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EfS-UC

Energy for Sustainability Initiative | 10 Years 2006-16

Professors and Researchers

The lecturers at the University of Coimbra involved in the Energy for Sustainability initiative are currently the following:

  
ADAI - Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics
Adélio Manuel Rodrigues GasparBuildings and Energy Systems  | Thermal simulation of buildings | Energy Efficiency | Renewable energy |Thermal comfort and thermal stress
Almerindo Domingues FerreiraWind engineering; | wind around buildings | Aeolian erosion | Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
António Manuel Gameiro Lopes Fluid mechanics | aerodynamics | hydrodinamics | numerical simulation
António Manuel Mendes RaimundoHeat and mass transfer | Energetic  and economical efficiency of buildings and in industry | Computational methods in fluid dynamics and heat transfer | Human thermoregulation modeling |Thermal Comfort
António Rui de Almeida FigueiredoNumerical modeling of flows with heat transfer | drying processes | performance of heat storage systems
Divo Augusto Alegria QuintelaThermal Comfort | Building Climatology | Air Pollution | Occupational Safety and Health
Domingos Xavier Filomeno Carlos Viegas
Fausto Seixas FreireIndustrial Ecology | Energy and environmental management | Life-cycle assessment | Bioenergy |Energy Systems
Jorge Campos Silva AndréEnergy Efficient Buildings  | Cogeneration
José Joaquim da CostaNumerical modeling of flows with heat and mass transfer | Heat and mass transfer in porous media | Solar adsorption refrigeration | Air curtains | Phase Change Materials
José Manuel Baranda Moreira da Silva RibeiroEnergy efficiency | Energy management | Cogeneration, microgeneration and microcogeneration
Luís Adriano Alves de Sousa Oliveira 
Manuel Carlos Gameiro da SilvaIndoor Environmental Quality | Energy Efficiency | Measurement Systems | Vehicle Testing |Engineering Education
Miguel Rosa Oliveira PanãoThermal management systems | Atomization and sprays | Constructal Theory | Hydrodynamic Cavitation |Geothermal Energy
Ricardo António Lopes MendesEnergy and sustainable development
Valeria Reva
  
CFE - Centre for Functional Ecology
Helena Freitas 
Miguel Pardal 
Ulisses Azeiteiro 
  
CES - Centre for Social Studies
Adelino GonçalvesArchitecture and Urbanism
António Alberto de Faria BettencourtAplicação de tecnologia nos edifícios | Construção sustentável como processo integrador das várias especialidades que gravitam em torno do projecto  | Arquitectura e clima _ Sistemas passivos  | Qualificação do ambiente interior e sistemas activos |A infra-estruturação do espaço
António Manuel Portoveda Lousa 
Alexandre Oliveira Tavares  
Ana Cordeiro Santos 
Boaventura de Sousa Santos 
Carlos José C. Guerreiro FortunaSustainable Urban Environment
Claudino Cristóvão FerreiraSustainable Urban Environment
Francisco Gil 
João Arriscado Nunes  
João Paulo Dias  
João Paulo Vergueiro Monteiro de Sá CardielosArchitecture | urban and landscape design | Urban planning | energy efficient cities | Buildings and technologies | urban regeneration | Nearly zero energy buildings | active and passive architecture
José António Oliveira BandeirinhaUrban energy planning | Management of demand for energy
José Manuel Mendes 
José Manuel Pureza 
José Maria Castro Caldas 
José Reis 
José M. de Andrade P. Pereira de OliveiraCognitive Psychology
Nancy Duxbury  
Paulo Peixoto Sustainable Urban Environment
Rita Serra  
Stefania Barca  
Tiago Santos Pereira 
Tiago Castela
Vítor Manuel Bairrada MurtinhoEnergy Efficient Buildings
  
CGeo - Geosciences Center
Ana Paula MachadoGeothermal Energy  | Urban energy planning
Mário Quinta FerreiraEngineering Geology | Dams | Natural materials | Foundations
Nelson Edgar Viegas RodriguesGeothermal Energy  | Concentrated Solar Power
Rui P. B. Pena dos ReisHydrocarbon Exploration | Carbon Capture and Storage
  
CISUC - Centre for Informatics and Systems
Ana Maria Almeida  
Carlos Lisboa BentoSustainable Mobility
Edmundo MonteiroIT enginnering | Telecommunications networks | mobile networks | Information security
Francisco Colunas Pereira da Câmara Pereira 
  
LAETA|ITeCons -  Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Ana Teresa Vaz Ferreira Ramos Energy Efficient Buildings  | Sustainable Construction | Buildings Rehabilitation
António José Barreto TadeuApplied Accoustics | Wave propagation | Thermo-hygrometric behaviour of construction elements | Fire safety. |Energy Efficient Buildings 
Hugo Macedo
José António Raimundo Mendes da SilvaBuilding Technology and Rehabilitation | Construction Sustainability | Energy Efficient Buildings
Julieta Maria Pires AntónioEnergy Efficient Buildings  | Building Acoustics
Luís Manuel Cortesão Godinho Acoustics | Wave propagation | Inspection techniques | Heat and mass transfer
Maria Isabel Morais TorresBuilding Technology | Rehabilitation | Thermo-hygrometric behaviour of construction elements  | Energy Efficient Buildings |Construction Sustainability
Nuno Albino Vieira SimõesThermal behaviour of Buildings  | Building Physics  | Building inspection techniques | Materials and construction Technologies |Heat and mass transfer
  
CITTA - Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment
Adelino Lopes FerreiraPavement Energy Harvest Systems | Sustainable Mobility | Transport Infrastructure Management Systems | Life Cycle Assessment of Transport Infrastructures |Transport Safety Management Systems
Álvaro Jorge da Maia SecoSustainable Mobility
Ana Maria César Bastos Silva Sustainable Mobility | Carbon Capture and Storage
Anabela Salgueiro Narciso Ribeiro Sustainable Mobility | Transport Planning | Spatial Planning | Modelling Approaches |‘Transport Planning’ and ‘Land Use’ Interactions within ‘Sustainable Development’ perspective
António José Pais AntunesSustainable Mobility |  Transport Planning |  Spatial Planning |  Operations Research
João Miguel Fonseca BigotteInnovation & Entrepreneurship | Spatial Planning | Transportation | Smart Cities | Operations Research
Paulo Alexandre Lopes de Figueiredo Coelho Sustainable Mobility
Oxana TchepelSustainable transport and urban environment | road transport emission modelling | urban air quality | population exposure modelling
  
CIEPQPF - Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre
Abel Gomes Martins Ferreira BioEnergy
António Garcia PortugalBioenergy, Biodiesel and energy from forest residues | Silica gel | Super insulation and space applications | multiscale modeling of materials
Cristina Maria Santos Gaudêncio Baptista BioEnergy  |   PSE- Process Systems Engineering |  Chemical Reaction
Hermínio de C. de Sousa "Greener”, sustainable, safe, biomimetic and environmentally-friendly processes for the development of added-value products, materials and applications | Extraction/separation processes from natural-origin products and from their residues | Materials and Biomaterials, polymers/biopolymers and hybrid/composite materials | Biomedical applications and drug delivery systems |Ionic liquids and their applications
Isabel Maria Almeida Fonseca BioEnergy
Jorge Manuel Santos RochaBioEnergy  |  Biochemical Engineering |  Biorefinery |  Biocatalysis
Lino de Oliveira SantosChemical Engineering
Maria da Graça Videira Sousa CarvalhoBioEnergy  |  Biorefinery |  Pulp and Paper Technology |  Chemical Engineering
Maria Graça Rasteiro 
Maria Margarida Lopes FigueiredoBioEnergy
Marco Seabra dos Reis 
Natércia Cristina Pires Fernandes BioEnergy
Nuno Manuel Clemente de OliveiraProcess Systems Engineering | Process Integration and Intensification | Chemical Process Design and Supervision | Biorefining
Pedro Manuel Tavares Lopes de Andrade Saraiva Innovation | Quality Management | Process Systems Engineering | New Product Development |Applied Statistics; Entrepreneurship
  
MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre
Alfeu Sá Marques
João Carlos de Sousa Marques 
José Paulo Lopes de Almeida
Nuno Simões

GEMF - Group for Monetary and Financial Studies
Eduardo Jorge Gonçalves Barata Ecological Economics | Energy | Regional Economics | Environmental Science
Luis Guilherme CruzEcologic Economics | Energy Policy | Input Output Analysis | Environmental Science |Urban and Regional Science
Maria Rita Vieira MartinsEnergy - Economy studies
Pedro Manuel Cortesão Godinho Transportation - Economy studies | Investment Appraisal | Optimization | Finance
Pedro Miguel Girão Nogueira Ramos Input-Output Models | Macroeconomic  Impact Assessment | Regional Studies
  
INESCC - Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers at Coimbra
Álvaro Filipe Peixoto Cardoso de Oliveira GomesLoad Simulation and Modelling | Load research, Load Management | Efficient Use of Energy Resources | Demand-Side Management |Evolutionary computation and Multiobjective Optimization
António Gomes MartinsEnergy efficiency | Energy demand-side management | Energy policies for market transformation | Energy planning for sustainability |Smart networks and devices for intelligent use of energy resources
Carla Oliveira HenriquesEnergy - Economy - Environment studies | Multiobjective Linear Programming Models  | Uncertainty Handling techniques through interval programming | Input-Output Analysis |Renewable energy and energy efficiency
Carlos Alberto Henggeler de Carvalho AntunesOperations Research | Energy Planning | Decision Support Systems | Decision support and optimization methodologies
Cidália Maria Parreira da Costa FonteGeographic Information systems | remote sensing | uncertainty and accuracy assessment | Voluntary Geographic Information |Geographic engineering
Gil Rito GonçalvesUrban energy planning
Humberto Manuel Matos JorgeDemand Response | Energy Efficiency | Smart Grids | Power Quality
Joana Maria Pina Cabral Matos DiasDecision support and optimization methodologies
João Paulo Faria Oliveira e CostaDecision support and optimization methodologies
José Paulo Elvas Duarte de AlmeidaGeographic information science & technologies
João Carlos Namorado Clímaco 
João Manuel Coutinho RodriguesUrban/Land-use & Transportation Planning | Optimization, Systems Analysis | Facilities Location | Multicriteria Analysis in Civil/Evironmental Engineering | Smartcities
Luís Cândido DiasOperations research | Decision Analysis | Performance evaluation | Sustainability assessment |Social choice and negotiation
Luís Miguel Pires NevesElectrical Engineering - Energy Systems | Energy Systems and Policies | Decision Support Systems
Luís Miguel Guilherme da Cruz 
Maria João Teixeira Gomes Alves  Decision support and optimization methodologies
Patricia Pereira da Silva Vasconcelos CorreiaEnergy economics  | Energy Markets | Finance |  Sustainable energy systems | Investments  Appraisal
Paulo José Gameiro PereirinhaElectric vehicles and sustainable mobility | Electrical machines | Renewable energies  | Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics
  
IJ - Law Institute
Maria Alexandra Sousa AragãoEnvironmental European Law | Environmental Portuguese Law | Sustainable Development Law | European Union Law |European Governance
Rui Moura Ramos
Suzana Tavares da SilvaEnergy law | Public law | Tax law
  
IPCDVS - Institute of Cognitive Psychology, Vocational and Social Development
Armando Luis Dinis Mónica OliveiraEnergy and sustainable development | Experimental Cognitive  Psychology | perception and attention | jugdgment & decision Making
José Miguel de Andrade Pina Pereira de Oliveira 
Maria São João BredaEnergy and   sustainable development | Motivation  and action regulation (e.g. consumer attitude-behavior relations) | Confidence and trust in interpersonal and technological contexts
  
ISR - Institute for Systems and Robotics
Aníbal Traça de Carvalho AlmeidaEnergy Efficiency in Industry and Buildings | Distributed Generation and Renewable Energies | Energy Storage and Smart Grids |  Industrial Automation | Field Robotics
Fernando José Teixeira Estêvão Ferreira  
Joaquim DelgadoVehicle to grid (V2G)
Paula Fonseca 
Pedro Soares MouraEnergy Efficiency in Buildings | Demand-Side Management | Demand Response |Renewable Energy | Distributed Generation | Energy Storage | Electric Vehicles | Smart Grids | Energy Planning
  
Other Entities
Alcides J. S. Castilho Pereira, CEMUCGeothermal Energy  | Natural Radioactivity | Remote Sensing
Ana Lucia Marto Sargento, CIGS-INDEA-IPLRegional Economy | Input – Output models
Luís J. P. Figueiredo Neves, CEMUCGeothermal Energy  | Natural Radioactivity | Raw Materials | Environment |GIS and Remote Sensing
Mário Jorge Teles Carvalhal, UC/ GESASST 
Paulo Fernando Antunes dos Santos, ISISEThermal behaviour and energy efficiency in buildings | Sustainability and life cycle analysis on construction
Sara Moreno Pires, UA
Stuart Batterman, Univ. do Michigan - Ann Arbor