Miguel GOMES DA COSTA Junior
Senior Instructor

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Award and Honor | Teaching | Research | Selected Publications | Academic Activities | Services | Supervisions | Professional Affiliations | Contact Details


Academic Qualification


Working Experience

  • 2010- Senior Instructor, Faculty of Science and Technology – University of Macau
  • 2001-2010 Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Technology – University of Macau
  • 1995-2001 Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Science and Technology – University of Macau
  • 1986-1995 Analyst/programmer (commercial, financial and medical sectors), São Paulo, Brasil.

Award and Honor

  • FST Teaching Excellence Award 2017/2018 (FST nominee for UM Teaching Excellence Award 2017/2018)
  • Long Service Award for 20 years (1995-2015) awarded by University of Macau – 2016
  • Long Service Award for 15 years (1995-2010) awarded by University of Macau – 2011
  • FST Teaching Award awarded by University of Macau – 2004
  • “The Most Favorite Teacher” awarded by FST Student Association – 2002/03
  • “The Most Favorite Teacher” awarded by FST Student Association – 2001/02
  • “The Most Favorite Teacher” awarded by FST Student Association – 2000/01
  • “The Most Favorite Teacher” awarded by FST Student Association – 1999/00

Teaching

B.Sc. Courses (* current)

  • CISC1000 – Information Technology Fundamentals and Practices
  • CISC1004 – Introduction to Computer Science
  • CISC3000 – Introduction to Database Systems
  • CISC3028 – Entrepreneurship in Computer Science
  • CISC4000 – Graduation Project
  • CISC4001 – Professionalism and Ethics in Computer Science
  • CISC4002 – Software Project Management
  • CIVL1000 – Computer Science

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Research

Research Interests

  • Information Systems, IT applications, IT in Education

Selected Publications

  • (2020) Zilu Liang, Miguel Gomes da Costa Junior, Ian Piumarta. Opportunities for Improving the Learning/Teaching Experience in a Virtual Online Environment, International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE 2020), Takamatsu, Japan, Dec 8-11, IEEE Press, pp. 464-471.
  • (2020) Miguel Gomes da Costa Junior, Cheng Teng, Jie-Zhao Zheng, Kam-Weng Tam. A Simple Gamification Approach of Reflected Electron Diffraction Phenomenon For Lower Secondary School Students, International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE 2020), Takamatsu, Japan, Dec 8-11, IEEE Press, pp. 494-497.
  • (2019) Miguel Gomes da Costa Junior, Cheng Teng, Jie-Zhao Zheng, Kam-Weng Tam. A Parametric Diffraction Pattern based Game Module Design for the Experiment of Optical Analogy of Reflected Electron Diffraction from One-Dimensional Structures, International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE 2019), Yogykarta, Indonesia, Dec 10-13, IEEE Press, pp. 798-803.
  • (2013) Simon Fong, Miguel Gomes da Costa Junior, Richard Khoury. Air Cargo Scheduling Using Genetic Algorithms, 2013 International Symposium on Computational and Business Intelligence (ISCBI 2013), August 24-26, 2013, New Delhi, India, pp.170-173.
  • (2011) Wen-Yao Zhuang, Miguel Costa Junior, Pedro Cheong, Kam-Weng Tam. Flood Monitoring of Distribution Substation in Low-Lying Areas Using Wireless Sensor Network, Procedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on System Science and Engineering, Macau, June 08 – June 10, IEEE Press.
  • (2005) Miguel Gomes da Costa Junior and Zhiguo Gong (2005). Web Structure Mining: An Introduction, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition, Hong Kong & Macau, China, June 27 – July 3, IEEE Press, pp. 590-595.

Academic Activities

Conference Presentations

  • (2020) International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE 2020) – A Simple Gamification Approach of Reflected Electron Diffraction Phenomenon for Lower Secondary School Students, Takamatsu, Japan, Dec 8-11. (online)
  • (2019) International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE 2019) – A Parametric Diffraction Pattern based Game Module Design for the Experiment of Optical Analogy of Reflected Electron Diffraction from One-Dimensional Structures. Yogykarta, Indonesia. Dec 10-13.
  • (2011) International Conference on System Science and Engineering (ICSSE 2011), University of Macau – Flood Monitoring of Distribution Substation in Low-Lying Areas Using Wireless Sensor Network, Macau, China. June 08-10.

Workshop Presentations/Invited Talks

  • (2020) Universidade Paulista (UNIP), Sorocaba, Brasil. “Indústria 4.0” (Industry 4.0), Sept 09. (online)(in Portuguese).
  • (2020) Online Faculty Meet-up & Training Series – “Lecture capture with Zoom and Turnitin” (online) – w/Dr. Alice Lee (FAH-ELC) – Apr 08.
  • (2019) CTLE Teaching & Learning Roundtable: Multi-Faceted Pedagogies @UM – Roundatable Chairperson – Nov 27.
  • (2019) CTLE Half-Day Faculty Development Workshop “Leaner-Centred Teaching & Learning @UM” – Presenter – Aug 08.
  • (2019) Asian e-Table 2019 – “Commoditization of e-Learning” – The University of Hong Kong – May 16 & 17.
  • (2018) CTLE Half-Day Faculty Development Workshop “Digital-Age Learning” – Panel: “UMx: Challenges and Opportunities” – Aug 29.
  • (2018) Asian e-Table 2018 – The University of Hong Kong – May 31.
  • (2018) CTLE Teaching Innovation Salon – Panel Discussion – Apr 25.
  • (2017) CTLE Faculty Mini-Talks: Teaching with technology – Integrating PollEverywhere into my teaching toolbox – Nov 24.
  • (2017) FAH Spring Staff Professional Faculty Development Workshop – Tools and Pedagogy – w/Dr. Michael Li (FED) and Dr. Alexandr Svetlicinii (FLL) – May 04.
  • (2017) CTLE – Spring Teaching Assistant Training Workshop Series – Effective and Efficient Grading: Rubrics and Feedback. w/Dr. Nevia Dolcini (FAH) – Apr 05.

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Services

University Services (Since 2002 – present)

  • Member, University of Macau Senate, 2016~
  • Fellow, Stanley Ho East Asia College, University of Macau, 2014~
  • Member, Faculty of Science and Technology Academic Council, 2012~
  • Member, FST/DCIS Internal Advisory Committee, 2011~
  • Academic Advisor, Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement (CTLE), 16/08/2019 ~ 15/08/2020
  • Academic Advisor, Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement (CTLE), 01/02/2017 – 15/08/2017
  • Member, Teach Less Learn More, Faculty Learning Community, CTLE/UM, 2016-2017
  • Member, Teaching Portfolio, Faculty Learning Community, CTLE/UM, 2015-2016
  • Member, UM-Moodle Working Group, CTLE/UM, 2015
  • Mentor, Mentorship Programme, FST/UM, 2005-2015
  • General Education Course Area Coordinator (Information Technology & Knowledge Society Team), UM, 2012-2015
  • General Education Course Development Team Member (Information Technology & Knowledge Society Team), UM, 2009-2015
  • Coordinator of Portuguese Speaking Countries Exchange Program, FST, 2007-2012

Professional Services (Since 2002 – present)

  • Financial Chair, Technology in Education, 5th International Conference, (ICTE 2020), Macau, China.
  • Local Arrangement Chair, the IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2009), Macau, China.

Supervisions

Final Year Project

  • (2020) MACAS II – Wong Man San (Donald), Mac Ka Man (Carman), Ao Ka Chit (Chloe), Chen Ximing (Simon)
  • (2020) Residential College Management System (RCMS) – Agostinho Atinho Baptista Brites
  • (2019) Electric Consumption Tariff Application – Ieong Weng Wai (Andrew), Sit Kai Un (Don), Cheong Man Kit (Jacky).
  • (2019) Mobile Assisted Classroom Activity System (MACAS) – Adrien Brentte Suing Ebitner, Md Shakhawat Hossain, Conor Paul Crowe [with Dr. Shirley Siu].
  • (2018) Electric Tariff Analysis Application – Lei Si Tong (Susan), Loy Xin Er (Samantha), Chin Ka U(Kelly).
  • (2018) Web-based Classroom Activity System – Au Chun Ki (Andy), Un Iok Ian (Phoebe) [with Dr. Shirley Siu].
  • (2017) MOOC-Gaze: Online Solution for Tracking Learners’ Gazing Dynamics of MOOC Videos – Zhou Xinghai (Victor), Cheang Kin Heng (Kin) [with Dr. Shirley Siu].
  • (2017) Time and Attendance System for Mobile Device – Shi Anda (Ben), Chan Chon Hin (Stanley), Dong Junchao (Terry).

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Professional Affiliations

  • Member of IEEE (Computer Society)
  • Member of ACM

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-4088
Telephone: (853) 8822-4378
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: mcosta
Personal Homepage: https://www.fst.um.edu.mo/personal/mcosta/