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Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro

Associate Professor with Habilitation

  • Author Name : Azeiteiro U

  • Researcher ID: C-5933-2008
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-5252-1700
  • Ciencia ID: 1C13-105A-FF3A
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Environmental Changes, Hazards & Conservation (ECHC)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: RID=(C-5933-2008) OR AU=(AZEITEIRO U)

Research interests

Global Change Biology and Ecology
Climate Action and Sustainability

Academic degrees

Habilitation for Full Professorship in 2006, was educated at the Aveiro University, Portugal, from which he received his Master Science Degree in 1994, Coimbra University, Portugal, where he received his Doctorate (PhD) in Ecology in 1999.

Scientific activities

ver / see ORCID: 0000-0002-5252-1700



BETTER PLASTICS - Plastics in a circular economy See more

SEEBug – Develoment of a sensor for the fast and efficient detection of pathogenic bacteria in Bivalves See more

FISHAQU - Knowledge Exchange in sustainable Fisheries management and Aquaculture in the Mediterranean region See more

COOPERMINHO - Valorization of the fishing production of the Minho River - Contribution to the management and valorization of fishing products of the Minho River – Communication and socio-environmental training of the Local community for valorization of the fish resources of the Minho River See more

BISPECIAI - BIvalves under Polluted Environment and ClImate chAnge See more

AquaMMIn - Development and validation of a modular integrated multitrophic aquaculture system for marine and brackish water species See more

Scientific Supervision

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Andréia Faraoni Freitas Setti (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Heitor de Oliveira Braga (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Marta Aleixo (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sara Daniela Fontes da Costa Carvalho (ex-CESAM member)

Research before joining CESAM

SUMMARY: 15 books (author 3 and editor 12) and 47 book chapters (23 international and 24 national); 4 special issues and 63 research papers published in international refereed ISI journals; 5 research papers published in international proceedings; 6 special issues and 54 research papers published in refereed journals and 7 research papers published in national proceedings. Author/co-author of more than 200 oral and poster presentations, in workshops and national and international congresses (several by invitation).

ORCID: 0000-0002-5252-1700  Scopus Author ID: 660310982 Researcher ID: C-5933-2008

Post-Doctoral Researchers and PhD students

8 Supervision of Postdoctoral Projects/Researchers and successfully ensured the orientation and co-orientation of 17 PhD students (University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain [1], University of São Paulo in Brazil [1], University of Coimbra [5], Universidade Aberta (UAb is the single public distance education university in Portugal) [6] and University of Aveiro [4]).


Ulisses M Azeiteiro is a Senior Professor (Associate Professor with Aggregation / Habilitation and Tenure) and Coordinator of the Climate Change and Biodiversity Assets Unit from the Biology Department and Integrated Member/Senior Researcher of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro in Portugal.

His main interests are the Impacts of Climate Change in the Marine Environment (Biology and Ecology of Global Change) and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Context of Sustainable Development (Sustainability and Climate Change).

Research Coordinator since 2008 (Research Line Long Term Ecological Response to Global Changes at IMAR-CMA – Marine and Environmental Research from 2008 to 2010 and Research Group Social-Economic Governance and Sustainability from the Centre for Functional Ecology (CFE), hosted by the Faculty of Sciences and Technology at University of Coimbra from 2010 to 2016) was member of several evaluation panels from research projects and grants (International, European and National - Portuguese and outside Portugal), member of the organizing and scientific committees of more than 110 international and national congresses, member of more than 200 exam panels for viva voice examinations (for PhD and MSc) and career assessment and supervised over 75 postgraduate students (MSc and PhD students).

Professor Ulisses M Azeiteiro has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 250 publications, including books (> 25), book chapters (> 75), Special Issues of Scientific Journals and papers in refereed journals (> 120 ISI and > 60 peer reviewed).

CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020


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