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14th Scientific Meeting

14th Scientific Meeting

The 14th Scientific Meeting was held by Dr. Joaquim Gabriel, from the the Automation, Instrumentation and Control group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (FEUP). He focused on his personal experience and gave us an insight of several R&D&I works that resulted in commercial products in many different areas. This is a talk that we'll all remember! Thank you all for your presence!

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13th Scientific Meeting

13th Scientific Meeting

Yesterday we had the pleasure to host the 13th Scientific Meeting, with Dr. Ambra Giannetti. A very interesting overview on the work done by her group in the Institute of Applied Physics-CNR, Florence, Italy!

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12th Scientific Meeting

Last Friday we had a Scientific Meeting focused on Biosensing. First, Dr. Carlos Gouveia gave us an overview of his work in biosensors, discussing their advantages and drawbacks. Afterwards, Dr. Raquel Queirós introduced us to some chemical/biological aspects behind these optical fiber-based sensors.

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11th Scientific Meeting

11th Scientific Meeting

The 11th Scientific Meeting was held by Prof. Thereza Rocco from the Laboratório de Fotônica – Depto. de Engenharia Elétrica - Instituto Militar de Engenharia (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Here are some pictures of the event!

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UP SPIE Student Chapter @ FCUP's 2014 Open Days

UP SPIE Student Chapter @ FCUP's 2014 Open Days

Just like last year, on the 13 and 14th of February we had the FCUP's Open Days. The UP SPIE Student Chapter was present throughout the days, not only to show the photonics research done at the faculty of Sciences, but also to talk about the Student Chapter activities and goals. Two nice days spent with the youth of our region!

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10th Scientific Meeting

10th Scientific Meeting

For our first "two-digits" meeting we have one of our own - Hugo Martins (PhD student, UOSE) presented his research in Optical Fiber Sensors.

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9th Scientific Meeting

9th Scientific Meeting

The first UP SPIE Student Chapter's Scientific Meeting of 2014 took place on January 17th, with a talk from Prof. Mário Silveirinha (University of Coimbra) on Plasmonic Structures.

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5th Scientific Meeting

Last Friday (November 15th) the Chapter hosted yet another edition of its Science Meeting: this time the focus was on optical biophysics, with a talk from Dr Sandra Mouta (University of Minho, INESC Porto, and Universidade de Barcelona) titled "Percepção/ação, movimento biológico"

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Student reception @ Science Museum

Student reception @ Science Museum

Yesterday, July 21st, a reception for the participating students at the RIAO/OPTILAS conference took place at the Science Museum of the University of Porto. This activity was fully organised by our student chapter.

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4th Scientific Meeting

4th Scientific Meeting

Last Friday (July 12th) the Chapter hosted yet another edition of its Science Meeting: this time the focus was on optical biosensing for the food/drink industry, with a talk from Dr Paula Martins-Lopes from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD).

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3rd Scientific Meeting

Another edition of the Chapter's Scientific Meetings took place on June 7th. This time, the focus was on Biomechanics and Biomedical Physics, with two speakers from the area.

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2nd Scientific Meeting

2nd Scientific Meeting

Last Friday (May 3rd), the UP SPIE Student Chapter hosted another scientific meeting, with a talk from Prof. José Luís Santos, "New Paths in Optical Sensing".

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Outreach activity - High school student visit to UOSE

Outreach activity - High school student visit to UOSE

64 students from a professional course in Informatics (Escola Secundária/3 Prof. Dr. Flávio Pinto Resende, in Cinfães) visited the UOSE on March 6th and were shown various areas of research, guided by some of our PhD students and SPIE Student Chapter members.

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University of Porto's Science, Teaching and Innovation Display

University of Porto's Science, Teaching and Innovation Display

The UP SPIE Student Chapter was present in another edition of the 4-day long Science, Technology and Innovation Display, which aims to showcase the best of both research and teaching taking place in the University. This event took place in Pavilhão Rosa Mota from March 14th to the 17th.

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UP SPIE Student Chapter @ FCUP's Open Days

UP SPIE Student Chapter @ FCUP's Open Days

The FCUP Open Days are taking place from Feb 14th to Feb 15th. The UP SPIE Student Chapter is being represented by its members through a series of outreach activities closely related to the research areas of INESC Porto.

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1st Science Meeting

This initiative aims the promotion of scientific meetings between students of the University and National/International research scientists, from industry or academia, enabling an open debate and the assessment of new concepts, technologies and applications in the domain of optical technology, as well as the establishment of new collaborations and networks.

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Organization

Ricardo André
President of SPIE Chapter

Nuno Silva
Vice-President of SPIE Chapter

Catarina Monteiro
Secretary of SPIE Chapter

André Gomes
Treasurer of SPIE Chapter

Sponsors

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