The Software/Hardware Integration Lab (LISHA) was founded in 1985 to promote research in the frontiers between hardware and software. Since then, it has dedicated considerable efforts to research in areas such as computer architecture, operating systems, computer networks and the related applications. Currently, the laboratory focuses on innovative techniques and tools to support the development of embedded systems.

MCTIC's IA² Program

LISHA is now part of MCTIC's IA² Program. Prof. Gustavo Medeiros de Araújo will be working together with accelerators HARDS and DARWIN and SOFTEX to support startups while innovating with AI solutions to real problems.


LISHA is the SIBRATEC Innovation Center for TIC in Santa Catarina.

OpenEPOS 2.2

A new version of OpenEPOS has been released! Check the new features.

IoT Platform

LISHA's IoT Platform now supports dozens of research projects. For further information about how to join it, please check this link.


A new version of LISHA's IoT Platform based on SmartData and the Trustfull Space-Time Protocol(TSTP) is now available!

Tstp Overview


EPOSMote III, the third generation of wireless sensing/actuating platform has been released! It is already being used at the UFSC Smart Solar Building.



LISHA's CPS Management Platform is now fully integrated with the IoT Platform, adding features such as defect tracking, logging, geolocation, and service ticketing.