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PhD Student of the EfS Initiative finalist of Oeiras Valley 2020

16 october, 2020

INESC Coimbra fellow Jônatas Augusto Manzolli, PhD student in Sustainable Energy Systems at the EfS Initiative of the University of Coimbra, was a finalist in the Oeiras Valley 2020 award. The award, promoted by the municipality of Oeiras in partnership with Premivalor and LG, was focused on the development of innovative projects with impact at local, national and international levels.

More than 80 works from different countries were presented in the competition, of which 10 were selected for the grand final. The researcher supervised by professors Carlos Henggeler Antunes and João Pedro Trovão competed for the prize with the project entitled "Beira-Mar - Implementation of a fast line of electric buses".

The project aims to enhance the implementation of electric bus systems in urban contexts, based on an approach to optimize the location of fast charging stations on routes and was based on the student's master's thesis. The event was held on 10/01 at the Temple of Poetry, in Oeiras, and was attended by a representative of each finalist group, as well as specialized members of the jury and the city council.

Text by: INESCC