Personal identification

Full name
Sónia Gouveia

Author identifiers

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Email addresses

  • sonia.gouveia@ua.pt (Professional)


  • Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA), Universidade de Aveiro. Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193, Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (Professional)


Degree Classification
2005/04/01 - 2009/12/11
Applied Mathematics (pre-Bolonha, European PhD degree) (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
"Contributions to the analysis of short-term cardiovascular coupling" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2004 - 2005
Métodos Computacionais em Ciências e Engenharia (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
"Characterization of cardiorespiratory signals reciprocal relations and coupling" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Matemática Aplicada à Tecnologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Automatic detection of QRS-T complexes in the electrocardiogram" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)


Host institution
2012 - Current Auxiliary Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Engenharia Eletrónica e Informática de Aveiro, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2010 - 2021 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Matemática, Portugal


Book chapter
  1. "Dynamic PCA Based Statistical Monitoring of Air Pollutant Concentrations in Wildfire Scenarios". 680-692. Springer International Publishing, 2022.
  2. D. Rocha; M. G. Scotto; C. Pinto; J. N. Tavares; Gouveia, Sónia. "Simulation study of HIV temporal patterns using Bayesian methodology". In Springer Series Statistics and Data Science: new challenges, new generations: PROMS (Accepted). 2019.
Conference paper
  1. Susana Olhero; Paula M. C. Torres; Joana Mesquita-Guimarães; Joana Baltazar; Joaquim Pinho-da-Cruz; Sónia Gouveia. "Structural Performance of Dense Alumina-Zirconia Ceramics: An Overview of Conventional versus Additive Manufacturing". 2022.
  2. Gouveia, Sónia. "Probabilistic models in power distribution electrical networks". Paper presented in CIRED - The 25th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, Madrid, 2019.
  3. Rocha, D.; Scotto, M.; Pinto, C.; Tavares, J.; Gouveia, S.. "Simulation study of HIV temporal patterns using Bayesian methodology". 2019.
  4. A Martins; S Rafael; A Monteiro; M G Scotto; Gouveia, Sónia. "Agreement between regional climate projections from different Euro-Cordex models: an Exploratory Study". Paper presented in III Encontro Galaico-Português em Biometria (EBIO’2018), Aveiro, 2018.
    In press
  5. D Chalo; S Pedrosa; Gouveia, Sónia; P Amorim. "Inconsistent correlation between MAP and CO during anesthesia induction and patient positioning". Paper presented in Euroanaesthesia 2018, Copenhagen, 2018.
  6. Correia, Francisco; Gouveia, Sonia; Pozza, Daniel Humberto; António Felino; Ricardo Faria e Almeida. "Comparison of Two Types of Grafts at Maxillary Sinus Elevation: RCT". 2018.
Journal article
  1. Francisco Correia; Sónia Alexandre Gouveia; Daniel Humberto Pozza; António Campos Felino; Ricardo Faria-Almeida. "A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Implants Placed in Two Different Biomaterials Used for Maxillary Sinus Augmentation". Materials (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/ma16031220.
  2. Olhero, S.M.; Torres, P.M.C.; Mesquita-Guimarães, J.; Baltazar, J.; Pinho-da-Cruz, J.; Gouveia, S.. "Conventional versus additive manufacturing in the structural performance of dense alumina-zirconia ceramics: 20 years of research, challenges and future perspectives". Journal of Manufacturing Processes 77 (2022): 838-879. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2022.02.041.
  3. Francisco Correia; Sónia Gouveia; Daniel H. Pozza; António Campos Felino; Ricardo Faria-Almeida. "Lateral window technique: A focus review". Oral Surgery (2021): https://doi.org/10.1111/ors.12649.
  4. Ana Martins; Bing Xue; Manuel Scotto; Ricardo Deus; Alexandra Monteiro; Sónia Gouveia. "Association between respiratory hospital admissions and air quality in Portugal: A count time series approach". PLOS ONE (2021): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253455.
  5. Francisco Correia; Daniel Humberto Pozza; Sónia Gouveia; António Campos Felino; Ricardo Faria-Almeida. "Advantages of Porcine Xenograft over Autograft in Sinus Lift: A Randomised Clinical Trial". Materials 14 12 (2021): 3439-3439. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14123439.
  6. Manuel G. Scotto; Sónia Gouveia. "On the extremes of the max-INAR(1) process for time series of counts". Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods (2021): https://doi.org/10.1080/03610926.2021.1923750.
  7. Carlos Silveira; Ana Martins; Sónia Gouveia; Manuel Scotto; Ana I. Miranda; Alexandra Monteiro. "The Role of the Atmospheric Aerosol in Weather Forecasts for the Iberian Peninsula: Investigating the Direct Effects Using the WRF-Chem Model". Atmosphere 12 2 (2021): 288-288. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12020288.
  8. Baltazar, J.; Torres, P.M.C.; Dias-de-Oliveira, J.; Pinho-da-Cruz, J.; Gouveia, S.; Olhero, S.. "Influence of filament patterning in structural properties of dense alumina ceramics printed by robocasting". Journal of Manufacturing Processes 68 (2021): 569-582. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85107648142&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  9. Ana Martins; Sandra Rafael; Alexandra Monteiro; Manuel Scotto; Sónia Gouveia. "Euro-Cordex Regional Projection Models: What Kind of Agreement for Europe?". Mathematical Geosciences (2019): https://doi.org/10.1007/s11004-019-09797-6.
  10. Queirós, Rui P.; Gouveia, Sónia; Saraiva, Jorge A.; Lopes-da-Silva, José A.. "Impact of pH on the high-pressure inactivation of microbial transglutaminase". Food Research International 115 (2019): 73-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2018.08.002.
  11. Chaló D; Pedrosa S; Amorim P; Gouveia S; Sancho C; Chaló, D.; Pedrosa, S.; et al. "Propofol TCI Reductions Do Not Attenuate Significant Falls in Cardiac Output Associated With Anesthesia Induction and Knee-Chest Positioning in Spinal Surgery.". Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ANA.0000000000000572.
  12. D. M. Chaló; S. Pedrosa; P. Amorim; A. Silva; P. Guedes; R. Correia; Gouveia, Sónia; C. S. Sanchez. "The influence of anaesthesia haemodynamic changes associated with knee-chest position on propofol plasmatic concentrations predicted by a pharmacokinetic model during target-controlled infusion". Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica (2019):
  13. Chalo, D.; Pedrosa, S.; Amorim, P.; Silva, A.; de Pinho, P.G.; Correia, R.; Gouveia, S.; Sancho, C.. "Effect of hemodynamic changes in plasma propofol concentrations associated with knee-chest position in spinal surgery: A prospective study". Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine 9 5 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85075528433&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  14. Rocha, D.; Gouveia, S.; Pinto, C.; Scotto, M.; Tavares, J.N.; Valadas, E.; Caldeira, L.F.. "On the parameters estimation of hiv dynamic models". Revstat Statistical Journal 17 2 (2019): 209-222. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85070688290&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  15. Azevedo Á; Pereira ML; Gouveia S; Tavares JN; Caldas IM. "Sex estimation using the mandibular canine index components.". Forensic science, medicine, and pathology (2018): https://doi.org/10.1007/s12024-018-0051-2.
  16. Gouveia, Sónia; Möller, Tobias A.; Weiß, Christian H.; Scotto, Manuel G.. "A full ARMA model for counts with bounded support and its application to rainy-days time series". Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 32 9 (2018): 2495-2514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00477-018-1584-3.
  17. Weiß, C.H.; Scotto, M.G.; Möller, T.A.; Gouveia, S.; Weiß, Christian H.; Scotto, Manuel G.; Möller, Tobias A.; Gouveia, Sónia. "The max-BARMA models for counts with bounded support". Statistics and Probability Letters 143 (2018): 28-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spl.2018.07.011.
  18. Scotto, Manuel G.; Weiß, Christian H.; Möller, Tobias A.; Gouveia, Sónia. "The max-INAR(1) model for count processes". TEST 27 4 (2017): 850-870. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11749-017-0573-z.
  19. Correia, Francisco; Pozza, Daniel Humberto; Gouveia, Sónia; Felino, António; Faria e Almeida, Ricardo. "The applications of regenerative medicine in sinus lift procedures: A systematic review". Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research 20 2 (2017): 229-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12561.
  20. Monteiro, Alexandra; Gouveia, Sónia; Scotto, Manuel; Sorte, Sandra; Gama, Carla; Gianelle, Vorne L.; Colombi, Cristina; Alves, Célia. "Investigating PM10 episodes using levoglucosan as tracer". Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health 11 1 (2017): 61-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11869-017-0521-9.
  21. Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M.G.; Weiß, C.H.; Ferreira, P.J.S.G.; Gouveia, Sónia; Scotto, Manuel G.; Weiss, Christian H.; Ferreira, Paulo Jorge S. G.. "Binary auto-regressive geometric modelling in a DNA context". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C: Applied Statistics 66 2 (2017): 253-271. https://doi.org/10.1111/rssc.12172.
  22. Correia, F.; Gouveia, S.; Felino, A.C.; Costa, A.L.; Almeida, R.F.. "Survival rate of dental implants in patients with history of periodontal disease: A retrospective cohort study". International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants 32 4 (2017): 927-934. https://doi.org/10.11607/jomi.3732.
  23. Silva, Ana Margarida; Pereira, Maria Lurdes; Gouveia, Sonia; Tavares, Joao Nuno; Azevedo, Alvaro; Caldas, Ines Morais; Gouveia, Sónia; et al. "A new approach to sex estimation using the mandibular canine index". Medicine Science and the Law 56 1 (2016): 7-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802415575415.
  24. Monteiro, A.; Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M.G.; Lopes, J.; Gama, C.; Feliciano, M.; Miranda, A.I.. "Investigating ozone episodes in Portugal: a wavelet-based approach". Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health 9 7 (2016): 775-783. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11869-015-0379-7.
  25. Cruz, A.M.J.; Alves, C.; Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M.G.; Freitas, M.C.; Wolterbeek, H.T.; Cruz, Ana M. J.; et al. "A wavelet-based approach applied to suspended particulate matter time series in Portugal". Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health 9 8 (2016): 847-859. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11869-016-0393-4.
  26. Barbosa, S. M.; Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M. G.; Alonso, A. M.. "Wavelet-Based Clustering of Sea Level Records". Mathematical Geosciences 48 2 (2015): 149-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11004-015-9623-9.
  27. P.M.C. Torres; S. Gouveia; S. Olhero; A. Kaushal; J.M.F. Ferreira. "Injectability of calcium phosphate pastes: Effects of particle size and state of aggregation of ß-tricalcium phosphate powders". Acta Biomaterialia 21 (2015): 204-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2015.04.006.
  28. M. G. Scotto; C. H. Weiss; S. Gouveia; Scotto, Manuel G.; Weiss, Christian H.; Gouveia, Sonia. "Thinning-based models in the analysis of integer-valued time series: a review". Statistical Modelling 15 6 (2015): 590-618. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1471082x15584701.
  29. Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M.G.; Monteiro, A.; Alonso, A.M.; Gouveia, Sónia; Scotto, Manuel G.; Monteiro, Alexandra; Alonso, Andres M.. "Wavelets-based clustering of air quality monitoring sites". Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187 11 (2015): https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-015-4901-z.
  30. Gouveia, S.; Scotto, M.G.; Pinna, G.D.; Maestri, R.; La Rovere, M.T.; Ferreira, P.J.S.G.; Gouveia, Sónia; et al. "Spontaneous baroreceptor reflex sensitivity for risk stratification of heart failure patients: Optimal cut-offand age effects". Clinical Science 129 12 (2015): 1163-1172. https://doi.org/10.1042/CS20150341.
  31. Sá,Maria Isabel; Fonte,Miguel; Carvalho,Cármen; Soares,Paula; Almeida,Alexandra; Januário,Ana; Gouveia,Sónia; et al. "Preterm infants under 27 weeks gestational age: outcomes in a tertiary hospital". Nascer e Crescer 24 1 (2015): 12-17. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0872-07542015000200003.
  32. M. G. Scotto; S. Gouveia; A. Carvalho; A. Monteiro; V. Martins; M. D. Flannigan; J. San-Miguel-Ayanz; et al. "Area burned in Portugal over recent decades: an extreme value analysis". Int. J. Wildland Fire 23 6 (2014): 812-812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wf13104.
  33. Brás, S.; Gouveia, S.; Ribeiro, L.; Ferreira, D.A.; Antunes, L.; Nunes, C.S.. "Fuzzy logic model to describe anesthetic effect and muscular influence on EEG Cerebral State Index". Research in Veterinary Science 94 3 (2013): 735-742. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2012.12.008.
  34. Pinho, Liliana; Pinto, Joana; Braga, Ana Cristina; Gouveia, Sónia; Matos, Luísa; Pombeiro, José; Almeida, Alexandra; et al. "Infeções associadas aos cuidados de saúde numa Unidade de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatais: avaliação da eficácia das estratégias de prevenção implementadas". Nascer e Crescer 22 4 (2013): 210-215. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0872-07542013000400002.
  35. Campos, Luciana A.; Pereira, Valter L.; Muralikrishna, Amita; Albarwani, Sulayma; Brás, Susana; Gouveia, Sónia. "Mathematical biomarkers for the autonomic regulation of cardiovascular system". Frontiers in Physiology 4 (2013): 279. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2013.00279.
  36. Gouveia, S.; Rocha, A.P.; van de Borne, P.; Laguna, P.. "Factors influencing differences between invasive and spontaneous baroreflex estimates: distinct methods or different data?". Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference 2011 (2011): 2554-2557. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862623363&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  37. Brás, S.; Ferreira, D.A.; Antunes, L.; Ribeiro, L.; Nunes, C.S.; Gouveia, S.. "EMG contributes to improve Cerebral State Index modeling in dogs anesthesia.". Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference 2011 (2011): 6593-6596. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84864617012&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  38. Gouveia, S.; Rocha, A.P.; Laguna, P.; Lago, P.. "Time domain baroreflex sensitivity assessment by joint analysis of spontaneous SBP and RR series". Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 4 3 (2009): 254-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bspc.2009.03.003.
  39. Beloka, S. P.; Gouveia, S.; Gujic, M.; Rocha, A. P.; Van de Borne, P.; Beloka, S.. "DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF ORAL BETA BLOCKADE ON CARDIOVASCULAR AND SYMPATHETIC REGULATION.". Acta Clinica Belgica 64 2 (2009): 169-169. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000265159600032&KeyUID=WOS:000265159600032.
  40. Beloka, S.P.; Gouveia, S.; Gujic, M.; Naeije, R.; Rocha, A.P.; Van De Borne, P.. "Differential effects of oral ß blockade on cardiovascular and sympathetic regulation". Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 14 4 (2009): 323-331. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074248409350137.
  41. Gouveia, Sónia. "Methodological insights on time domain baroreflex sensitivity analysis illustrated with the EuroBaVar data, Belgian working group on blood pressure and heart rate variability EHS-Eurobavar". Acta Cardiologica 63 5 (2008): 669-669. http://dx.doi.org/10.2143/ac.63.5.2033239.
  42. P. van de Borne. "Differential Effects of Oral Beta Blockade on Cardiovascular and Sympathetic Regulation During Normoxia and Hypoxia, Belgian working group on blood pressure and heart rate variability EHS-Eurobavar". Acta Cardiologica 63 4 (2008): 525-534. http://dx.doi.org/10.2143/ac.63.4.2033055.
  43. Beloka, S.; Gujic, M.; Gouveia, S.; Rocha, A. P.; van de Borne, P.. "Effects of beta blockade on hemodynamics and muscle sympathetic activity". Journal of Hypertension 26 (2008): S479-S479. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000257197003344&KeyUID=WOS:000257197003344.
  44. Almeida, R.; Gouveia, S.; Rocha, A.P.; Pueyo, E.; Martinez, J.P.; Laguna, P.. "QT Variability and HRV Interactions in ECG: Quantification and Reliability". IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 53 7 (2006): 1317-1329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2006.873682.
Magazine article
  1. Gouveia, Sónia. "Uso de distribuições geométricas autorregressivas na análise de sequências de ADN", Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística, vol. Primavera 2019, Tema Central: Séries Temporais de Valor Inteiro, 2019, http://www.spestatistica.pt/images/boletim/Boletim_primavera_2019.pdf.