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Joana Matos Dias

Publication date: 07-07-2018 19:00

Joana Maria Pina Cabral Matos Dias

Faculty group

Management science


Operations Research; Optimization; Data Mining; Machine Learning; Metaheuristics; Health; Logistics; Project Appraisal; Capital budgeting; Cost-benefit analysis

Short bio

Joana Matos Dias has a BSc in Computers Engineering (University of Coimbra, 1996), a MSc in Operations Research (University of Lisbon, 2000), a MSc in Quantitative Finance (University of London, 2011) and a PhD in Management Science (University of Coimbra, 2006). She is an Assistant Professor with tenure at University of Coimbra, where she has been responsible for several course units like informatics, logistics, operations research, modeling in management, simulation. She is also a researcher at Inesc-Coimbra. Her main research interest is decision making models and algorithms in general, and operations research applied to health problems, combinatorial optimization, multiobjective optimization, in particular. She is author or co-author of two books and dozens of papers in refereed international journals, conference proceeding and book chapters.

Some projects

  • Beam Angle Optimization for radiotherapy treatment planning (PTDC/EIA-CCO/121450/2010)
  • IMMO - Smart Oil&Gas Platform – Installation, Monitoring and Multi-Optimization
  •  Customer Lifetime Value Assessment in Retail Banking
  • iAsset, Critical Software, S.A., development of optimization models for the maintenance of multicomponent systems (ref. 38635/2014, Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade).
  • iCIS Intelligent Computing in the Internet of Services (CENTRO-07-0224-FEDER-002003)
  • EMSURE Energy and Mobility for Sustainable Regions (CENTRO-07-0224-FEDER-002004)

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