General Information

Academic Education

PhD in Science, field of knowledge Physics, Center of Physics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2009.
Kinetics of deposition and post evolution relaxation in thin films.
Supervisor: Prof. António Cadilhe.

Degree in Physics and Chemistry (education), Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2004.
With several distinction awards.


Professional Experience

  Research
 
          September 2016 - current position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
          Center for Theoretical and Computational Physics.

          June 2014 - September 2016: Principal Researcher, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
          Center for Theoretical and Computational Physics and iFCT 2013 (IF/00255/2013).

          January 2013 - May 2014: Senior Research Assistant, Institute for Building Materials  (IfB), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.
          Group of Professor Hans Herrmann.

          September 2009 - December 2012: Postdoc Researcher, Institute for Building Materials  (IfB), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.
          Group of Professor Hans Herrmann.

          February 2012: Visiting researcher, Physics Department, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil.
          Group of Professor Jose Soares de Andrade Jr.
 
          February 2011: Visiting researcher, Physics Department, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil.
          Group of Professor Jose Soares de Andrade Jr.
 
          2005/2009: PhD student, Physics Center, Universidade do Minho.
          With fellowship from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.
 
September-December 2007: Internship at T-12 Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA.
Under the supervision of Dr. Arthur Voter.
 

 Teaching Experience

Fall 2014: Lectures and Exercises, Criticality and Complex Systems, Physics Department, University of Lisbon.

Spring 2014: Exercises, Computational Statistical Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Fall 2013: Exercises, Introduction to Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Spring 2013: Exercises, Computational Statistical Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Fall 2012: Exercises, Introduction to Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Spring 2012: Exercises, Computational Statistical Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Fall 2011: Exercises, Introduction to Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Spring 2011: Exercises, Computational Statistical Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Fall 2010: Exercises, Introduction to Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Spring 2010: Exercises, Computational Statistical Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

Fall 2009: Exercises, Introduction to Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials (IfB), ETH.

2004/2005: Monitor (teaching assistant), Chemistry Department, Universidade do Minho.

2003/2004: Intern High School Teacher of Physics and Chemistry, Escola Secundária Carlos Amarante.

2002/2003: Monitor (teaching assistant), Chemistry Department, Universidade do Minho.