Técnico

Universidade de Lisboa
Alban Kuriqi

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The 2024 “U.S. News & World Report” ranking has positioned the Civil Engineering program at Técnico, University of Lisbon, as the 1st in Portugal, 2nd in Europe, and 34th in the world. These impressive rankings highlight the program’s status as a global leader in higher education. These achievements underscore the University of Lisbon’s Department of...
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Lisbon, Portugal – July 5, 2024 CERIS researchers Marco Pedroso and José Dinis Silvestre have been honored with the Best Paper Award in sustainability at the prestigious CONGREGA 2024 conference. Their groundbreaking paper, titled “Transição Digital e Inovação Tecnológica no Setor AECO – Estratégias Integradas Para Um Futuro Sustentável” (Digital Transition and Technological Innovation in...
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LISBON, Portugal – Giovanni Di Lollo, a researcher at CERIS, has been honored with the first prize of the Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers for his outstanding presentation on “TKE budget equation terms of a gravity current approaching a vertical obstacle.” The presentation, which captivated the audience with its depth and innovation, was delivered...
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OSLO, NORWAY — Jéssica Bersch, a PhD student at CERIS, was honored with one of the Best Student Presentation Awards during the Net-Zero Future conferences held last June. Her award-winning study, titled “Marine-based Photocatalytic Protection of Building Envelopes on Behalf of Climate Change,” has garnered significant attention for its innovative approach to combating climate change...
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Edinburgh, UK – The prestigious Best Paper Award at the ICEC2024 – 2nd RILEM International Conference on Earthen Construction, held at the University of Edinburgh, has been awarded to Jordan Tadonbou for his groundbreaking research paper titled “Optimization of the Performance of Earth Mortars at Elevated Temperatures.” The paper is a collaborative effort co-authored by...
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Inês Rosa, researcher of the Composites Research Group (CORE) of CERIS and former PhD student of DECivil, received the “ESCM Award for Best PhD Thesis of 2022”, attributed by the European Society of Composites Materials (ESCM). The submissions “were evaluated based on novelty, complexity, depth of analysis, impact, and quality of communication.” The award ceremony...
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On July 3, 2024, CERIS organized a Pizza Seminar titled “REDUCE! Use of Plastic Waste from Surgical Masks in Construction Materials,” presented by CERIS researcher Maria Paula Mendes. The seminar showcased the innovative “REDUCE” project, which focuses on the recycling of disposable IIR surgical masks into construction materials, contributing to sustainable building practices and reducing...
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CERIS researchers Jónatas Valença, Killian Morin, Nathan Jouen, Nathália Olivo, Marta Torres-Gonzalez, Maria Paula Mendes, and Ana Silva have been awarded the Second Prize for the best scientific article for the academic year 2023-24 (1st Semester). Their article, titled “Feeling-BIM: A Digital Model to Support Maintenance Decisions, Based on Automatic Inspection and Dwellers’ Feelings,” was...
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We are pleased to announce that Professor Helena M. Ramos, Full Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering (DeCivil) and member of the Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability (CERIS) at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), is a key participant in the HY4RES project. This ambitious project aims to develop new renewable energy technology and...
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BLOCOYSTER is the winning project of the sixth edition of the Mares Circulares Competition, in the Research Centres category, with a prize of 7,000 EUR. The “BLOCOYSTER — sustainable blocks with the incorporation of aquaculture waste” project contributes to the sustainable blue economy by reducing the pollution caused by aquaculture waste. Through the use of...
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