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Scientific spreading initiatives

Scientific spreading initiatives

  • Anibal T. de Almeida was the Chair of the “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica” (Electric Mobility Day), organized by ISR Coimbra, at the Madeira Island, Portugal, September 19-22, 2010.

  • Luis Dias presented ongoing research to the members of the External Council of the Energy for Sustainability Initiative at the University of Coimbra, composed of representatives of 18 companies and 5 organizations external to the university. On November 22, 2010.

  • Luis Neves organized the "Mobilidade Elétrica" (Electric Mobility) conference integrated on "Energy Days" - ESTG Leiria, 11-15 April 2011.

  • Luis Neves organized a "Veículo Eléctrico: Tecnologias e Soluções de Mobilidade" (Electric vehicle: technologies and mobility solutions) forum at FNAC Leiria, September 30, 2011.

  • Luis Dias was interviewed for the “Newsletter UC”, “Metodologia aplicada ao ciclo de vida dos veículos elétricos para reduzir impacto ambiental”, Setember 2011.

  • Newsletter UC’s July 2012 Research Highlight section featured the first electric scooter produced in Portugal, by ISR Coimbra

  • ISR Coimbra organized the “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012” (Electric Mobility Day 2012), on June, 21st, in Coimbra,  (http://me.isr.uc.pt/dme/dme2012/dme-nos-media).

Organization of events

    • Anibal T. de Almeida was Vice Conference Chair of the 13th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Conference (theme: "On the Way to Intelligent Sustainable Mobility"), organized by ISR Coimbra, at the Madeira Island, Portugal, September 19-22, 2010.
    • Anibal T. de Almeida was Conference Co-Chairman of the 11th International Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation Conference (EPQU 2011), organized by ISR Coimbra, Lisbon 17 – 19 October, 2011.
    • Luis Neves was the General Chair of the 3rd International Youth Conference on Energetics (IYCE 2011), 7 to 9 July, 2011, organized by INESC Coimbra.
    • Luis Dias was on the Organizing committee of the 15th Conference of the Portuguese Operations Research Society, organized by INESC Coimbra, in Coimbra. April 18-20, 2011.
    • Anibal T. de Almeida was the Chair of the “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012” (Electric Mobility Day 2012), organized by ISR Coimbra, Coimbra, June, 21st 2012.
    • Anibal T. de Almeida was the Chair of the “PCEEE 2012 – Portugal em Conferência para uma Economia Energeticamente Eficiente”, organized by ISR Coimbra, Coimbra, June, 22nd 2012. The event was part of the EUSEW 2012 (Sustainable Energy Week).
    • Luis Neves organized the conference "Mobilidade Elétrica: Contributos para a sustentabilidade" (“Electric mobility: contribution to sustainability), Coimbra, 16-22 September 2012
    • Anibal T. de Almeida was the Chair of EEDAL'13: 7th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Coimbra, Portugal. September 11-13, 2013, organized by ISR Coimbra.
    • Luis Dias was on the Organizing committee of the Energy for Sustainability Multidisciplinary Conference EfS 2013; Coimbra, 8-10 setember, 2013. Includes Special Sessions track: “Sustainable Electric Mobility” (two sessions)
    • Fausto Freire was Chair and Luis Dias was Co-Chair of the LCA Workshop “Discussion Forum on Industrial Ecology and Life-Cycle Management”, Coimbra, April 7-8, 2014, organized by ADAI.
    • Luis Dias is organizer and chair of the session “Decision processes under a life-cycle perspective”, at the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) 2014 conference, Barcelona, July 13-18, 2014.
    • Paulo Pereirinha is General Chair of the IEEE-VPPC (Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference) “Spreading E-Mobility Everywhere”, Coimbra, October 27-30, 2014, organized by INESC Coimbra.
    • Paulo Pereirinha is in the organizing committee of the EMR'14, "Modelling and control using EMR - Application to hybrid electric vehicles and others” international Summer School, jointly organized by INESC Coimbra and Université Lille1 (France).

      International Conferences

        • Cheah L.; J. Gregory, R. Roth, R. Kirchain, L. Dias, F. Freire; Not All Electric Vehicles are Green: Regional Differences in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with EV Fleets, 6th Int. Conf. of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Berkeley, USA, June 7-10, 2011.
        • Dias, L, Some perspectives on multi-criteria analysis for sustainability assessment, 21st Int. Conf. on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Jyväskylä, Finland, June13-18, 2011.
        • Dias, L, Real World Applications of MCDA. COST IC0602 meeting: Algorithmic Decision Theory meeting, Manchester, UK. April 15, 2011. (Invited talk)
        • Dias L., On combining elicitation of judgment and robustness analysis, ISCH COST Action IS1304 Kick-Off Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 3rd April 2014. (Invited talk)
        • Dias L., A.R. Domingues, P. Marques, R. Garcia, F. Freire, Integrating LCA and multi-criteria decision analysis, Discussion Forum On Industrial Ecology And Life-Cycle Management, Coimbra, April 7-8 2014.
        • Dias L., G. Oliveira, P. Sarabando, Modeling Consumer Preferences about Vehicles with Multi-Attribute Additive Models: Survey-Based Experiments, 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Málaga, Spain, June 17-21, 2013.
        • Dias, L.C., P. Sarabando, On a Group Preference Axiomatization with Cardinal Utility, in: A. T. de Almeida, D. C. Morais, S. F. D. Daher (eds), Group Decision and Negotiation 2012, Proceedings: Volume I; Recife (Brasil), Editora Universitária UPFE, 2012, pp. 180-182. http://www.cdsid.org.br/gdn2012/proceedings.php
        • Dias L., P. Sarabando, R. Vetschera, Information Levels in Additive Group Decision Models under Incomplete Information: Bridging the Cardinal-Ordinal Gap, 22nd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Málaga, Spain, June 17-21, 2013.
        • Domingues, A. R., P. Marques, R. Garcia, F. Freire, L. Dias, Communicating life-cycle assessment results: a comparison of vehicle alternatives in Portugal”, in: Proceedings of the Energy for Sustainability Multidisciplinary Conference EfS 2013, Coimbra (Portugal), September 8-10, 2013. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/ID134_Domingues.pdf
        • Faria R., V. Custodio, P. Moura, J. Moreno, J. Delgado, A. de Almeida. SMARTplug: Using Smart Devices for the Charging Management of Electric Vehicles. In 7th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL’13), Coimbra (Portugal), 11-13th September 2013. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/Faria_SMARTplug.pdf
        • Faria R., N. Melo, P. Moura, J. Delgado, A. de Almeida. Electric Mobility: Impact on Overall GHG Emissions and on the Electrical Grid. In Energy for Sustainability 2013, Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet, Coimbra (Portugal), 8-10th September 2013. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/ID74_Faria.pdf
        • Ferreira, C., J. Ribeiro, F. Freire. Comparative life-cycle assessement of two car armerest produced at Plasfil. Energy for Sustainability 2013, Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet, 8-10 September 2013, Coimbra, Portugal. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/ID142_Ferreira.pdf
        • Freire, F. Life Cycle Assessment: overview, life-cycle thinking and illustrative examples. keynote lecture (invited). Univ. Michigan. Visiting Partners Retreat, June 24-25 2011.
        • Freire, F, A Comparative Assessment of Life-cycle Assessment and Communication Tools, 6th Int. Conf. of the Int. Society for Industrial Ecology, Berkeley, USA, June 7-10, 2011.
        • Freire, F., P. Marques, Electric vehicles in Portugal: An integrated energy, greenhouse gas and cost life-cycle analysis. 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, 6 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISSST.2012.6227988
        • Freire, R.; J. Delgado, J. Santos, A.T. Almeida; Integration of Renewable Energy Generation with EV Charging Strategies to Optimize Grid Load Balancing, Int. IEEE Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems 2010, Madeira Island, 19–22 Sept. 2010. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/Freire_2010_Integration.pdf
        • Garcia, R; F. Freire. A Comparative assessment of life-cycle assessment and communication tools, 6th Int. Society of Industrial Ecology", June 7-10, 2011, Berkeley, USA.
        • Garcia R; F Freire. Comparative assessment of environmental life-cycle-based tools: an application to particleboard. IEEE Int. Symp.on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, USA.
        • Garcia, R., F. Freire, A fleet-based life cycle assessment of electric vehicles in Portugal. Energy for Sustainability 2013, Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet, 8-10 September 2013, Coimbra, Portugal. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/ID135_Garcia.pdf
        • Malça, J.; F. Freire. Capturing Uncertainty in GHG Savings and Carbon Payback Time of Rapeseed Oil displacing Fossil Diesel in Europe. IEEE Int. Symp.on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, USA.
        • Malça, J.; F. Freire. Uncertainty analysis in life cycle GHG emissions and energy efficiency of bioethanol replacing gasoline. 24th Int. Conf. on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. NoviSad, 4-7 July 2011.
        • Marques, L.; V. Vasconcelos, P.G. Pereirinha, J.P. Trovão, Lithium Modular Batteries Bank for Electric Vehicles, 12th Portuguese-Spanish Conf. on Electrical Engineering, XIICLEEE, Ponta Delgada, June 30 –July 2, 2011. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/XIICLEEE_1846_MarquesEtAl.pdf
        • Marques, P., F. Freire. Life-Cycle Assessment of Electric Cars: Comparison of 3 EV technologies with conventional ICE for Portugal. Green Island Project: Research Integration Workshop, MIT, May 25-27, 2011.
        • Marques, P., F. Freire, Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of electric and conventional vehicles in Portugal, 43rd LCA Discussion Forum Life Cycle Assessment of Electromobility Answers and Challenges, Zurich, Switzerland, April 6, 2011.
        • Marques, P., F. Freire. Avaliação comparativa de veículos elétricos e convencionais incorporando variabilidade: emissões de GEE e custos de ciclo de vida. III Congresso Brasileiro em Gestão do Ciclo de Vida de Produtos e Serviços “Novos desafios para um planeta sustentável”, pp. 53-58, 3-6 setembro 2012, Maringá – PR – Brasil. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/Marques_Freire_CBGCV.pdf
        • Marques, P., F. Freire. Environmental life-cycle assessment of conventional and electric passenger cars for Portugal. Abstract book of the 1st International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainability, pp 12-13. 16-17 September 2012. Porto.
        • Marques, P., R. Garcia, F. Freire. Life cycle assessment of electric and conventional cars in Portugal. Energy for Sustainability 2013, Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet, 8-10 September 2013, Coimbra, Portugal. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/ID133_Marques.pdf
        • Melo, N.; F. Mira; A.T. Almeida, J. Delgado; Integration of PHEV in Portuguese Distribution Grid - Analysis of harmonic current emissions in charging points, 11th Int. Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation Conf. (EPQU 2011), Lisbon 17–19 Oct. 2011 http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/Melo_Integration.pdf
        • Morgado M., L.C. Dias, Criteria definition and weight assignment in MCDA: a review on environmental problems, 25th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXV), Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 July 2012.
        • Morgado M., A. R. Domingues, L. C. Dias, Sustainability in multi-criteria decision making: a review of life-cycle assessment applications, 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXVI), Roma, Italia, 1 - 4 July 2013.
        • Neves de Melo H. L; J.P. Trovão, P.G. Pereirinha, Study of Lithium-Ion Batteries Usability for Electric Vehicle Powertrain, 3rd Int. Youth Conf. on Energetics (IYCE 2011), Leiria, 7-9 July 2011.
        • Neves de Melo H., J. Trovão, P. Pereirinha, H. Jorge, Electric Vehicles Intelligent Charger for Automated Energy Management System, Proc. of the Int. Workshop on Energy Efficiency for a More Sustainable World, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, September 2012. www.dee.isec.pt/veil/MESMOEV/Melo01.pdf
        • Oliveira, G. D., L. C. Dias, P. Sarabando, Modeling consumer preferences for electric vehicles: an exploratory study, in: Proceedings of the Energy for Sustainability Multidisciplinary Conference EfS 2013, Coimbra (Portugal), September 8-10, 2013. 
        • Pereirinha P.G.; A. Santiago, J.P. Trovão, Preparation and characterization of a lithium iron phosphate battery bank for electric vehicle, 12th Portuguese-Spanish Conf. on Electrical Engineering, XIICLEEE, Ponta Delgada, June 30 –July 2, 2011. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/XIICLEEE_1845_PereirinhaEtAl.pdf
        • Pereirinha P.G.; J.P. Trovão, Standardization in Electric Vehicles, 12th Portuguese-Spanish Conf. on Electrical Engineering, XIICLEEE, Ponta Delgada, June 30 –July 2, 2011. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/XIICLEEE_1844_PereirinhaTrovao.pdf
        • Pereirinha P. G., “Why electric cars have to be and already are a reality!” invited talk in panel “Electric Cars: Reality or Wishful Thinking?”, VI Energy Forum, Sopot, Poland, Nov. 28th-30th, 2011.
        • Santiago A.; P.G. Pereirinha, J.P. Trovão, Charge and discharge test bench monitoring system for lithium ion batteries for electric vehicle, 3rd Int. Youth Conf. on Energetics, Leiria, 7-9 July, 2011.
        • Silva M.A., Hugo Neves de Melo, João P. Trovão, Paulo G. Pereirinha, Humberto M. Jorge, Hybrid Topologies Comparison for Electric Vehicles with Multiple Energy Storage Systems, 27th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition, EVS27, Barcelona, Spain, November 17-20, 2013. http://www.uc.pt/en/efs/research/EESEVS/f/SilvaMeloEtAl2013.pdf
        • Trovão J.P.; P.G. Pereirinha, L. Trovão, H. Jorge, Electric Vehicles Chargers Characterization: Load Demand and Harmonic Distortion, 11th Int. Conf. on Electrical Power Quality and Utilization, Lisbon, 17-19 Oct. 2011. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6128871
        • Vetschera R., L. C. Dias, P. Sarabando, Information levels in additive group decision models under incomplete information: Bridging the cardinal-ordinal gap, 26th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXVI), Roma, Itália, 1 a 4 de julho de 2013.

        National Conferences

        • Almeida A.T., A mudança de paradigma energético em curso no sector dos transportes, conferência do “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica no Funchal”, Funchal, 19 Set. 2010.

        • Almeida A.T., Veículos Eléctricos e Energias Renováveis, Ciclo de Seminários em Energia, IST, April 28th 2011.

        • Almeida A. T., Mobilidade Eléctrica Descarbonização em curso no sector dos transportes, Conference “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012”, Coimbra, June, 21, 2012.

        • Delgado J.; Panorama energético atual e razões para o ressurgimento da mobilidade elétrica, Conference “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012”, Coimbra, June, 21, 2012.

        • Delgado J; Emergência da mobilidade eléctrica – Principais factores envolvidos, conferência do “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica no Funchal”, Funchal, 19 Set. 2010.

        • Delgado J.; VE actualmente no mercado e custos de utilização, Conference “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012”, Coimbra, June, 21, 2012.

        • Freire, F., P. Marques. “Veículos Eléctricos: Avaliação Energética, Económica e de Emissões de Gases com Efeito de Estufa” 10 p., 6º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica. 1-3 March 2012. Coimbra.

        • Garcia, R., P. Marques, F. Freire. Emissões de ciclo de vida de gases com efeito de estufa de um veículo híbrido plug-in: modo elétrico versus modo convencional. 10ª CNA-XII CNEA, 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente-XII Congresso Nacional de Engenharia do Ambiente, 6-8 November 2013, Aveiro, Portugal.

        • Garcia, R., P. Marques, F. Freire. Avaliação de ciclo de vida da eletricidade em Portugal. VII Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica. 14-15 March 2014, Lisboa, Portugal.

        • Marques, P., F. Freire. “Avaliação de ciclo de vida de veículos convencionais e eléctricos” 10 p., 6º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica. 1-3 March. 2012, Coimbra.

        • Marques, P., R. Garcia, F. Freire, Avaliação comparativa de ciclo de vida de veículos elétricos e convencionais incorporando variabilidade. VII Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica. 14-15 March 2014. Lisboa, Portugal.
          Marques, P., R. Garcia, F. Freire. Avaliação comparativa de ciclo de vida de veículos elétricos e convencionais em Portugal. 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente Congresso Nacional de Engenharia do Ambiente, 6-8 November 2013, Aveiro, Portugal.

        • Melo N.; Potencial do VE para fornecer serviços de sistema e maximizar a integração de geração renovável, Conference “Dia da Mobilidade Eléctrica 2012”, Coimbra, June, 21, 2012.

        • Morgado M., L.C. Dias, Seleção dos critérios e atribuição de pesos em MCDM em problemas ambientais: uma revisão de literatura, 16º Congresso da APDIO (Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional) - IO 2013; Bragança, 3-5 junho, 2013.

        • Oliveira, G., N. Coelho, N. Figueiredo, F. Freire. Avaliação de Ciclo de Vida da Geração de Electricidade da Central de Ciclo Combinado do Pego, 6º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica. 1-3 Março 2012. Coimbra.
          Pereirinha, P.; J.P. Trovão, Porquê Tracção e Veículos Eléctricos na Mobilidade Sustentável?, Ciclo de Conferências dos Cem Anos de Tracção Eléctrica em Coimbra 1911-2011, Coimbra, 20-21 October 2011.

        • Sarabando P., L.C. Dias, G. Oliveira, Modelação das preferências dos consumidores sobre diferentes veículos: resultados baseados em questionários, 16º Congresso da APDIO (Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional) - IO 2013; Bragança, 3-5 june, 2013.

        Visits

        • 2010.09.22 - Jeremy Gregory and Richard Roth visited Coimbra to work with the Portuguese team.

        • 2011.01.19 - Members from the research team and Critical Move met in Tocha's Rovisco Pais Hospital, where two Critical Move autonomous EVs are in operation to transport patients between buildings.

        • 2011.03.29-30 - Jeremy Gregory, Lynette Cheah, and Richard Roth visited Coimbra to work with the Portuguese team.

        • 2011.05.13-2011-08-13 - Fausto Freire visited Cambridge to work with the MIT team.

        • 2011.06.29-2011-07-10 - Luis Dias visited Cambridge to work with the MIT team.

        • 2012.11.03 - Randy Kirchain visited Coimbra to work with the Portuguese team.

        • 2012.02.07-08 - Jeremy Gregory and Richard Roth visited Coimbra to work with the Portuguese team.

        • 2012.03.14-20 - Luis Dias, Fausto Freire, Gabriela Oliveira and Rita Garcia visited Cambridge to work with the MIT team.

        • 2013.07.21-24 - Luis Dias and Fausto Freire visited Cambridge to work with the MIT team.
        • 2014.01 to 2014.06 – Gabriela Oliveira is a visiting student at MIT during the spring semester.
        • 2014.04.11-15 - Luis Dias and Fausto Freire visited Cambridge to work with the MIT team.
        • 2014.06 to 2014.09 – Rita Garcia will be a visiting student at MIT during the summer term.

        Theses by team members

        • 2010.10.21 – Team member Pedro Moura has sustained his PhD dissertation “Metodologias e Tecnologias para a Integração em Larga Escala de Fontes Renováveis Intermitentes (Methodologies and Technologies for Large-Scale Integration of Intermittent Renewable Sources)” at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of Anibal Traça de Almeida.

        • 2010.10.21 - Pedro Augusto Marques has sustained his MSc dissertation in Environment Engineering "Avaliação comparativa de Ciclo de Vida de automóveis: Eléctrico, Plug-in Eléctrico Híbrido e Convencional (Comparative LCA of EV, PHEV and  conventional automobiles)" at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of Fausto Freire.

        • 2011.02.28 - Team member Paula Sarabando Santos has sustained her PhD dissertation “Escolha e ordenação com informação ordinal: Extensão à Decisão em Grupo e à Negociação (Choice and ranking with ordinal information: an extension to group decision and negotiation)” at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of Luis Dias.