List of PhD thesis conducted within and supervised by members of C-MAST



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  1. Deesy Gomes Pinto, “Comportamento termomecânico de um betão refratário de 100% alumina para aplicações monolíticas”, February 2012. .


  1. Tânia Daniela Felgueiras de Miranda Lima, “Ergo@Office: A methodology for identification of risk factors directed to the prevention of work related lesions”, February 2013. EGI = Industrial Engineering and Management.
  2. Cristóvão Lucas dos Santos, “Mechanical behaviour of joints in wood structures”, May 2013.
  3. Dina Batista Pereira, “Essays on entrepreneurial transference of technology and patenting”, May 2013. EGI
  4. João Luís Esteves Pereira, “Assessing wood quality by spatial variability of transverse elastic properties within the stem: Case study on P. pinaster at the meso scale” June 2013.
  5. Adelino José Ferreira Monteiro, “School vs Enterprise – Impact of engineering and evaluation performance on the improvement of commercial competitiveness”, June 2013. EGI
  6. Leonel Jorge Ribeiro Nunes, “Utilization of biomass as an alternative for the sustainable energy and competitiveness of Portuguese industry”, July 2015. EGI


  1. Carlos Manuel Cipriano Xisto, “Numerical methods for gas dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics flows at arbitrary Mach numbers: Applications to magnetoplasmadynamics nozzles”, February 2014.
  2. José Nunes, “Performance evaluation of refrigeration systems in the agricultural-food industries of Beira Interior”, July 2014.
  3. Patrícia Alexandra Alípio da Silva,” Eco-innovation in the manufacturing Portuguese industry: driving factors”, August 2014. EGI


  1. Mohammadmahdi Abdollahzadehsangrudi, “Analysis and development of numerical methodologies for simulation of flow control with dielectric barrier discharge actuators”, March 2015.
  2. João António Lobão Andrade, ”Contribution of cable losses in the investment analysis on efficient electrical equipment”, April 2015. EGI.
  3. Fernando António Monteiro Martins, “Design as a belief system”, July 2015. EGI
  4. Gerardo José Osório da Silva, “Forecasting tools and probabilistic scheduling approach incorporating renewables uncertainty for the insular power systems industry “, July 2015.
  5. Olga Maria Figueiredo Costa, “Management of health and safety in companies of services provider: analysis of the industrial construction sector in Portugal”, July 2015. EGI


  1. Rui Vizinho Oliveira, “Development of Computational Methodologies for Turbulence Transitional Flow Prediction”, March 2016.
  2. João Paulo Salgueiro Morgado, “Development of an open-source software tool for propeller design in the MAAT project”, March 2016. AE.
  3. Diamantino dos Santos Diniz de Abreu, “3D Material similitude model for testing design in time and space and for biology”, April 2016. EGI.
  4. Tiago Daniel Penedo Mendes, “Enhancing the efficiency of electricity utilization through home energy management systems within the smart grid framework”, July 2016. EGI.
  5. Maziar Yasdami Madavandi, “Modeling a cooperation environment for flexibility enhancement in smart multi-energy industrial systems”, July 2016. EGI
  6. Radu Godina, “Smart operation of transformers for sustainable electric vehicles integration and model predictive control for energy monitoring and management”, July 2016. EGI.
  7. Nilufar Neyestani, “Sustainable distribution network planning considering multi-energy systems and plug-in electric vehicles parking lots”, October 2016. EGI.


  1. Luís Miguel Lopes Lourenço, “Development and ergonomic analysis of computer pointing devices”, February 2017.Industrial Management Engineering (EGI)
  2. Jorge Manuel Pereira Gregório, “Development of an alternative internal combustion opposed-piston engine”, March 2017. AE
  3. Joana Mafalda Moura Malheiro, “Elastic and Inertial Instabilities in Laminar Flows with Curvature – A Numerical Study”, April 2017.
  4. Jorge Marcelo Quintas de Oliveira, “Mechanical Characterization of Wood under Mixed Mode Loading“, April 2017.
  5. Jakson Augusto Leger Monteiro, “Studies on the Performance of Cycloidal Rotors – Analytical and Numerical Modelling of Transient Effects ”, July 2017.
  6. Sérgio da Fonseca Santos, “Planning of power distribution systems with high penetration of renewable energy sources using stochastic optimization”, July 2017.EEC.
  7. Pedro Filipe Fernandes de Albuquerque, “Mission-based multidisciplinary design optimization methodologies for unmanned aerial vehicles with morphing technologies”, Sept. 2017, AE.


  1. Gustavo Galdi Heidinger, “Estudos Experimentais de Análise do Desempenho Termodinâmico e Eficiência Energética de Equipamentos de Refrigeração em Climas Tropicais”, June 2018.
  2. António Manuel Martins Vaz. Título: “A desmaterialização e o efeito do intangível sobre a sustentabilidade do consumo global de materiais”, October 2018, EGI.
  3. Pedro Daniel da Rocha Santos. “Integrated Multi-functional Morphing Aircraft Technologies”, April 2018, AE.


  1. Paulo Alexandre Rodrigues de Vasconcelos Figueiredo, “Optimization of FPSO Glenn Lyon Mooring Lines“, June 2019.
  2. Frederico Miguel Freire Rodrigues, “Experimental Modelling of Plasma Actuators Optimization with Applications to Thermo-fluid Dynamics”, June 2019.
  3. Saber Talari, “Optimal demand response strategy in electricity markets through bilevel stochastic short-term scheduling”, April 2019, EEC.


  1. Ângela Sofia Leal Neves, “The Current Trends in Industrial Symbiosis and its Potential Implementation in Portuguese Industrial Parks”, January 2020, EGI.
  2. Inácio José, “Influência do Pensamento Lean e dos Sistemas de Informação na Eficiência dos Portos de Angola”, May 2020, EGI.



  1. Alexandre Fernandes Santos, “Abordagem para a Avaliação do Desempenho Térmico de Data Centers Baseada em Novos Índices (EUED, TWI e PDD) Envolvendo Elementos Psicrométricos “,22 Setembro 2021.
  2. Mehdi Habibnia Rami, “CFD Modelling of 3D Effects in Cycloidal Rotors – A Performance Analysis Assessment with Design Guidelines”, 6 Setembro 2021.
  3. Mohammad-Reza Pendar,”Numerical Modelling of Electrostatic Spray Painting Process with a Rotating Bell Cup for Automotive Painting”, 6 Outubro 2021.

 *Mechanical Engineering (ME)

 * Industrial Management Engineering  (EGI)

   * Aeronautical Engineering (AE)

* Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering (EEC)