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Violeta Meneses Carvalho completed the Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering in 2020/06/22 by the University of Minho and her area of expertise is Biomaterials, Rehabilitation, and Biomechanics. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minho, an invited assistant in the Production and Systems Department, and a Researcher in Mechanical Engineering and Resource Sustainability Center (MEtRICs). Published 14 articles in journals. Participated in 30 event(s). Has received 13 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project(s) and Researcher in 1 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Medical Engineering. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: CFD ; Experimental hemodynamics ; Organ-on-a-chip; Drug delivery nanoparticles; Nanotherapeutics; Microbiosensors.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Violeta Meneses Carvalho
Date of birth
1997/10/15
Gender
Female

Citation names

  • Carvalho, Violeta

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
BB13-58B1-6537
ORCID iD
0000-0002-9447-4746

Email addresses

  • violeta.carvalho@dem.uminho.pt (Professional)
  • violeta.carvalho@dps.uminho.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Rua da Universidade , 4710-057 , Gualtar, Braga, Portugal (Professional)
  • Alameda da Universidade , 4800 - 058, Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Medical Engineering

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2)
Education
Degree Classification
2021/02/18 - 2025
Ongoing
Engenharia Mecânica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2020/06 - 2021/02
Concluded
Optimization Applied to Science and Engineering (Pós-Graduação)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
16
2015/09 - 2020/06/22
Concluded
Engenharia Biomédica (Mestrado integrado)
Major in Biomaterials, Rehabilitation, and Biomechanics
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"Numerical and experimental hemodynamic studies of stenotic coronary arteries" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
18
2019/05 - 2019/07
Concluded
Summer internship in Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) research under the guidance of Professor António Salgado (Outros)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019/03 - 2019/03
Concluded
Microsoft Excel Course (Curso médio)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019 - 2019
Concluded
First Aid Training (Outros)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018/03 - 2018/07
Concluded
English Course C1 (Curso médio)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2017/09 - 2018/01
Concluded
English Course B2 (Curso médio)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2015/10 - 2015/10
Concluded
Python workshop (Outros)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2012/09 - 2015/06
Concluded
Scientific-Humanistic Course of Sciences and Technologies (Ensino secundário)
Escola Secundária de Barcelos, Portugal
18
2014 - 2014
Concluded
Participation in a neuroscience research project about Alzheimer's disease in partnership with Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) (Outros)
Escola Secundária de Barcelos, Portugal
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/09/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Mechanical Engineering and Resource Sustainability Center (MEtRICs), Portugal
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09/13 - 2022/03/13 Invited Assistant (University Teacher) Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020 - Current Student Evaluator A3ES-Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, Portugal
2020/07/27 - 2020/10/27 Monitor at i9Masks project Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018 - 2020 Students' deputy delegate Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2015 - 2020 Partner of GAEB (Gabinete de Alunos de Engenharia Biomédica) Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - Current Development and optimization of innovative nanoparticles and a preclinical organ-on-a- chip platform for nanomedicine
UI/BD/151028/2021
PhD Student Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2020 - 2021/03/31 Factory of the Future: Smart Manufacturing project
UMINHO/BIM-CNCG/2020/25
Researcher
Mechanical Engineering and Resource Sustainability Center (MEtRICs), Portugal

Contract

Designation Funders
2021 - 2025/03/31 Development and optimization of innovative nanoparticles and a preclinical organ-on-a-chip platform for nanomedicine
UI/BD/151028/2021
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2022/04/30 Real time Liver-on-a-chip platform with integrated microbiosensors for preclinical validation of graphene-based magnetic nanocarriers towards cancer theranostics
PTDC/EMD-EMD/29394/2017
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. teixeira, senhorinha; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); Minas, Graça; Rodrigues, Cristina; Carvalho, Violeta. I9Masks: A micro step towards the development of PDMS masks for the protection of COVID-19. Guimarães, Portugal: MEtRICs. 2021.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Carvalho, Violeta Meneses; Rodrigues, Cristina S.; Lima, Rui A.; Minas, Graça; Teixeira, Senhorinha F. C. F.. "i9MASKS Project: A Learning-by-Doing Summer Experience With Engineering Students". In Training Engineering Students for Modern Technological Advancement, 271-289. IGI Global, 2022.
    10.4018/978-1-7998-8816-1.ch013
  2. Violeta Carvalho; Paulo Sousa; Vânia Pinto; Ricardo Ribeiro; Pedro Costa; Senhorinha Teixeira; Rui Lima. "Hemodynamic Studies in Coronary Artery Models Manufactured by 3D Printing". 2022.
    10.1007/978-3-030-79165-0_19
  3. Carvalho, Violeta; Lopes, D.; Puga, H.; TEIXEIRA, JOSÉ CARLOS; teixeira, senhorinha. "Comparison of CFD and FSI simulations of blood flow in stenotic coronary arteries". In Computational Fluid Dynamics. Portugal: IntechOpen, 2021.
    Under revision
Conference abstract
  1. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; Raquel O. Rodrigues; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); senhorinha de fátima teixeira. "Influence of boundary conditions on oxygen distribution in an organ-on-a-chip platform". Paper presented in 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Oslo, 2022.
  2. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; TEIXEIRA, JOSÉ CARLOS; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); teixeira, senhorinha. "Dense-discrete phase simulations of blood flow in a stenotic coronary". Paper presented in 17th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 5th Conference on Imaging and Visualization, Bonn, 2021.
    Published
  3. Teixeira, Inês; Carvalho, Violeta; teixeira, senhorinha; Rodrigues, Nelson. "Numerical simulation: study on the path of expelled and expired water vapor particles". Paper presented in i9MASKS workshop, Guimarães, 2021.
  4. Faria, Bernardo; Oliveira, Claudia; Carvalho, Violeta; teixeira, senhorinha; Rodrigues, Nelson. "Numerical simulation: A study of porosity and space". Paper presented in i9MASKS workshop, Guimarães, 2021.
Conference paper
  1. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; Rodrigues, Raquel O.; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); teixeira, senhorinha. "Computational analysis of oxygen transport in a liver-on-a-chip platform". Paper presented in 7TH Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, 2022.
    In press
  2. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Cristina; Minas, Graça; Lima, Rui; Teixeira, Jose C.; Teixeira, Senhorinha. "i9Masks: From a Multidisciplinary Summer Project to a Non-Accredited Short Course". Paper presented in International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2021.
    10.1115/imece2021-73495
  3. Carvalho, Violeta; Carneiro, Filipa; Ferreira, Ana C.; Gama, Vasco; Teixeira, Senhorinha; Teixeira, Jose C.. "Steady Flow Studies of the Geometry Effects on the Recirculation Properties at the Iliac Bifurcation". Paper presented in International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2021.
    10.1115/imece2021-73450
  4. Carvalho, Violeta; teixeira, senhorinha; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); Minas, Graça; Rodrigues, Cristina. "Learning science during summer vacations and its effects on attitude and anxiety towards research". Paper presented in International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education, Braga, 2021.
    Accepted • https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5098362
  5. Rocha, Carla; Chiavarini, L.; Oliveira, S.; Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Cristina; teixeira, senhorinha. "THE EXPERIENCE OF BUILDING A PLATFORM TO PROMOTE A BUDDY ERASMUS RELATIONSHIP". Paper presented in ERACON Congress & CAREER-EU Conference, 2021.
  6. Carvalho, Violeta; Paulo Jorge Teixeira de Sousa; Vania Cristina Gonçalves Pinto; Ribeiro, Ricardo; Costa, Pedro; teixeira, senhorinha; Lima, R.. "Hemodynamic studies in coronary artery models manufactured by 3D printing". Paper presented in International Conference Innovation in Engineering, Guimarães, 2021.
    In press • 10.1007/978-3-030-78170-5_19
  7. Teixeira, Inês; Correia, Tomás; Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; Lima, Rui A.; teixeira, senhorinha. "Numerical Simulation: Study on the path of expelled and exhaled water vapor particles". Paper presented in International Conference on Numerical and Symbolic Computation - Symcomp, Évora, 2021.
  8. Carvalho, Violeta; teixeira, senhorinha. "Students' participation in the internal quality assurance system and their role in enhancing learning". Paper presented in International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education, Pattaya, 2020.
    Published
  9. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; Lima, Rui A.; Teixeira, Senhorinha. "Numerical simulation of blood pulsatile flow in stenotic coronary arteries: The effect of turbulence modeling and non-Newtonian assumptions". Paper presented in International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Athens, 2020.
    Published • 10.1109/cscc49995.2020.00027
Conference poster
  1. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; TEIXEIRA, JOSÉ CARLOS; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); Rodrigues, Raquel ; teixeira, senhorinha. "Numerical flow simulations in a liver-on-a-chip". Paper presented in 17th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 5th Conference on Imaging and Visualization, 2021.
Edited book
  1. Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); teixeira, senhorinha; Minas, Graça; Rodrigues, Cristina; Carvalho, Violeta. i9MASKS Workshop: Extended Abstracts. Braga, Portugal: Uminho Editora. 2021.
    Published • 10.21814/uminho.ed.39
Journal article
  1. Carvalho, Violeta; Bañobre-López, Manuel; Minas, Graça; senhorinha de fátima teixeira; Lima, Rui (EE12-C3FB-349D); Raquel O. Rodrigues. "The integration of spheroids and organoids into organ-on-a-chip platforms for tumour research: a review". Bioprinting (2022):
    Under revision
  2. Souza, Maria Sabrina; Souza, Andrews; Carvalho, Violeta; Teixeira, Senhorinha; Fernandes, Carla S.; Lima, Rui; Ribeiro, João. "Fluid Flow and Structural Numerical Analysis of a Cerebral Aneurysm Model". Fluids 7 3 (2022): 100. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids7030100.
    10.3390/fluids7030100
  3. Inês M. Gonçalves; Violeta Carvalho; Raquel O. Rodrigues; Diana Pinho; Senhorinha F. C. F. Teixeira; Ana Moita; Takeshi Hori; et al. "Organ-on-a-Chip Platforms for Drug Screening and Delivery in Tumor Cells: A Systematic Review". Cancers 14 4 (2022): 935-935. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14040935.
    10.3390/cancers14040935
  4. Vieira, Duarte Nuno; Lima, Ana; Santos, Duarte; Rodrigues, Nélson; Carvalho, Violeta; Puga, Hélder; Teixeira, Senhorinha F. C. F; Teixeira, José Carlos. "Prediction of Solder Joint Reliability with Applied Acrylic Conformal Coating". Journal of Electronic Materials (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11664-021-09232-9.
    10.1007/s11664-021-09232-9
  5. Violeta Carvalho; Raquel O. Rodrigues; Rui A. Lima; Senhorinha Teixeira. "Computational Simulations in Advanced Microfluidic Devices: A Review". Micromachines 12 10 (2021): 1149-1149. https://doi.org/10.3390/mi12101149.
    10.3390/mi12101149
  6. Carvalho, Violeta; Arcipreste, Bruno; Soares, Delfim; Ribas, Luís; Rodrigues, Nelson; Teixeira, Senhorinha; Teixeira, José C.. "Experimental measurements of the shear force on surface mount components simulating the wave soldering process". Soldering & Surface Mount Technology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ssmt-12-2020-0057.
    10.1108/ssmt-12-2020-0057
  7. Carvalho, Violeta; Gonçalves, Inês M.; Lage, Teresa; Rodrigues, Raquel O.; Minas, Graça; teixeira, senhorinha; Moita, A. S.; et al. "3D printing techniques and their application to organ-on-a-chip platforms: A systematic review". Sensors 21 9 (2021): 3304.
    Published • 10.3390/s21093304
  8. Carvalho, Violeta; Gonçalves, Inês M.; Souza, Andrews; Souza, Maria S.; Bento, David; Ribeiro, João E.; Lima, Rui; Pinho, Diana. "Manual and Automatic Image Analysis Segmentation Methods for Blood Flow Studies in Microchannels". Micromachines 12 3 (2021): 317. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/mi12030317.
    10.3390/mi12030317
  9. Carvalho, Violeta; Arcipreste, Bruno; Soares, Delfim; Ribas, Luís; Rodrigues, Nelson; teixeira, senhorinha; TEIXEIRA, JOSÉ CARLOS. "Experimental procedure to validate the numerical simulation of the wave soldering process". Journal of Electronic Packaging (2021):
    https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4050981
  10. Teixeira, Inês; Castro, Inês; Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Cristina; Souza, Andrews; Lima, Rui; Teixeira, Senhorinha; Ribeiro, João. "Polydimethylsiloxane mechanical properties: A systematic review". AIMS Materials Science 8 6 (2021): 952-973. http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2021058.
    10.3934/matersci.2021058
  11. Carvalho, Violeta; Maia, Inês; Souza, Andrews; Ribeiro, João; Costa, Pedro; Puga, H.; Teixeira, Senhorinha; Lima, Rui A.. "In vitro Biomodels in Stenotic Arteries to Perform Blood Analogues Flow Visualizations and Measurements: A Review". The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal 14 1 (2020): 87-102.
    Published • 10.2174/1874120702014010087
  12. Diana Pinho; Violeta Carvalho; Inês M. Gonçalves; Senhorinha Teixeira; Rui Lima; Pinho, Diana; Carvalho, Violeta; et al. "Visualization and Measurements of Blood Cells Flowing in Microfluidic Systems and Blood Rheology: A Personalized Medicine Perspective". Journal of Personalized Medicine 10 4 (2020): 249-249. https://doi.org/10.3390/jpm10040249.
    Published • 10.3390/jpm10040249
  13. Violeta Carvalho; Nelson Rodrigues; Ricardo Ribeiro; Pedro F. Costa; José C. F. Teixeira; Rui A. Lima; Senhorinha F. C. F. Teixeira; et al. "Hemodynamic study in 3D printed stenotic coronary artery models: experimental validation and transient simulation". Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (2020): 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2020.1842377.
    Published • 10.1080/10255842.2020.1842377
  14. Carvalho, Violeta; Rodrigues, Nelson; Lima, Rui A.; teixeira, senhorinha. "Modeling Blood Pulsatile Turbulent Flow in Stenotic Coronary Arteries". International Journal of Biology and Biomedical Engineering 14 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.46300/91011.2020.14.22.
    10.46300/91011.2020.14.22
  15. Violeta Carvalho; Nelson Rodrigues; Ricardo Da Conceicao Ribeiro; Pedro F. Costa; R. A. Lima; senhorinha de fátima teixeira; Carvalho, Violeta; et al. "3D Printed Biomodels for Flow Visualization in Stenotic Vessels: An Experimental and Numerical Study". Micromachines 11 6 (2020): https://www.mdpi.com/2072-666X/11/6/549.
    Published • 10.3390/mi11060549
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Carvalho, Violeta. "Numerical and experimental hemodynamic studies of stenotic coronary arteries". Master, Universidade do Minho, 2020.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2022/06/06 Influence of boundary conditions on oxygen distribution in an organ-on-a-chip platform 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering
(Oslo, Norway)
2022/05/16 Computational analysis of oxygen transport in a liver-on-a-chip platform 7TH Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference
University of Nevada Las Vegas (Las Vegas, United States)
2021/09/07 Numerical flow simulations in a liver-on-a-chip 17th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 5th Conference on Imaging and Visualization
(Bonn, Germany)
2021/09/07 Dense-discrete phase simulations of blood flow in a stenotic coronary 17th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 5th Conference on Imaging and Visualization
(Bonn, Germany)
2021/07/07 Learning science during summer vacations and its effects on attitude and anxiety towards research International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education
(Braga, Portugal)
2021/06/28 Hemodynamic studies in coronary artery models manufactured by 3D printing International Conference Innovation in Engineering
(Guimarães, Portugal)
2020/08/27 Students' participation in the internal quality assurance system and their role in enhancing learning International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education
(Pattaya, Thailand)
2020/08/26 New Engineering Challenges i9Masks project
University of Minho (Braga / Guimarães, Portugal)
2020/06/03 Numerical simulation of blood pulsatile flow in stenotic coronary arteries: The effect of turbulence modeling and non-Newtonian assumptions 2nd International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
(Athens, Greece)
2020/03/04 3D printing in medicine Workshop 3D printing
(Guimarães, Portugal)
2020/02/29 3D Printed Biomodels for Flow Visualization in Stenotic Vessels: An Experimental and Numerical study XV National Meeting of Biomedical Engineering students
(Aveiro, Portugal)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2022/06/05 - 2022/06/09 ECCOMAS promotes the joint efforts of European universities, research institutes, and industries which are active in the broader field of numerical methods and computer simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering
European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, Spain
2022/05/16 - 2022/05/18 The 2022 ASTFE conference, TFEC2022 provides an international forum for the dissemination of the latest research and knowledge in the thermal and fluid sciences
Conference
7TH Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference
2022/04/25 - 2022/04/29 Meetings and teaching at the University of Technology of Compiègne Erasmus Mobility for Teaching
Université de Technologie de Compiègne Bibliothèques de l'Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
2022/04/07 - 2022/04/08 UMinho de Portas Abertas (UPA) - Schools and Institutes of UMinho are represented, with a visit to the spaces and the possibility to get to know their resources, through the participation in guided tours, workshops, lectures, among other dynamics.
Workshop
Uminho de Portas Abertas
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
2022/01/31 - 2022/02/04 Meetings and teaching at Politecnico di Milano Erasmus Mobility for Teaching
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2021/10/21 - 2021/10/21 I9MASKS WORKSHOP
Workshop
i9Masks workshop
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
2021/09/22 - 2021/09/24 European night of researchers
Exhibition
European night of researchers
2021/02/24 - 2021/02/24 Ciência Vitae webinar
Other
Webinar CIÊNCIAVITAE
2015 - 2021 Event organized by GAEB with oral presentations of projects and companies involved in each branch of the integrated master's degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minho
Meeting
Days of Biomedical Engineering
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2020/07/27 - 2020/10/27 Summer course in which innovative transparent facial masks in PDMS were developed
Other
i9Masks project
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2020/08/26 - 2020/08/28 Event that joins together the International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education (PAEE'2020) and the Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop (ALE'2020) International Conference on active learning in engineering education
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
2020/07/08 - 2020/07/08 Webinar
Other
Why are some scientific papers rejected?
2020/06/23 - 2020/06/23 Webinar
Other
Teaching Data Analysis & Visualization Online
Mathworks Inc, United States
2020/06/17 - 2020/06/17 Webinar
Other
Data Analysis & Visualization with MATLAB
Mathworks Inc, United States
2020/06/16 - 2020/06/16 Webinar
Other
Autograded Assessments with MATLAB Grader
Mathworks Inc, United States
2020/06/03 - 2020/06/03 International Conference that provides a forum for applied mathematicians, physicists, computer scientists, engineers to present new analytical methods, new simulation methods, and mathematical models in their disciplines.
Conference
2nd International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
2020/05/26 - 2020/05/26 Webinar
Other
Designing Composite Materials using Multiscale.Sim for Ansys Mechanical
ANSYS Inc, United States
2020/05/19 - 2020/05/19 Webinar
Other
Vaccination and COVID-19
NEMUM- Nucleus of Medical Students, University of Minho, Portugal
2020/05/13 - 2020/05/13 Webinar
Other
Robust Design Optimization Using OptiSlang
ANSYS Inc, United States
2020/05/06 - 2020/05/06 Webinar
Other
AI in Healthcare
Springer Nature, Luxembourg
2020/02/27 - 2020/03/01 Event that allows contact with Biomedical Engineering laboratories, companies and former students
Meeting
XV National Meeting of Biomedical Engineers
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2019/10/12 - 2019/10/13 Event organized by ANEEB (Associação Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica) with international speakers and companies in the field of Biomedical Engineering
Meeting
Biomedical Engineering Summit
Ordem dos Engenheiros, Portugal
2019/10 - 2019/10 Support to medical teams at academic events organized by AAUM (Associação Académica da Universidade do Minho)
Other
Voluntary work
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019/09/07 - 2019/09/07 Collection of school supplies for needy children
Other
Voluntary work
SOPRO – Solidariedade e Promoção, Portugal
2019/09 - 2019/09 Event that allowed participants to show their research work and to attend Masterclasses led by first-class experts in research areas of the Program, namely in Biomedical Engineering
Conference
UT Austin Portugal Program Annual Conference
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019/07/15 - 2019/07/15 Meeting of spinal cord injury (SCI) research
Meeting
1st International Meeting of SCI
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018/07 - 2018/07 Entertainment of children with Down Syndrome
Other
Voluntary work
AMAR 21 - Associação de Apoio à Trissomia 21, Portugal
2018/03/01 - 2018/03/04 Event that allows contact with Biomedical Engineering laboratories, companies and former students
Meeting
XIII National Meeting of Biomedical Engineers
Instituto Politécnico do Porto Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
2016 - 2018 Weekly visits to the Bom Jesus health center, through the Academic Center of Braga (CAB)
Other
Voluntary work
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2017/02 - 2017/02 Action to support the Parish Council of Midões (Portugal), through the University Pastoral of Braga, helping the victims of fires
Other
Voluntary work
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2022/02 - 2022/08 Numerical methods Licenciatura em Engenharia e Gestão Industrial Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2021/09/13 - 2022/01 Research Methods Mestrado em Engenharia Industrial Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2021/09/13 - 2022/01 Quantitative Analysis Methods Mestrado em Engenharia Humana Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2021/09/13 - 2022/01 Statistical Techniques Mestrado em Engenharia e Gestão de Operações Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2022/04 - Current Guest Editor of theResearch Topic " 3D and 4D Printing in Biomedicine" in Frontiers in Medical Technology
2021/01 - Current Guest Editor of the Special Issue "Micro/nanofluidic and Lab-on-a-Chip Devices for Biomedical Applications" in Micromachines

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2019/10 - 2020/04 Leonardo Jesus and Ana Teresa Calafate
Distinctions

Award

2022 ECCOMAS Scholarship for participation at the ECCOMAS congress in Olso on June 5-9, 2022
European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, Spain
2022 World Council of Biomechanics Student Bursary Award for participation in the WCB conference 2022
2022 Grant for presentation of communications at conferences in the USA
Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento, Portugal
2021 Caixa Geral de Depósitos Merit Award
Caixa Geral de Depositos, Portugal
2021 DGES merit award
Directorate General for Higher Education, Portugal
2020 Best poster of the XV National Meeting of Biomedical Engineering Students
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2019 Merit Scholarship
Fundação Caixa Agrícola do Noroeste, Portugal
2018 Merit Scholarship
Fundação Caixa Agrícola do Noroeste, Portugal
2014 Merit Scholarship
Escola Secundária de Barcelos, Portugal
2013 Merit Scholarship
Escola Secundária de Barcelos, Portugal
2012 Merit Scholarship
Escola Secundária de Barcelos, Portugal

Other distinction

2022 Paper Selected as an Editor's Choice Article: "3D Printing Techniques and Their Applications to Organ-on-a-Chip Platforms: A Systematic Review"
MDPI AG, Switzerland
2022 Paper selected as an issue cover: "Organ-on-a-Chip Platforms for Drug Screening and Delivery in Tumor Cells: A Systematic Review"
MDPI AG, Switzerland
2021 Paper selcted as Editor's choice: "Blood Flow Modeling in Coronary Arteries: A Review"
MDPI AG, Switzerland