Presentations


48 seminars/invited talks, 28 oral communications, and 24 poster communications. Listed below.


Seminars and Invited Talks

  1. Influence of a pattern on the irreversible adsorption of colloidal particles, January 14th, 2009, Seminars of Computational Physics, Institute for Building Materials, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.
  2. Polls impact in the electoral process, November 25th, 2009, Seminar of the "Centro de Física Teórica e Computacional, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  3. Tactical voting in plurality elections, March 16th, 2010, Modeling Complex Socio-Economic Systems and Crises, Competence Center Coping with Crises in Complex Socio-Economic Systems, Zurich, Switzerland.
  4. Explosive percolation, October 29th, 2010, Séminaire de Physique Théorique, Institut de Théorie des Phénomènes Physiques, Faculté des Sciences de Base, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  5. Explosive percolation, December 7th, 2010, Modeling Complex Socio-Economic Systems and Crises, Competence Center Coping with Crises in Complex Socio-Economic Systems, Zurich, Switzerland.
  6. Explosive percolation, January 27th, 2011, Seminar of the Centro de Física Teórica e Computacional, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  7. Percolação explosiva, February 4th, 2011, Seminário do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Física, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil. 
  8. Percolação explosiva, February 17th, 2011, Departamento de Física Teórica e Experimental, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil.
  9. Explosive percolation, May 3rd, 2011, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
  10. Percolation: Theory and applications, July 21st, 2011. Summer School: From Soft Matter to Stochastic Processes, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  11. How dense can one pack spheres of arbitrary size distribution?, February 2nd, 2012. 2nd Workshop on Complex Physical Phenomena in Materials, Porto de Galinhas, Recife, Brazil.
  12. Percolation and criticality, February 6th-8th, 2012. Summer School, Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.
  13. Preventing percolation: from fractured surfaces to discontinuous transitions, May 9th-12th, 2012. Advances in Percolation and Related Subjects, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.
  14. Adsorption and reactions on surfaces, May 14th, 2012. The Glotzer Group - Center for Assembly Science & Engineering, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.
  15. Explosive percolation, June 4th, 2012. Frontiers in statistical physics and complex systems - in honor of Antonio Coniglio 70th birthday, Catania, Italy.
  16. Theory of complex networks, September 21st, 2012. CAS ETH in Risk and Safety of Technical Systems (A part-time executive program), ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  17. Avalanches and self-organized criticality, December 5th, 2012. Winter School on Numerical and Experimental Assessment of Landslides and Debris Flow, MUMOLADE, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  18. Fracturing ranked surfaces and volumes, February 4th, 2013, Seminar of the Centro de Física Teórica e Computacional, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. 
  19. Ranked surfaces and volumes, June 27th, 2013, Seminário de Probabilidade e Combinatória, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  20. The good, the bad, and the ugly of synchronization: heartbeats, epilepsy, and cacophony, July 8th, 2013, International Course on Biological Complex Networks, Natal, Brazil.
  21. Explosive epidemics, July 21st, 2013, Computational Methods in Bio and Complex Systems, Satellite Meeting -- Statphys 25, Seoul, South Korea.
  22. Controlling synchronization in complex networks, September 11th, 2013, International Workshop on Phase Transitions, Critical Phenomena and Related Topics in Complex Networks, Sapporo, Japan.
  23. Simulations of soft matter: from sandstorms to novel materials, November 27th, 2013, Seminar of the Physics Department, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  24. Irreversible adsorption of patchy colloids on substrates, June 20th, 2014, Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology, Georgetown University, Georgetown, DC, United States.
  25. Designing robust network infrastructures, July 18th, 2014, The 5th RMUTP International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development: the road towards a green future, Bangkok, Thailand.
  26. Percolation and criticality (three lectures), September 22nd-26th, 2014, 2nd Workshop on Statistical Physics, Bogotá, Colômbia. 
  27. Irreversible adsorption of functionalized colloids on substrates, September 26th, 2014, 2nd Workshop on Statistical Physics, Bogotá, Colômbia.
  28. Planeamento de infrastructuras de redes robustas -- a perspectiva de um físico, October 13th, 2014, Seminar at Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  29. Ranked surfaces and  volumes, November 17th, 2014, Seminar of the group of Complex Systems and Random Networks, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.
  30. Aggregation of patchy colloids on substrates - a stochastic approach, February 18th, 2015, COST workshop on Modelling of Flowing Matter, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  31. Aggregation and relaxation dynamics of patchy colloids on substrates, April 15th, 2015, Informal seminar, Group Meeting of Daan Frenkel's group, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK.
  32. Nonequilibrium dynamics of functionalized colloids on substrates, September 30th, 2015, XIV Brazil MRS Meeting, Symposium: Statistical Mechanics of Materials Design, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  33. Percolation theory in complex networks, October 1st, 2015, School on Complex Networks and Applications to Neuroscience (ICTP), S. Paulo, Brazil.
  34. Structure and robustness of network infrastructures, October 1st, 2015, School on Complex Networks and Applications to Neuroscience (ICTP), S. Paulo, Brazil.
  35. Synchronization transitions in the Kuramoto model, October 2nd, 2015, School on Complex Networks and Applications to Neuroscience (ICTP), S. Paulo, Brazil.
  36. Synchronization: the good, the bad, and the ugly, December 3rd, 2015, Seminar of the group of Complex Systems and Random Networks, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal. 
  37. Kinetic roughening: how directionality changes the game, March 17th, 2016, APS March Meeting 2016, Baltimore, MD, United States.
  38. Self-organization of colloids under non-equilibrium conditions, March 21st, 2016, Center of Soft Matter and Biological Physics Seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States.
  39. Field-driven dynamics of binary colloidal mixtures, April 14th, 2016, COST Workshop: Experimental Flowing Matter, Istanbul, Turkey.
  40. Field driven dynamics of binary colloidal mixtures, June 28th, 2016, Workshop "MTG Fest: Celebrating Margarida Telo da Gama's Birthday", Lisbon, Portugal.
  41. Dynamics of self-organization of colloidal particles at interfaces, October 3rd, 2016, Seminar at International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga, Portugal.
  42. Nonequilibrium dynamics of colloidal particles at interfaces, March 1st, 2017, Dynamics of Interfaces in Complex Fluids and Complex Flows, Erlangen, Germany.
  43. Dynamics of self-organization of colloidal particles under confinement, January 4th, 2018, Seminar at Groupe de Physique Statistique, Université Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  44. Structure and dynamics of infrastructural networks, April 6th, 2018, UNIFOR, Fortaleza, Brazil.
  45. Dynamics of charged and polarized grains, April 7th, 2018, 7th Workshop INCT-SC (Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia de Sistemas Complexos), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  46. Dinâmica de sistemas coloidais confinados, May 21st, 2018, Seminar at Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  47. Dynamics of self-organization of colloidal particles under confinement, May 29th, 2018, Seminar at Group Theory of Polymers and Soft Matter, Technical University of Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  48. Dynamics of self-organization of colloidal particles under confinement, September 12th, 2018, Seminar at Group of Giorgio Volpe, University College London, United Kingdom.

Oral Communications

  1. Deposição Sequencial de Misturas Binárias Numa Linha, September of 2002, 13a Conferência Nacional de Física, Évora, Portugal.
  2. Monte Carlo Simulations of the Random Sequential Deposition Model of a Binary Mixture on a Line, March of 2003, March Meeting of American Physical Society, Austin, Texas, USA.
  3. Monte Carlo Study of Patterns Arising in Pre-treated Surfaces, September of 2004, 8th International Conference on Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics, Marrakech, Marocco.
  4. Deposição de partículas coloidais em Superfícies Pré-tratadas, December of 2004, 5as Jornadas do Grupo de Revestimentos Funcionais, Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.
  5. Monte Carlo Study of Deposition of Colloidal Particles in Pre-treated Surfaces, September of 2005, 5th Iberian Vacuum Meeting, Guimarães, Portugal.
  6. Kinetic Monte Carlo Study of Island Nucleation and Growth on Ag(100) and Ag(111) Substrates, October of 2005, Jornadas do Centro de Física da Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.
  7. Early Stage of Island Nucleation and Growth on Ag/Ag(100), September of 2006, European Materials Research Society Fall Meeting 2006, Warsaw, Poland.
  8. Nucleation and Growth of Islands During Submonolayer Deposition on Ag/Ag(100), March of 2007, March Meeting of American Physical Society, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  9. Non-trivial Statistics Crossover in Random Sequential Adsorption Due to the Presence of a Pattern, March of 2008, March Meeting of American Physical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  10. Transition from Power-law to Exponential Induced by the Pattern in Random Sequential Adsorption, September of 2008, 10th Granada Seminar, Granada, Spain.
  11. Kinetics of random sequential adsorption on patterned substrates, December of 2008, 100th Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
  12. Random sequential adsorption on patterned substrates: jammed state structure and kinetic properties, March of 2009, March Meeting of American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  13. Activating explosive percolation, January of 2010, Journees de Physique Statistique 2010, Paris, France.
  14. Explosive percolation via control of the largest cluster, July of 2010, CLXXVI International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi": Complex Materials in Physics and Biology, 2010, Varenna, Italy.
  15. Adsorption of functionalized colloids on substrates, June of 2013, Swiss Soft Days 11, Fribourg, Switzerland.
  16. Fracturing ranked surfaces, July of 2013, IUPAP: Statphys 25, Seoul, South Korea.
  17. Irreversible adsorption of patchy colloids on substrates, June of 2014, 88th ACS 2014 Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
  18. Kinetic roughening of aggregates of patchy particles, July of 2014, Liquids 2014 -- 9th Liquid Matter Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  19. Nonequilibrium self-organization of functionalized colloids, April of 2015, Flowing Matter: Applications, dissemination and outreach, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  20. Collective dynamics in the presence of external fields, June 25th, 2015, Computational Approach to Materials Design, Aveiro, Portugal.
  21. Interfacial properties of functionalized colloids on substrates, July 9th, 2015, 6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces, Guimarães, Portugal.
  22. The core-periphery structure of the world airline network, June 22nd, 2016, 2016 Summer Solstice: 8th International Conference on Discrete Models of Complex Systems, Aveiro, Portugal.
  23. Field-driven dynamics of a binary colloidal mixture, July 22nd, 2016, Statphys 26, Lyon, France.
  24. Field-driven self-organization of colloidal mixtures, September 8th, 2016, Física 2016, Braga, Portugal.
  25. Cell-mediated self-assembled 3D scaffolds, May 4th, 2017, CECAM Workshop: Cell and tissue motility, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  26. Aggregation dynamics of colloidal particles at interfaces, July 11th, 2017, Nanax 8, Braga, Portugal.
  27. How does shape anisotropy affect the aggregation of colloidal particles at the edge of an evaporating drop, July 17th, Liquids 2017 -- 10th Liquid Matter Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  28. Self-charging of identical grains in the absence of an external field, March 8th, APS - March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, United States.

Poster

  1. Monte Carlo Simulations of Jamming Coverage of Pre-treated Patterned Surfaces, June of 2003, European Materials Research Society 2003, Strasbourg, France.
  2. Characterization of the Jamming State of Pre-treated Patterned Surfaces by Extensive Monte Carlo Simulations, June of 2004, European Materials Research Society 2004, Strasbourg, France.
  3. Colloid-colloid and Colloid-surface Mass Transport Relaxation Kinetics, June of 2005, 79th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Potsdam, New York, EUA.
  4. Understanding Macroscopic Material Properties Through Simulation of Microscopic Models, December of 2005, Física 2005, Oporto, Portugal.
  5. Deposição de Nanopartículas em Superfícies Pré-tratadas, October of 2006, XXIV Encontro de Físicos do Norte e Nordeste, Paraíba, Brazil.
  6. Adsorption of Nanoparticles on Pre-treated Surfaces, November of 2006, Jornadas do Centro de F´ısica da Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.
  7. Irreversible Adsorption of Nanoparticles with Size Dispersion, March of 2007, March Meeting of American Physical Society, Denver, Colorado, EUA.
  8. Irreversible Adsorption of Nanoparticles with Size Dispersion, April of 2007, Fourth San Luis Symposium on Surfaces, Interfaces and Catalysis, Cuernavaca, Mexico.
  9. Competitive Deposition of Two Size Segments on a Line, July of 2007, IUPAP: Statphys 23, Genoa, Italy.
  10. Can a Patterned Substrate Influence the Irreversible Deposition of Colloidal Particles, July of 2007, IUPAP: Statphys 23, Genoa, Italy.
  11. Adsorption of Colloids With Gaussian Size Distribution, July of 2007, IUPAP: Statphys 23, Genoa, Italy.
  12. Thin-film Morphology Dependency on Adatom-substrate Interaction Energy, March of 2008, March Meeting of American Physical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, EUA.
  13. High Performance Algorithm for Colloids Adsorption on Clean and Pre-patterned Substrates, September of 2008, 22nd Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society, Krakow, Poland.
  14. Aggregate Formation of Colloidal Particles With Gaussian Size Distribution: A Computational Approach, September of 2008, 22nd Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society, Krakow, Poland.
  15. Jammed State of Competitive Sequential Adsorption on a Line, September of 2008, 10th Granada Seminar, Granada, Spain.
  16. Thin-film Growth Dependence on Adatom-Substrate Interaction Energy, September of 2008, 10th Granada Seminar, Granada, Spain.
  17. Explosive percolation in three dimensions, February of 2011, Swiss Soft Days 4, Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  18. Non-equilibrium wetting by empty liquids, October of 2012, 2nd Workshop on Interfacial Phenomena in Complex Fluids at Structured Surfaces: Theory meets Experiment, Lisbon, Portugal.
  19. Irreversible adsorption of patchy colloids on substrates, September of 2013, International Soft Matter Conference 2013, Rome, Italy.
  20. Aggregation of functionalized colloids at the edge of a drop, September of 2013, International Soft Matter Conference 2013, Rome, Italy.
  21. Networks of patchy colloids on substrates, October of 2013, Swiss Soft Days 12, Bern, Switzerland.
  22. Irreversible adsorption of patchy colloids on substrates, July 2014, Liquids 2014 -- 9th Liquid Matter Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  23. Adsorption of patchy colloids on a substrate yielding two absorbing phase transitions and a tricritical point, July 2014, Liquids 2014 -- 9th Liquid Matter Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  24. Field driven dynamic demixing of binary mixtures, September 2016, International Soft Matter Conference 2016, Grenoble, France.