the ACM Europe Council from 2015 to 2019.