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Degrees, Positions, Awards and Publications:

  • Graduated in Physics at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, 1980.
  • M.Sc. by the Institute of Theoretical Physics, São Paulo, Brazil, 1983.
  • Advanced Degree in Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1984.
  • Ph. D. in Theoretical Physics by the University of Oxford, 1987.
  • Postdoctoral research position, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Heidelberg University, 1987-1989.
  • Postdoctoral research position, Instituto de Física e Matemática, Lisbon, 1989-1991.
  • Professor, Departamento de Física, Instituto Superior Ténico, Lisbon, 1991-2010.
  • Research Associate, CERN Theory Division, 1993-1995.
  • Postdoctoral research position, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Turin University, 1994-1995.
  • Habilitation in Physics ("Agregação em Física"), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1996.
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics, University of New York, 1999.
  • Full Professor at Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, 2010.
  • Honourable Mention in the 1995 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "String Theory and Cosmology", written with M.C. Bento.
  • Honourable Mention in the 1997 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "Lorentz Invariance and the Cosmological Constant".
  • Third Prize in the 1999 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "Compactification, Vacuum Energy and Quintessence", written with M.C. Bento.
  • Honourable Mention in the 2001 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays and Symmetries of Spacetime".
  • Prize União Latina/Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2001 (Latin America - Portugal), for the article "Cosmological Constraints on an Invisibly Decaying Higgs Boson", written with M.C. Bento and Rogério Rosenfeld (Summary in Portuguese).
  • Honourable Mention in the 2003 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "Generalized Chaplygin Gas Model: Dark Energy - Dark Matter Unification and CMBR Constraints", written with M.C. Bento and A.A. Sen.
  • Honourable Mention in the 2007 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "A Curvature Principle for the interaction between universes"
  • Prize Universidade Técnica de Lisboa/Santander Totta 2007 for scientific excellence in Biophysics and Physics.
  • Honourable Mention in the 2009 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation, US, for the essay "The cosmological constant problem: a user's guide"
  • Member of the Galileo Science Advisory Committee of the European Space Agency (2009 - 2012) and co-author of the Galileo Science Opportunity Document
  • Member of the Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear (2004 - 2013)
  • 2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Brazilian Journal of Physics
  • Member of the Centro de Física do Porto
  • Member of the COST Action Quantum structure of spacetime (2015 - 2019)
  • Chairman of the Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto (September 2013 - September 2018).
  • Publications
  • Summary of Citations and Publications
  • Other Publications:
  • Comparison of Four Space Propulsion Methods for Reducing Transfer Times of Manned Mars Mission
  • A physical framework for the Earth System, the Anthropocene Equation and the Great Acceleration, published at Global and Planetary Change, 169, pages 66-69, October 2018.
  • Gravitação
  • Teoria da Relatividade Geral
  • Tensor Métrico
  • Ondas Gravitacionais
  • Matéria Escura
  • Energia Escura
  • Radiação cósmica de fundo
  • Stephen Hawking e a sua contribuição para a física teórica
  • A Origem do Universo in "Ética da Investigação" to appear.
  • Books and Contributions to Chapters of Books:

  • Gravity Control and Possible Influence on Space Propulsion: A Scientific Study, European Space Agency Publication (ESA CR(P) 4365, 2002). Text
  • O Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas, Editora Gradiva, December 2005.
  • The Adventures of Spacetime, in Relativity and the Dimensionality of the World, Springer Series on Fundamental Theories of Physics, 2007.
  • The Mystical formula and the mystery of Khronos, in Minkowski Spacetime: A Hundred Years Later, Springer Series on Fundamental Theories of Physics, 2010.
  • The experimental status of Special and General Relativity, in Springer Handbook of Spacetime, 2014.
  • Do Big Bang ao Homem, Universidade do Porto Edições, 15 June 2016.
  • Seis Breves Apontamentos de Cosmologia Contemporânea, Universidade do Porto Edições, November 2016
  • Research Interests:

  • Astroparticle Physics, Classical and Quantum Cosmology, and String Theory.
  • Organizational Activities:

  • First Iberian Meeting on Gravity, Évora, Portugal, September 1992.
  • III Encontro Nacional de Astronomia, Instituto Superior Técnico, July 1993.
  • Lisbon School on Superstrings, Instituto Superior Técnico, December 16-18, 1998.
  • Cosmology 2000, Instituto Superior Técnico, July 12 - 15, 2000.
  • Lisbon School on Superstrings II - Modern Trends in String Theory , Instituto Superior Técnico, July 13 - 17, 2001.
  • International Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy, DICE 2002, DICE 2004, DICE 2006 in the Advisory Board.
  • Modern Trends in String Theory II , Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Oporto, Portugal, 21-26 June, 2004.
  • Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity Meetings in the Advisory Board.
  • First Mediterranean Conference on Classical and Quantum Gravity in the Advisory Committee.
  • Ciclo de Palestras Comemorativo Ano Internacional da Luz 2015.
  • Articles for raising the awareness on science and comments in magazines and newspapers:

  • Supercordas e a Unificação das Interacções Fundamentais da Natureza, with M.C. Bento in "Futuro" portuguese publication, October 1988.
  • Unificação das Interacções Fundamentais da Natureza e o Universo Primitivo, with J.C. Mourão, 1990.
  • "Gravitons make a little dark matter go a long way", New Scientist, 25 February 1995.
  • "Cosmic beachcombers", Marcus Chown, New Scientist, 23 December 1995.
  • Explosões de Raios Gama in "O Observatório" monthly publication of Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa, April 1996.
  • Princípios Antrópicos e a Vida no Universo in "O Observatório", October and December 1997.
  • O Big Bang in "O Observatório", February 1998.
  • "Espelhos de outros mundos ?" Diário de Notícias, 22 February 1998.
  • 25 anos da Sociedade Portuguesa de Física in "Gazeta de Física", Vol. 22, Fasc. 4, 1999.
  • Urnas electrónicas e os princípios fundamentais de inviolabilidade do voto e transparência for the Senate Comission of the Brazilian Parlament, June 2001.
  • Prémio União Latina 2001, Diário de Notícias, December 2001.
  • Antigravité : l'ESA s'interroge, Air & Cosmos, number 1846 - 7 juin 2002.
  • ESA's Gravity Control Study, New Scientist, 18 August 2002.
  • ESA steigt in Anti-Schwerkraft-Forschung ein, Bild der Wissenschaft, August 2002.
  • Antigravity has feet of clay , Philip Ball, Nature, 26 January 2005.
  • Os físicos passaram a ver o mundo através dos olhos de Albert Einstein , Página 36, Página 37 Jornal Público, 15 March 2005.
  • Einstein, o físico revolucionário , Interview to Jornal Avante, April 2005.
  • "Einstein e a Descrição Unificada da Natureza" , Orfeu Bertolami e Jorge Páramos, Gazeta de Física, Vol. 28-3, 2005.
  • "Perspectives in Fundamental Physics in Space", ESA Today, September/October 2005.
  • Einstein entre Nós, O Primeiro de Janeiro, 14 October 2005.
  • "Albert Einstein: o triunfo do intelecto" , para a Exposição Einstein entre Nós, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra, 14 October - 30 November, 2005.
  • O problema da informação na radiação dos Buracos Negros, Jornal Público, 27 November 2005.
  • "The Dark Arts of Dark Energy", Scientific American Digital, January 2006.
  • O problema da constante cosmológica, Revista e.Ciência, 2 February 2006.
  • O Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas in the Público newspaper, 11 February 2006
  • O Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas in the Gazeta de Física
  • "Solving the Pioneer Anomaly", Science Magazine, 16 June 2006.
  • Scienziati da tutto il mondo perla 3 edizione del DICE, Corriere Etrusco, Piombino, 9 September 2006.
  • Cosmology in Portugal: The First 20 Years, Los Alamos ArXives, December 2006.
  • Pioneer: Mistério na missão, Correio da Manhã, 27 January 2007.
  • Cosmologia portuguesa no século XX, Portal do Astrónomo, February 2007.
  • Is Newton's second law violated? Nature, March 2007
  • Two-speed gravity, Zeeya Merali, New Scientist, 7 April 2007.
  • Is dark energy fattening the sun ?, Zeeya Merali, New Scientist, 2 June 2007.
  • Correntes gravitacionais: Viajar à boleia da força da gravidade, Correio da Manhã, 25 August 2007.
  • Astronomia em Portugal: uma actividade fora de foco, Blog De Rerum Natura, 20 October 2007.
  • O Modelo do gás de Chaplygin generalizado in the Público newspaper, Página 6, P2, Página 7, P2, 31 October 2007.
  • Scientists find hole in the universe, Marcus Chown, New Scientist, 26 November 2007.
  • A fórmula mística de Minkowski, Expresso.pt, 1 December 2008.
  • O Mistério e a viagem das sondas Pioneer, Diário de Notícias, 13 December 2008.
  • As novas descobertas portuguesas de 2008, Diário de Notícias, 31 December 2008.
  • Desconhecemos 95 por cento da energia do universo! E agora?, Ciência Hoje, 6 March 2009.
  • 90 years after Eddington's confirmation of General Relativity (in Portuguese) , May 2009.
  • Por que nos fascinam os astros?, Sociedade Civil, Portuguese National Television Programme, RTP 2, 20 July 2009.
  • Procura-se: pessoa mais inteligente do mundo, entrada imediata, Expresso.pt, 14 October 2009.
  • Encontrada a pessoa mais inteligente do mundo, Expresso.pt, 26 October 2009.
  • Matéria Escura in 1 minuto de Astronomia, Portuguese National Television Programme, RTP, November 2009.
  • Portugal despede-se do maior evento de divulgação científica de sempre, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 17 March 2010.
  • Ano Internacional da Astronomia - E Depois do Adeus, Expresso.pt, 8 April 2010.
  • O futuro está lá fora?, Correio Braziliense, 24 August 2010.
  • Constantes inconstantes criam revolução na física?, Expresso.pt, 11 September 2010.
  • Pioneer Anomaly Solved By 1970s Computer Graphics Technique, Technology Review (published by MIT), 31 March 2011.
  • Gravity, working as usual, Julianne, Cosmic Variance, 31 March 2011.
  • The Pioneer Anomaly may not be anomalous, The Naked Scientists: Science Radio & Science Podcasts, 3 April 2011.
  • The "Pioneer Anomaly": Case Closed, Sky & Telescope, 4 April 2011.
  • Mundane explanation for bizarre Pioneer Anomaly, David, Shiga, New Scientist, 6 April 2011.
  • Pioneer anomaly solved, Heather Catchpole, COSMOS, The Science of Everything, 6 April 2011.
  • Pioneer puzzle pinned on thermodynamics, Ron Cowen, Science News, 7 April 2011.
  • Pioneer anomaly, Australian Brodcasting Corporation, 8 April 2011.
  • Atraso nas viagens espaciais explicado por portugueses, Marta Reis, Jornal i, 9 April 2011.
  • Keine fuenfte Kraft, Norbert Lossau, Die Welt, 13 April 2011.
  • Has the famous Pioneer anomaly been finally solved?, Sydney Observatory, 13 April 2011.
  • Welche geheimnisvolle Kraft lenkt Raumsonden ab?, Welt Online, 13 April 2011.
  • MYSTERIOUS PIONEER ANOMALY MAY FINALLY BE SOLVED, Discovery News, Jennifer Quellette, 14 April 2011.
  • Pioneer-sondernes underlige faerd forklaret (in Sweedish), Jens Ramskov, 16 April 2011.
  • Mistério das sondas Pioneer revelado por docente da FCUP, 14 April 2011.
  • Explanation Proposed for Weird Space Anomaly Seen By Pioneer Probes, Charles Choi, SPACE.com, 25 April 2011.
  • Thermal radiation may account for Pioneer anomaly, Physics Today, 25 April 2011.
  • Goodbye Pioneer Anomaly, Kate Becker, 365 Days of Astronomy, 25 April 2011.
  • New theory proposed to explain Pioneer probe gravitational anomaly, Bob Yirka, PHYSORG, 27 April 2011.
  • Scientists present another explanation of anomaly in trajectory of Pionieer, ChangsontheEarth, 27 April 2011.
  • Mystery Force May Be Due To Mirrors, Stephen P. Maran, USNews Science, 4 May 2011.
  • Pioneer Anomaly Solution, Membrana (in Russian), 16 May 2011.
  • Where did Triton Come from?, Technology Review (published by MIT), 6 June 2011.
  • GPS Satellites Could Solve Flyby Anomaly, Technology Review (published by MIT), 19 September 2011.
  • L'enigme de sondes Pioneer élucidée, Le Monde, 5 May 2012.
  • Estudante de Física publica artigo sobre o conceito teórico de máquinas do tempo, Notícias FCUP, 9 May 2012.
  • At last, a gravitational physics mission in space?, Stuart Clark, The Guardian, 5 July 2012.
  • Al Politecnico si studiano i viaggi nel tempo, La Stampa, 11 October 2012.
  • Juno: The spacecraft putting sling theory to the test, BBC Future, 9 October 2013.
  • O Big Bang in Do Big Bang ao Homem, 19 November - 12 December 2013, Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Esticão inicial depois do Big Bang deixou de ser só teoria, por Marta Reis, Jornal i, March 18th, 2014, Portugal.
  • Modeling the nongravitational acceleration during Cassinis gravitation experiments, Kaleidoscope section of the Physical Review Journal of the American Physical Socieity, August, 2014.
  • Quais são os Problemas mais Fundamentais da Física Contemporânea?, Notícias da Biblioteca, Faculdadde de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Dezember 2014.
  • Moon, not Mars, Mail Online March 2015.
  • Landing On Mars By 2030 Next To Impossible; Man Needs To Perfect Moon-Travel First: Expert, Erik Pineda, Yibada March 2015.
  • Moon and Mars are physically and fiscally feasible, John Strickland, The Space Review April 2015.
  • Nasa could land humans on Mars by 2039, Mail Online, 30 June 2015.
  • A tensão utópica, July 2015.
  • Praise to Professor John Mather, Fórum do Futuro, 4 November 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • ''Quantum'': Quando a dança e a física se juntam num espetáculo, 6 April 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • Common Home of Humanity Project
  • Climate and consumption (or the price to be paid for energy) and Art and science: conducting wires and short circuits, Fórum do Futuro, 2 November 2016, Porto, Portugal.
  • On small satellites for oceanography: a survey, 15 February 2017, Agência Lusa, Portugal.
  • Gravitational waves: new messangers from the Cosmos, Professor David Shoemaker, Fórum do Futuro, 9 November 2017, Porto, Portugal.
  • Utopia: Utopian and Scientific, June 2018.
  • Art, Literature and Science

  • Physics and Poetry Gazeta da Física, January 2003
  • The Chaplygin Gas Model by Laura Pesce
  • The Dark Universe (detail) by Laura Pesce
  • 7 leitores, a Blog of Books
  • A Margem do Poema
  • A Língua Toda 2015, March 2015, Coimbra, Portugal.
  • Courses at Engineering and Physics Majors:

  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology and High Energy Astrophysics (2011)
  • Mechanics and Waves (2006-2007)
  • Mechanics and Waves (2007-2008)
  • Mechanics and Waves (2008-2009)
  • Thermodynamics and Structure of Matter
  • General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Electromagnetism and Optics
  • Advanced Topics on General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Some Projects and Activities:

  • Energy Densities in the Universe - funded by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology), January 2001 - June 2004.
  • Post Doctoral Position - funded by FCT under the project Energy Densities in the Universe.
  • Nonperturbative Aspects of Fields and Strings - funded by FCT, CERN Project with members of the University of Algarve, January 2003 - January 2004.
  • Gravity Control and Spacecraft Propulsion - funded by European Space Agency, September 2001 - April 2002. Full Report (ESA CR(P)4365)
  • National Strategy for Space 2003 - 2008, Conselho Consultivo para o Espaço, Gabinete de Relações Internacionais da Ciência e do Ensino Superior do Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal.
  • Pioneer Anomaly, Interview to the 2010 Programme of the Portuguese National Television, October 2004.
  • Gravity Control, Interview to the 2010 Programme of the Portuguese National Television, April 2005.
  • Cosmic Concordance - funded by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology), June 2005 - June 2009.
  • A Mission to Test the Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecraft - funded by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology), May 2006 - December 2009.
  • Towards a unified cosmological description - funded by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology), April 2011 - April 2014.
  • Some Ideas about Research in Portugal and in General:

  • Entraves ao progresso científico nos países em vias de desenvolvimento , with E. Abdalla in "O Estado de São Paulo", Brazil, June 1995.
  • Anteprojecto de Estatuto da Carreira Docente Universitária do Ministério da Educação - April 2001.
  • Algumas Reflexões sobre o Anteprojecto do Ministério da Educação - April 2001.
  • Portuguese Research-Universities: Why Not The Best ? by Michael Athans
  • Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Portugal, debate na VII Semana da Física, Instituto Superior Técnico, 30 October 2003.
  • Quem Tem Medo do Mérito Absoluto na Universidade? , Jornal Público, 3 April 2004.
  • Comentários sobre a recente proposta do Ministério da Ciência e Ensino Superior para financiamento da investigação , April 2004.
  • What is fair to ask Society to fund ?, International Symposium, Science, Knowledge and the Market , 21-23 October 2004, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Algumas questões de fundo relativamente à actividade científica em Portugal, contribuição para o Encontro de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação, 18 December 2004, ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • PLATAFORMA CONTRA LA CORRUPCIÓN Y EL ACOSO EN LA UNIVERSIDAD PÚBLICA
  • O perigoso impacto da crise na educação, May 2011.
  • Uma cidade aprendente, in (Re)Inventar a Cidade, Porto, June 2013.
  • FCT, ser ou não ser, February 2014.
  • Ensino Superior, Ciência e Sociedade, January 2018.
  • Some Useful Links and Information:

  • SLAC SPIRES High Energy Physics Database
  • Los Alamos Archives
  • Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
  • Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
  • Notícias do Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
  • Notícias UP
  • Notícias UP about the author I
  • Notícias UP about the author II
  • International Light Year 2015, Cicle of Talks in Porto
  • International Light Year 2015, An introduction to the cicle of talks in Porto
  • Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear
  • Departamento de Física do Instituto Superior Técnico no Jornal Público (2005)
  • Federação Nacional dos Professores - Ensino Superior (FENPROF)
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Astronomia
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Física
  • Gazeta de Física Blog in Expresso Newspaper
  • Most cited gr-qc E-prints in 2003
  • Top 5 Papers on Dark Energy and Dark Matter (2002 - 2004)
  • Most cited gr-qc E-prints in 2005
  • Most cited gr-qc E-prints in 2006
  • Most cited gr-qc E-prints in 2007
  • Most cited gr-qc E-prints in 2008
  • ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Call for Themes, June 2004.
  • Prospects for Breakthrough Propulsion from Physics, NASA, May 2004.
  • Cosmology And Particle Physics, CAPP-98, CERN, Theory Division, June 1998.
  • ATELIER INTERNATIONAL Physique et Astrophysique des Dimensions Supplémentaires, Paris, June 2001.
  • COSMO-01 International Workshop on PARTICLE PHYSICS AND THE EARLY UNIVERSE, Rovaniemi, Finland, August - September 2001.
  • ESF/PESC Exploratory Workshop on ``Quantum Information and Spacetime Structure", Madrid, September 2001.
  • V Semana da Física, IST, October 2001.
  • NASA Breakthrough Propulsion Physics Program , May 2002.
  • XVIIIth IAP Colloquium, ON THE NATURE OF DARK ENERGY, Paris, July 2002.
  • Santa Fe Summer Cosmology Workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 2002.
  • Física 2002, September 2002, Évora.
  • XX Encontro Juvenil de Ciência, September 2002, Lisbon.
  • Gravitation and Experiment 2002, 6-10 October 2002, Pisa.
  • Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Física 2003, March 2003, Lisbon.
  • XXXVIIIth Recontres de Moriond on Gravitational Waves and Experimental Gravity 2003, March 2003, Les Arcs, France.
  • A Vida e o Universo, FNAC Colombo, 21:00, 23 April 2003, Lisbon.
  • COSLAB Workshop - Cosmological Phase Transitions and Topological Defects, 22-24 May 2003, Porto.
  • Séminaire de Physique avancée et Propulsion spatiale Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Salle de l'Espace, 24 Juin 2003, Paris.
  • Third COSLAB Workshop, First Joint COSLAB - VORTEX - BEC2000+ Workshop , The University of the Basque Country, 10-16 July 2003, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Marte: Enigma histórico e desafio científico; Planetário Calouste Gulbenkian, 3 September 2003, Lisbon.
  • Gravitation et Expérience 2003, 8-10 October 2003, Paris.
  • VII Semana da Física, IST, October 2003.
  • Discurso Literário e Discurso Científico, FNAC Colombo, 21:00, 3 December 2003, Lisbon.
  • Cosmologia no Século XXI, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Faculdade de Engenharia, 6 January 2004.
  • III Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, February 2004, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Pioneer Anomaly Conference, 18-19 May 2004, Center for Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM), Bremen University, Germany.
  • Our View of the Universe, Center for Theoretical Study of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 14 July 2004
  • Workshop on Quantum Gravity and Noncommutative Geometry, 20-23 July 2004, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Encontro Nacional de Astronomia e Astrofísica , Angra do Heroísmo, 22-23 de Julho 2004, Universidade dos Açores, Portugal
  • Second International Workshop DICE2004, From Decoherence and Emergent Classicality to Emergent Quantum Mechanics , 1-4 September 2004, Piombino, Italy
  • FUNDAMENTAL SYMMETRIES AND FUNDAMENTAL CONSTANTS , 15-18 September 2004, Trieste, Italy
  • VIII Semana da Física, IST, October 2004.
  • International Symposium, Science, Knowledge and the Market , 21-23 October 2004, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Gravitation et Expérience 2004 , 27-29 October, Nice, France.
  • Seminario/Evento , Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione Catania, 21 January 2005, Catania, Italy.
  • IV Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, February 2005, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • V Jornada de Tondela sobre o Ensino das Ciências , March 2005, Tondela, Portugal.
  • 2005 ESLAB Symposium "Trends in Space Science and Cosmic Vision 2020", 18-21 April 2005, ESTEC Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
  • "Einstein, Vita Mirabilis", 29 April 2005, Coimbra, Portugal.
  • KIAS-APCTP-DMRC Workshop on "The Dark Side of the Universe", 24-26 May 2005, KIAS, Seoul, Korea.
  • "Einstein e a Relatividade Geral" , 30 May 2005, IST, Lisbon.
  • "Encontro de Gravitação e Cosmologia" , Complexo Interdisciplinar da Universidade de Lisboa, 27-28 June 2005, Lisbon.
  • "Deep Impact Mission" , Instituto Geográfico do Exército, 4 July 2005, Lisbon.
  • "A nossa perspectiva do Universo no século XXI" , Departamento de Física da Escola de Ciências, Museu Regional de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa, 16 July 2005, Braga.
  • "Albert Einstein Century" Conference, 18-22 July 2005, Paris.
  • XV Encontro Nacional de Astronomia e Astrofísica , Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, 28-30 July 2005, Lisbon.
  • "100 years of Relativity: International conference on classical and quantum aspects of gravity and cosmology" , 22-24 August 2005, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • "A Vida e a Obra de Albert Einstein", Instituto Geográfico do Exército, 2 September 2005, 21:30, Lisbon.
  • XXVIII Spanish Relativity Meeting, E.R.E. 2005 "A Century of Relativity Physics", 6-10 September 2005, Oviedo (Asturias) Spain.
  • ENTApP Visitor Programme and Workshop on Dark Matter, 12-21 October 2005, SISSA, Trieste, Italy.
  • The Pioneer Explorer Collaboration: First Team Meeting at ISSI , 7-11 November 2005, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland.
  • The Planetary Society, "The Pioneer Anomaly Conference at the International Space Science Institute" , Bern, Switzerland, November 2005.
  • "A Estrutura do Universo: das galáxias às cordas quânticas", Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa, 25 November 2005, Lisbon.
  • XIV Conferência Nacional de Física, Física para o Século XXI , Edifício da Alfândega, 1-3 December 2005, Oporto.
  • "Os sonhos e os pesadelos de Einstein: ciência e ficção científica" , Marina de Cascais, 18:30, 17 December 2005.
  • "The gravitational quantum well as a tool for the search of new physics", Institute Laue-Langevin, College 3, 25 January 2006, Grenoble.
  • "General Relativity: an experimental survey" , V Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, February 2006, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • "Cosmologia no Século XXI" , Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, 2 March 2006, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • "A Nossa Perspectiva do Universo, uma introdução ao Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas" , Centro de Interpretação Ambiental da Ponta do Sal, Estrada Marginal, São Pedro do Estoril, 11 March 2006, 21:30.
  • "Noncommutative Quantum Mechanics" , Gravitational Neutron Induced Transitions , 6-7 April 2006, Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble.
  • From Quantum to Cosmos: Fundamental Physics Research in Space, 22-24 May 2006, Warrenton, Virginia, USA
  • The Dark Side of the Universe , 20-24 June 2006, Madrid, Spain.
  • Committee on Space Research, 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly , 16-23 July 2006, Beijing, China.
  • 11th Marcel Grossmann Meeting , 23-29 July 2006, Berlin, Germany.
  • Key Approaches to Dark Energy , 7-15 August 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • "20th European Cosmic Ray Symposium" , 5-8 September 2006, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Third International Workshop DICE2006" , Quantum Mechanics between Decoherence and Determinism: new aspects from particle physics to cosmology , 11-15 September 2006, Piombino, Italy.
  • "Vida no Universo e Argumentos Antrópicos" , Instituto Geográfico do Exército, 22 September 2006, 21:30, Lisbon.
  • "International Workshop on Advances in Precision Tests and Experimental Gravitation in Space" , 28-30 September 2006, Firenze, Italy.
  • "Astronomy & Astrophysics Research in Portugal: Its Impact and Future Perspectives" , 13 October 2006, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Strings versus Cosmology" , 16-17 November 2006, Madrid, Spain.
  • "3RD ANNUAL MEETING, ILIAS/N6-ENTApP - European Network on Theoretical Astroparticle Physics " , 12-14 December 2006, Paris, France.
  • "Searching for the nature of dark energy and dark matter" , VI Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, 4-9 February 2007, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • The Pioneer Explorer Collaboration: Second Team Meeting at ISSI , 19-23 February 2007, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland.
  • A nossa perspectiva do Universo , European Masterclasses on Particle and Astroparticle Physics , 24 March 2007, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • BILBAO ENCOUNTER ON NEW STANDARD COSMOLOGY , 11-12 Abril 2007, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Vida no Universo e Princípios Antrópicos, 26 May 2007, Centro de Interpretação Ambiental, Estrada Marginal, São Pedro do Estoril.
  • Sessão de Autógrafos, 27 May 2007, 77a. Feira do Livro de Lisboa, Parque Eduardo VII, Lisbon.
  • Sessão de Autógrafos, 3 June 2007, 77a. Feira do Livro do Porto, Pavilhão Rosa Mota, Oporto.
  • From Quantum to Cosmos 2, Space-based research in fundamental physics and quantum technologies, 10-13 June 2007, Bremen, Germany
  • From Quantum to Emergent Gravity: Theory and Phenomenology, SISSA, 11-15 June 2007, Trieste, Italy
  • Lorentz and other symmetries in Braveworld Scenarios, Universidad de Santiago do Chile, 29 August 2007, Santiago, Chile
  • Nuestra Perspectiva del Universo, Universidad de Santiago do Chile, 30 August 2007, Santiago, Chile
  • Encuentros Relativistas Españoles - Spanish Relativity Meeting, Puerto de La Cruz, 10-14 September 2007, Tenerife, Spain
  • Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme , 1-4 October 2007, Cité de l´Espace, Toulouse, France.
  • XI Semana da Física, IST, November 2007.
  • "Interacting dark energy and dark matter" , VII Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, 10-15 February 2008, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • The Pioneer Explorer Collaboration: Third Team Meeting at ISSI , 18-22 February 2008, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland.
  • IIIrd Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Complexo Interdisciplinar da Universidade de Lisboa, 6-7 March 2008.
  • Cosmologia no século XXI, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 13:00, 6 March 2008, Sala 8.2.38.
  • Masterclass: Com Mãos nas Partículas, Instituto Superior Técnico, 8 March 2008, Lisboa.
  • Sessão de Autógrafos, O Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas, 1 June 2008, 78a. Feira do Livro de Lisboa, Parque Eduardo VII, Lisbon.
  • Sessão de Autógrafos, O Livro das Escolhas Cósmicas, 8 June 2008, 78a. Feira do Livro do Porto, Pavilhão Rosa Mota, Oporto.
  • From Quantum to Cosmos 3: Fundamental Physics in Space for the next Decade, 6-10 July 2008, Warrenton, Virginia, USA
  • Committee on Space Research, 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 13-20 July 2008, Montréal, Canada.
  • Física 2008, XVI Confêrencia Nacional de Física, 3-6 September 2008, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Cosmology Across Cultures, The Impact of the Study of the Universe in Human Thinking, 8-12 September 2008, Granada, Spain.
  • Second Workshop on Quantum Gravity, Universidade Lusófona, 22-24 September 2008, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Fourth International Workshop DICE2008", Quantum Mechanics between Decoherence and Determinism: new aspects from particle physics to cosmology , 22-26 September 2008, Castello Pasquini/Castiglioncello (Tuscany), Italy.
  • XII Semana da Física, IST, November 2008.
  • "Do Espaço e Tempo ao Espaço-Tempo, 100 anos depois de Minkowski", 26 November 2008, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • Noncommutative quantum mechanics and quantum cosmology, 3 December 2008, Complexo Interdisciplinar, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • The coupling of dark energy with Standard Model states, 15 December 2008, Spinoza Instituut, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Nederlands.
  • "The anomalous acceleration of the Pioneer spacecraft", VIII Workshop Nova Física no Espaço, 8-13 February 2009, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • "Noncommutative quantum mechanics and quantum cosmology", Instituto de Física Teórica, 16 February 2009, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • "Dark Energy - Dark Matter Interaction" , Instituto de Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, 17 February 2009, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • A visão científica do Universo no início do século XXI, 10 March, 16 h., Museu da Ciência, Coimbra, Portugal.
  • Encuentros Ibericos de Cosmologia 2009, 16-17 April 2009, Madrid, Spain.
  • Mira Fernandes and his age An historical Conference in honour of Aureliano de Mira Fernandes (1884-1958), 17 June 2009, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • The Invisible Universe, June 29 - July 03, 2009, Palais de l'UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • Conversas na Aldeia Global, Odisseia no Espaço: Origem da Vida e Argumentos Antrópicos. Text of the talk: Princípios Antrópicos e Multiverso, 9 July 2009, 21:30 h., Oeiras, Portugal.
  • First Mediterranean Conference on Classical and Quantum Gravity, September 14 - 18, 2009, Kolymbari, Crete, Greece.
  • 2nd International Colloquium - Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme , 14 - 16 October 2009, University of Padova, Padua, Italy.
  • Uma perspectiva do Universo no início do século XXI , 4 November 2009, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • XIII Semana da Física, IST, November 2009.
  • Tertúlia sobre Física e a Origem do Universo, 11 November 2009, Fábulas, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Terceiro Simpósio Internacional Fronteiras da Ciência, "A Humanidade e o Cosmos", Cosmological thinking: Cultural heritage and challenge, 13-14 November 2009, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Oporto, Portugal. <
  • From Particles to the Cosmos, In memoriam of Maria da Conceição Bento, 17 December 2009, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • GRANIT 2010 , 14 - 19 February 2010, École de Physique Les Houches, Les Houches, France.
  • Encerramento do Ano Internacional de Astronomia Sessão Nacional, 17 March 2010, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Ciência 2010, Fundamental Physicis in Space at Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, 4-7 July 2010, Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, Junqueira, Portugal.
  • Noncommutative quantum mechanics, quantum cosmology and black holes, 9 July 2010, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • A Geometria da Relatividade, Programa de Promoção da Matemática em Portugal, 12 - 16 July 2010, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Committee on Space Research, 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 18-25 July 2010, Bremen, Germany.
  • Colloquium, "The Universe according the physics of the early XXI century", Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk, Universitetet i Oslo, 27 August 2010, Oslo, Norway.
  • Física 2010, 1 - 3 September 2010, Vila Real, Portugal.
  • JENAM 2010, Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting, A New Universe, 6-10 September 2010, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Fifth International Workshop DICE2010", Space-Time-Matter: current issues in quantum mechanics and beyond, 13-17 September 2010, Castello Pasquini/Castiglioncello (Tuscany), Italy.
  • Noncommutative quantum cosmology and black holes, 20 September 2010, String Theory and Mathematical Physics @ IST, Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Third Workshop on Modern Trends in Field Theory, 21-23 October 2010, Centro de Física do Porto, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Noncommutative quantum mechanics, quantum cosmology and black holes, 19 November 2010, Computação e Informação Quântica, IST, Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Dark Matter in Galaxies, 2 December 2010, Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Dark Matter Awareness Week: The Movie, Dark Matter in Galaxies discussed in 138 institutions around the world, 2-9 December 2010.
  • A visão científica do Universo no início do século XXI, 8 December 2010, Clube Literário do Porto, Portugal.
  • Dark Matter, Dark Energy and Gravity, 26 January 2011, Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • "Como entendemos o Universo no início do século XXI" in the Master Class de Física de Partículas, 26 March 2011, Porto, Portugal.
  • 6th International Workshop and Advanced School on Spaceflight Dynamics and Control, 28-30 March 2011, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • 6th Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Ibericos 2011, 18-20 April 2011, Salamanca, Spain.
  • Noncommutativity and Physics: Spacetime Quantum Geometry, 20-23 May 2011, Bayrischzell, Germany.
  • QSO Astrophysics, Fundamental Physics and Astrometric Cosmology in the Gaia era, 6-9 June 2011, Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto, Portugal.
  • UNIFY Workshop on Frontiers in Theoretical Physics, 21-23 June 2011, Departament of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto, Portugal.
  • G.A.A.B.A. Symposium, What Makes Us Human? , 8 July 2011, Porto, Portugal.
  • Escola de Verão de Física , 28 August - 2 September 2011, Porto, Portugal.
  • 3rd International Colloquium - Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme , 31 August - 2 September 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Sixth Aegean Summer School: Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology, 12 - 17 September 2011, Chora, Island of Naxos, Greece.
  • Debate ''Nuclear: uma solução para Portugal?'', 28 September 2011, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • ''O Universo segundo a física do início do século XXI'', 14:30, 8 October 2011, Centro UNESCO do Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • ''The 2011 Nobel Prize of Physics'', 14:30, 2 December 2011, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, FCUP, Porto, Portugal.
  • ''The Thermal Analysis of the Pioneer Spacecraft and the Anomalous Acceleration'', 16:00, 15 December 2011, LTP/PSI-Colloquium, Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • ''The thermal analysis of the Pioneer spacecraft and the anomalous acceleration'', 14:30, 20 January 2012, Seminario di Fisica Astroparticellare, Aula Wataghin, Istituto Nazionale de Fisica Nucleare, Sezione Torino, Italy.
  • MAP-Fis PhD Research Conference, 20 January 2012, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.
  • ''O Universo e as suas componentes escuras'', 14:30, 15 February 2012, Colóquios do Centro de Física, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.
  • 1st Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems, DyCOSS 2012, 19-21 March 2012, Porto, Portugal.
  • 7th Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Ibericos 2012, 2-4 April 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Como entendemos o Universo no início do século XXI, Escola Superior Artística do Porto, 9 May 2012, Porto, Portugal.
  • A aceleração anómala das sondas Pioneer e o efeito térmico das fontes de calor a bordo, 26 May 2012, São Pedro do Estoril, Portugal.
  • Committee on Space Research, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 14-22 July 2012, Mysore, India.
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity Workshop, International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences, 3-7 September 2012, Budapest, Hungary.
  • The Time Machine Factory, 14-19 October 2012, Turin, Italy.
  • Mesa Redonda ''Mistérios do Cosmos: Matéria Negra e Energia Negra'', 7 November 2012, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • Zen and the art of spacetime manufacturing, 14:30, 23 November 2012, Centro de Física do Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • A confirmação experimental da existência do bosão de Higgs, 17:30, 24 November 2012, Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade de Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
  • Energia escura - matéria escura e a a descoberta do bosão de Higgs, 21:30, 30 November 2012, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
  • Phenomenological and Theoretical Aspects of Modified Theories of Gravity with Non-Minimal Coupling between Curvature and Matter, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, 7 December 2012, Frascati, Italy.
  • MAP-FIS Research Conference, 18 January 2013, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • Cosmology and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, 10-16 February 2013, Ladek-Zdrój, Poland.
  • Workshop CAUP-CFP From Fundamental Physics to Space Sciences, 22 March 2013, CAUP, Porto, Portugal.
  • Olimpíadas de Física 2013, 20 April 2013, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • VIIIth Iberian Cosmology Meeting, 24-26 April 2013, Granada, Spain.
  • XI Congresso da FENPROF, 3-4 May 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Noncommutative Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Cosmology and Black Holes, 6 May 2013, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • A aceleração anómala das sondas espaciais Pioneer 10 e 11: um problema de Engenharia ou um desafio para a Relatividade Geral de Einstein?, 29 May 2013, Departamento de Engenharia Física, FEUP, Porto, Portugal.
  • 2nd Mediterranean Conference on Classical and Quantum Gravity, 9 - 15 June 2013, Veli Losinj, Croatia
  • (Re)Inventar a Cidade, 6 mesas mais ou menos redondas, 6 Junho - 4 Julho 2013, CONTAGIARTE, Porto, Portugal.
  • Minicorso: Dark Matter and Dark Energy, 16 - 19 July 2013, Università di Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy.
  • Zen and the Art of Space-Time Manufacturing, 15 August 2013, Departamento de Física-Matemática, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Modified Theories of Gravity with Non-Minimal Coupling between Curvature and Matter, 16 August 2013, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, South American Institute for Fundamental Research, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Escola de Verão de Física, 1 - 6 September 2013, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • A Ciência por quem a faz e por quem a ensina, 6 September 2013, Escola Secundária de Águas Santas, Maia, Portugal.
  • A Noite Europeia dos Investigadores, 27 September 2013, Jardim Botânico, Porto, Portugal.
  • Emergent Quantum Mechanics, 3-6 October 2013, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria.
  • Tertúlia no contexto do consórcio CALIFA, 20:30, 17 October 2013, Centro Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • IMAGES WE READ/IMAGENS QUE LEMOS, 1 November 2013, Salão Nobre ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Do Big Bang ao Homem, 19 November - 12 December 2013, Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Astrobiologia: Mito ou Realidade, 5 December 2013, Departamento de Química e Bioqímica, A3, 18h30, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Phase-Space Noncommutative Black Holes , VI Black Holes Workshop, 19-20 December 2013, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.
  • GRANIT-2014 Workshop: Quantum gravitational spectroscopy with ultracold systems, 2-7 March 2014, Les Houches, France.
  • The great initial stretch and why we cannot live without it: the BICEP2 experiment, 2 April 2014, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Antimatéria: entendimento teórico, confirmação experimental e implicações, 28 April 2014, 10h30 - Sala de reuniões (piso 2), Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • IXth Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Ibericos 2014, 28-30 April 2014, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • Recents Developments on Phase-Space Noncommutative Quantum Mechanics, 30 May 2014, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Cosmological Perturbations in theories with non-minimal coupling between curvature and matter, 9 June 2014, 14:00, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Committee on Space Research, 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 2-10 August 2014, Moscow, Russia.
  • 2nd i-Link Workshop Macro-from-Micro: Quantum Gravity and Cosmology, 15-18 September 2014, Madrid, Spain.
  • O Tempo e os seus Modos, September-October 2014, Porto, Portugal.
  • 50 da Licenciatura em Física na Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, October 2014, Porto, Portugal.
  • "What is life?" - conversas entre as ciências e as humanidades nos 70 anos da publicação do livro de Erwin Schroedinger, 28 October, 11 and 25 November, 9 December, 2014, bar foyer ICBAS/FFUP, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.
  • Zen e a arte de construir espaços-tempos, Colóquios do Centro de Física, Universidade do Minho, 10 December 2014, Braga, Portugal.
  • Most recent results on phase space noncommutative quantum mechanics, Instituto de Física Teórica, UNESP, 23 January 2015, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Primeiro Encontro de Cosmologia e Gravitação à Beira da Serra da Estrela, 20-21 February 2015, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • H2020 Space Infoday in Porto, 27 February 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • IDPASC Workshop on Foundations of Particle Physics, 30 - 31 March 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • Primeira Conferência de Ciências de Engenharia Aeroespacial, Universidade Lusófona, 1 June 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • Semana da Ficção Científica, 17-18 September 2015, Auditório FCUP, Porto, Portugal.
  • Noite Europeia dos Investigadores 2015, Museu D. Diogo de Sousa, 25 September 2015, Braga, Portugal.
  • Colóquio das Luzes e das Sombras, Teatro Carlos Alberto, 20 October 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • The Time Machine Factory, 25-28 October 2015, Turin, Italy.
  • 100 anos de Relatividade Geral, 19-20 November 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • O papel da luz na Relatividade Restrita e na Relatividade Geral, 13 January 2016, Braga, Portugal.
  • IberiCos 2016, 29-31 March 2016, Vila do Conde, Portugal.
  • XII Congresso da FENPROF, 29-30 April, Porto, Portugal.
  • ''Dinâmica do Espaço-Tempo, Matéria Escura e Energia Escura'', 21 May 2016, Porto, Portugal.
  • Testing Quantum Gravity, 26-27 May 2016, Turin, Italy.
  • ''Ver o mundo em um grão de areia'', 2 July 2016, Fundação António de Almeida, Porto, Portugal.
  • Lançamento da revista do Centro de Estudos Teatrais da Universidade do Porto, "O estranho e o estrangeiro no Teatro", XII Colóquio Internacional "Teatro e Violência", 7-8 July 2016, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • II Encontro em Ensino e Divulgação das Ciências, 8 July 2016, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Astrofesta 2016, 5-7 August 2016, Porta de Mezio, Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal.
  • Most recent results on Phase-Space Noncommutative Quantum Mechanics, 16 August 2016, Departamento de Física e Matemática, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • XX Encontro Nacional de Física, 8-10 September 2016, Campus de Gualtar, Universidade do Minho, Portugal.
  • SYFY Scientific Review, 14-15 September 2016, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Noite Europeia dos Investigadores 2016, 30 September 2016, Planetário do Porto, Portugal.
  • "Fórum do Futuro", 1-6 November 2016, Porto, Portugal.
  • Um Objeto e os seus Discursos, "Célula fotovoltaica do telescópio espacial Hubble", 12 November 2016, Planetário do Porto, Portugal.
  • Quantum Spacetime '17, 30 January-3 February 2017, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Segundo Encontro de Cosmologia e Gravitação à Beira da Serra da Estrela, 10-11 February 2017, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • Thermal Modelling of Spacecraft and the use of Small Satellites for Oceanography, 6 March 2017, Seminario de Investigación, Doctoral Program: Tecnoloxía aereoespacial, Escola de Enxeñaría de Telecomunicación, Universidade de Vigo, Vigo, Spain.
  • Leituras, Textos, Contextos e Mitocôndrias, 21, 28 March, 4 April 2017, ICBAS, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • II Encontro de História da Ciência no Ensino, III Colóquio História das Ciências para o Ensino, 26-27 May 2017, Departamento de Química, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.
  • Presentation of the book "Não se deixe enganar", 21 June 2017, 6:30 pm, Centro Comercial Cidade do Porto, Portugal.
  • Asteroid Day, 30 June 2017, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal.
  • International Workshop on CPT and Lorentz Symmetry in Field Theory, 6-7 July 2017, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal.
  • I Encontro do Departamento de Física e Astronomia para a Educação Inclusiva, 8 July 2017, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.
  • Materialidades da Polytechnica, June - December 2017, Universidade do Porto - Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Porto, Portugal.
  • Sci-Fi Lx, 15-16 July 2017, Lisboa, Portugal.
  • NewSpace: Challenges, Opportunities and Way Forward, 24 July 2017, Matosinhos, Portugal.
  • Ondas Gravitacionais - Prémio Nobel de Física 2017, Departamento de Física, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 18 December 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • ACES - Workshop on Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences, 18-20 December 2017, Porto, Portugal.
  • Debate: Carreiras no Ensino Superior, Universidade da Beira Interior, 23 January 2018, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • SKA Days Pt, FCT, 7 February 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Espectro electromagnético, microscópios, macromoléculas e outras partículas", 23 and 30 May 2018, ICBAS and FCUP, Porto, Portugal.
  • Thinking and building the social and ecological transition: can we teach Utopia?, 6 June 2018, I3S, Porto, Portugal.
  • Relatividade Restrita, Relatividade Geral e Ondas Gravitacionais, Observatório Lago Alqueva, 16 June 2018, Monsaraz, Alentejo, Portugal.
  • Asteroid Day, Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto and Planetário do Porto, 29-30 June 2018, Porto, Portugal.
  • Terra: a nossa casa comum, O Sistema Terrestre: a nossa casa comum Cidade Mais, 7 July 2018, , Porto, Portugal.
  • Committee on Space Research, 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 14-22 July 2018, Pasadena, USA.
  • Sigrav 2018, Black Holes: Theory and Observation, 9-15 September 2018, Santa Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Italy.