On-going PhD theses

Adriana Maria da Silva Vieira
Joint Models for Survival and Longitudinal Data in Health Sciences
Supervisor: Inês Sousa (UM)
Fellowship: PD/BD/128191/2016

Ana Margarida Jesus Ferreira
Incremental Temporal Interval Mining Methodologies
Supervisors: Sofia Castro Gothen (UP) and Isabel Labouriau (UP)
Fellowship: PD/BD/150534/2019

Ana Micaela Gomes Batista
Attractiveness of Cycles in AC-Networks
Supervisor: João Gama (UP) and Ricardo Sousa (LIAAD)

Ana Raquel Ferreira Martins
On the Theory of Spatio-temporal Models for Time Series of Counts and its Application to Health Outcomes
Supervisors: Sónia Gouveia (UA), Manuel Scotto (IST-UL), Christian Weiss (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg)
Fellowship: SFRH/BD/143973/2019

Atefeh Afsar
R&D Investments and Dynamics on Costs in Cournot Competition
Supervisors: Alberto Pinto (UP) and Bruno Oliveira (UP)
Fellowship: PD/BD/142886/2018

Claudio Alexandre Guerra Silva Gomes da Piedade
CPR Graphs and Classification of Highly Symmetric Hypertopes
Supervisor: Maria Elisa Fernandes (UA)
Fellowship: PD/BD/142888/2018

Daniela Macedo Correia
Modelação Semi-Paramétrica de Dados de Consumo Alimentar com Medidas Repetidas
Supervisors: Óscar Felgueiras (UP) and Milton Barros da Silva (UM)

Diana Isabel Cardoso Rocha
Estimação Bayesiana em Sistemas Dinâmicos para a Criação de Trajetórias individuais de pacientes com VIH
Supervisors: Sónia Gouveia (UA), Carla Pinto (IPP) and Manuel Scotto (UL)
Fellowship: SFRH/BD/107889/2015

Diyako Ghaderyan
Distributed Optimization and Control Methods over Power Networks
Supervisors
: António Pedro Aguiar (UP) and Fernando Lobo Pereira (UP)

Eduardo Felippe Aguiar Mendes
Control of Quadrotor UAVs: a hybrid systems approach
Supervisor
: Fernando Lobo Pereira (UP)

Eduardo Miguel Lage Dixo Sousa
Solving Sparse-Reward Problems in Robot Manipulation Tasks using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Supervisors
: Jaime Cardoso (UP) and António Pedro Aguiar (UP)

Faïçal Ndaïrou
Optimal Control with Applications to Water-borne Diseases
Supervisors: Delfim Torres (UA) and Ivan Area (Univ. Vigo, Galicia)
Fellowship: PD/BD/150273/2019

Fernanda Catarina Cardoso Pereira
Development of Time Series Forecasting Models: a contribution in the context of dynamic modeling
Supervisors: Arminda Gonçalves (UM) and Marco Costa (UA)
Fellowship: UI/BD/150967/2021

Gabriel Simões Cardoso
Multiperfect numbers in unique factorization domains
Supervisors: Paulo Almeida (UA) and António Machiavelo (UP)
Fellowship: PD/BD/150533/2019

Gil Miguel Marques
Uncovering Partial Differential Equations Using a Data-driven Approach
Supervisors: Sílvio Gama (UP) and Fernando Lobo Pereira (UP)
Fellowship:
PD/BD/150537/2019

Gustavo Domingos da Costa Coelho Soutinho
Statistical Analysis of Complex Survival Data: New Contributions in Statistical Inference, Software Development and Biomedical Applications
Supervisors
: Pedro Oliveira (UP) and Luis Machado (UM)
Fellowship: SFRH/PD/BD/142887/2018

Huu Thien Nguyen
Motion Planning and Control for Variable-Geometry UAV Operation in a Cluttered Environment
Supervisors: Fernando Lobo Pereira (UP) and Ionela Prodan (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, France)
Fellowship: FCT 2020.07959.BD

Inês Filipa Serôdio Costa
The Queens’ graph and generalizations
Supervisors: Domingos Cardoso (UA) and Rui Duarte (UA)
Fellowship: PD/BD/150538/2019

João Paulo Simões Maurício de Carvalho
Caos e Estabilização de Caos em Modelos Epidemiológicos com Variações Sazonais
Supervisor
: Alexandre Artur Pinho Rodrigues (UP)

Jorge Miguel Pereira Pinto da Silva
Personalized Control of Complex Systems in Anesthesia: A Robust and Feasible Approach
Supervisors
: Paula Malonek (UP) and Teresa Mendonça (UP)

Lucas De Stefano Meira Henriques
Dynamic Energy Tariff Models Using Smart Meter Data
Supervisors
: Cecília Castro (UM) and Felipe Prata (Instituto Federal de Alagoas, Brazil)

Manisha Jain
Dynamic fuzzy logics for quantum programs: Foundations and applications
Supervisors: Alexandre Madeira (UA), Luis Soares Barbosa (UM) and Alexandru Baltag (University of Amsterdam)

Maria de Fátima Cruz Tavares
Optimality Conditions for Variational Problems Involving Distributed Order Fractional Derivatives
Supervisors: Natália Martins (UA) and Ricardo Almeida (UA)

Maria Zita Fiqueli de Abreu
Constructions of Optimal Convolutional Codes
Supervisors: Raquel Pinto (UA) and Rita Simões (UA)
Fellowship: UI/BD/151186/2021​

Nilson June Lima
Spectral Tau Method for Fractional and Partial Differential Problems
Supervisors: Paulo Vasconcelos (UP) and José Matos (ISEP)
Fellowship: PD/BD/150332/2019

Rafael Cizeski Nitchai
About Probabilistic Consensus Protocols on Distributed Ledger Technologies
Supervisors: Seguei Popov (UP) and Jorge Freitas (UP)
Fellowship: UI/BD/150863/2021

Ricardo José dos Santos Reis Pinto da Silva
Making Sense of Partial Observations of Big Data in Adaptive Supervisory Control Structures: an Application in Smart Factories
Supervisor
: Gil Gonçalves (UP)

Rômulo Teixeira Rodrigues
Perception-Aware Motion Planning for Autonomous Robotic Vehicles
Supervisors
: António Pedro Aguiar (UP) and António Pascoal (IST)

Rosa Celeste dos Santos Oliveira
Métodos de Regressão para Outcomes Múltiplos em Investigação em Saúde 
Supervisors: Armando Teixeira-Pinto (Univ. Sydney) and Rosa Antónia Ferreira (UP)

Rui Miguel da Cunha Nunes 
Functional Density Symbolic Data Analysis
Supervisors: Paula Brito (UP) and Sónia Dias (IPVC)

Simon Ranjith Jeyabalan
Dynamics of Large-Scale Perturbations of Steady Convective Dynamos in a Horizont Plane Layer of Electrically Conducting Fluid
Supervisors
: Roman Chertovskikh (UP), Sílvio Gama (UP) and Vladislav Zheligovsky (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)
Fellowship: PD/BD/142889/2018

Vera Alexandra do Amparo Ribeiro Enes
Modeling the Microbiome: Statistical approaches for high-dimensional, sparse and compositional data
Supervisors: Vera Afreixo (UA), Gabriela Moura (UA) and Lisete Sousa (UL)

Vítor Emanuel Moreira Bessa
Dynamical Systems in General Relativity and in Modified Gravity Theories
Supervisors
: Jorge Carvalho (UP), Filipe Mena (IST) and Artur Alho (IST)
Fellowship: PD/BD/142891/2018

Zine Houssine
Stochastic Fractional Generalizations in Optimal Control
Supervisor: Delfim Torres (UA)