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João F. C. Mota


About Me

My research interests include optimization theory and algorithms, machine learning, data science, multimodal signal processing, distributed algorithms, control theory, and network science.

I'm Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University, and I'm with

More information also available on my Google Scholar profile and Heriot-Watt research profile.

Postdocs & PhD students:

  • Rahul Mourya
  • Yun Wu (jointly with Prof. Andrew Wallace, Heriot-Watt)
  • Junli Fang (visiting student from Xuemin Hong, Xiamen University, China)
  • Victor Müller (jointly with Dr. Corné Hoogendoorn, Canon Medical Research Europe)
  • Anis Hamadouche
  • Natalie Flaherty (jointly with Prof. Andrew Wallace, Heriot-Watt)


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Conference publications


An explanation of my PhD research:

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João Mota .
EM 3.22 .
Heriot-Watt University .
Edinburgh EH14 4AS .
United Kingdom

Email: j.mota (at)