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Joana Ferreira

Joana Ferreira

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID A-8277-2012
  • ORCID 0000-0002-9438-4185
  • Department: Dep of Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID=A-8277-2012
  • Title: Air quality in Portugal in 2030 – a policy-oriented research Supervisor: Carlos Borrego Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/100346/2014 Start date: 2015-12-01 End date: 2018-11-30


Research interests

Air quality management and modelling
Atmospheric emissions estimation
Human exposure assessment
Policy oriented studies

Academic degrees

1998 - Degree in Environmental Engineering (5 years) at the University of Aveiro, final grade 16 (out of 20).
2007 - PhD in Environment Applied Sciences. Title of thesis: Relation Air Quality and Human Exposure to Atmospheric Pollutants

Scientific activities

12/2015 - …: Post Doctoral research fellow supported by FCT (SFRH/BPD/100346/2014) in the Group of Emissions and Climate Change Modelling (GEMAC), Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro.
02/2015-11/2015: Post Doctoral research fellow in the scope of the Project HOPE “Development of an hybrid operational air pollution forecasting system” in the Group of Emissions and Climate Change Modelling (GEMAC), CESAM, Dpt of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro.
01/2008-12/2008: Post Doctoral research associate at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom.
01/2001-10/2007: PhD Student in the Department of Environment and Planning of the University of Aveiro. Scientific research in the Group of Emissions and Climate Change Modelling (GEMAC), Department of Environment and Planning of the University of Aveiro.

Others

02/2018 - 08/2018: Reader at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (25%), of Atmospheric Pollution, on Environmental Engineering Undergraduation course
02/2014-09/2015; 02/2017-08/2017: Reader at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (25%), of Atmospheric Pollution, on Environmental engineering Undergraduation course and Environmental Management CET.
01/2009-12/2014: Post Doctoral research fellow supported by FCT (SFRH/BPD/40620/2007) in the Group of Emissions and Climate Change Modelling (GEMAC), Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro.
09/2010–07/2013; 10/2016-01/2017: Colaboration in teaching of Environment Engineering undergraduation and master, and Join European Master in Environmental Studies, on the courses: atmospheric pollution and air quality management, Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro.
10/1998-02/1999; 09/1999-12/2000: Environment technician in the Institute of Environment and Development (IDAD), Aveiro.
03/1999-07/1999: five months training-course in the European Commission, DG Environment, unit E.3 – Waste Management (Brussels).

Pivot of post-doctoral fellows of the CESAM group Atmospheric Processes and Modelling. Since 2015 -
Member of the Scientific Committee of Air Pollution 2019 Conference to be held in Aveiro, Portugal, 26-28 June 2019.
Member of the organizing Committee of GLOREAM2014 workshop on Tropospheric Chemical Transport Modelling held in Aveiro, 6-7 November 2014.
Member of the Dept of Environment and Planning Council (University of Aveiro) representing the post doc fellows, 2011 - 2014.
Member of the organizing committee (supporting the chairman) of three editions of the NATO/CCMS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modelling and its Application, from 2001 till 2005, since Portugal was the pilot country.

Publications

Projects

HERA - Integrating Environment and Health Research: a Vision for the EU See more

SOPRO - Chemical and toxicological SOurce PROfiling of particulate matter in urban air See more

LIFE INDEX-AIR: Development of an Integrated Exposure – Dose Management Tool for Reduction of Particulate Matter in Air See more

AIRSHIP - Impact of maritime and port emissions in the air quality of Portugal: present and future scenarios. A regional and local scale approach See more

FUTURAR - Air quality in Portugal in 2030 – a policy support See more

CLAiR-City - Citizen Led Air pollution Reduction in Cities See more

MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment See more

CLICURB - Urban atmospheric quality, climate change and resilience See more

EMOSAT - Characterisation of emission sources using advanced atmospheric modelling and satellite data See more

CV-Dust - Atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde region: seasonal evaluation of composition, sources and transport See more

INSPIRAR - Air Quality Exposure and Human Health in Industrialized Urban Areas See more

ENSEMBLAIR - Improving air quality assessment with ensemble modelling See more

SAUDAR – The Health and the Air we breathe See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Co-supervisor): Silvia Coelho (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Carlos Silveira (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sandra Isabel Moreira Rafael (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Bruno Duarte (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Andreia Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Rita Clara (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Bruno Augusto (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Tatiana França (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Carina Verde (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Maria de Fátima Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Catarina Sousa (not a CESAM member)

Projeto de Licenciatura em Engª do Ambiente (Main Supervisor): Andreia Lopes, Joana Garrido, Patrícia Silva (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Leitão Alexandre (ex-CESAM member)


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