MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS
- 2004-2007: Bachelor in Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
- 2007-2013: MSc Degree, Integrated Master in Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Completed the Integrated Masters in Mechanical Engineering with a final grade of 16/20, with the dissertation: “Control and execution of incremental forming using parallel kinematics” (grade: 19/20), under the coordination of Prof. Ricardo Sousa and Prof. Jorge Ferreira.
- February 2008 – January 2009: Research fellow
Investigation initiation grant from FCT entitled “Mecânica dos Fluidos Computacional aplicada a Aerodinâmica Automóvel” reference: 9277545d-f5d3-4ec4-bdc8-e5d373cb6cdf
- September 2013 – November2013: Service provider
Development of prototype for harvesting and storing exhaled air for FCT project ASTHMA
- January 2014 – March 2014: Service provider
Diagnosis and improvement proposal of the control system of industrial production lines. Society cooperation project between the University of Aveiro and EURORALEX – Confecções SA.
- April 2014 – June 2015 : Research Fellow
Development of in vitro electrical stimulation system to promote differentiation and proliferation in bone cells. Project In-vitro evaluation of stimulation methods for bone regeneration around orthopaedic implants.
PTDC/QUI-QUI/117803/2010: ASTHMA – Future asthma management helped by non-invasive sampling: contributes for the definition of a rapid and non-invasive diagnostic tool. Grant of 90,488 € by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), Service provider.
EXPL/EMS-SIS/2128/2013: In-vitro evaluation of stimulation methods for bone regeneration around orthopaedic implants. . Grant of 47,738€ by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), Service provider.
Articles in International Journals
Alves De Sousa, R.J., Ferreira, J.A.F., Sa De Farias, J.B., Torrão, J.N.D., Afonso, D.G., Martins, M.A.B.E., “SPIF-A: On the development of a new concept of incremental forming machine“, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, issue 5,2014.
Torrão J.N.D., Ferreira J.A.F., Alves de Sousa R.J., “Control and Execution of Incremental Forming Using a Stewart Platform“, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, CONTROLO’2014 – Proceedings of the 11th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control.