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14th Scientific Meeting

Next week we will have a new Scientific Meeting! This time, Dr. Joaquim Gabriel, from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto will talk about the "R&D&I in the health and engineering fields, the personal experience"! Don't miss it! Be where the real action is!
When Apr 09, 2014
from 02:30 to 03:30
Where Room -120 , FC3, FCUP - Departamento de Física e Astronomia
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Abstract:  In this communication it will be presented some of the research projects in which the author was/is involved, particularly in the areas of health and engineering (thermography, photovoltaic panels, very high precision positioning, development of medical devices, biomechanical evaluation, etc.).

Biography: Joaquim Gabriel is with the Automation, Instrumentation and Control group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. He is also researcher at IDMEC (Institute of Mechanical Engineering), INEGI (Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management) which belongs to the Associated Laboratory LAETA (Associate Laboratory for Energy, Transport and Aeronautics). He received the degree in Mechanical Engineering, specialization on Machine Design and a post-graduation in Automation and Management of Industrial Processes from University of Porto; he holds a PhD from the University of Minho in Industrial Electronics and a Master from University of Porto in Industrial Computing.

He was fellow of JNICT (Junta Nacional de Investigação Cientifica) at University of Porto (1989), and researcher from the Japanese Ministry of Industry at Science Park in Kanagawa, Japan (1995/97).

Currently he is member of the National Engineering Association (Ordem dos Engenheiros), IEEE (Instrumentation and Measurement Society), the International Association of Science and Technology for Development , International Federation of Automatic Control and last  the EAT - European Association of Thermology.

Joaquim Gabriel is author/co - author of 3 books, 6 book chapters, and editor 5 of books, 40 articles in international journals, 9 in national journals, 165 papers in proceedings of conferences, 10 patents and 30 awards.

He is currently responsible for a research group at FEUP in healthcare and is advisor / co-advisor of 16 PhD students in the areas of physiotherapy, dentistry, medicine, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and computer science.


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