PhD Students


  • Farhad Mani
    Computational Methods for the Simulation of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Dynamics
    PhD in Computational Engineering, IST/UL, Univ. Pavia (dual degree), Erasmus Mundus SEED Program (Co-supervisor: Ferdinando Auricchio, Univ. Pavia, Italy) - since September 2015.


  • Iolanda Raquel Fernandes Velho
    Study of cerebral aneurysms through experimental bio-markers and computational hemodynamics
    PhD in Computational Engineering, UT Austin|Portugal Program, IST/UL – 9.07.2019.
  • Ana Raquel Jantarada João
    Medical Image Processing for Computational Haemodynamic Simulations: Reliability for Subject-Specific Studies
    PhD in Computational Engineering, Program UT Austin|Portugal, IST/UTL – 20.01.2017.
  • Telma Andrade Freire da Silva
    Mathematical Modeling of the Atherosclerosis Physiopathology. 
    PhD in Mathematics, IST/UL – 04.10.2016.
  • Jevgenija Pavlova
    Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulations of Blood Coagulation
    PhD in Computational Engineering, IST, UT Austin|Portugal Program, October 2014.
  • Paolo Tricerri
    Mathematical and Numerical Modeling of Healthy and Unhealthy Cerebral Arterial Tissues 
    PhD in Mathematics, Doctoral Initiative IST-EPFL – July 2014 (co-supervisor: A. Quarteroni, EPFL, Switzerland).
  • Telma Margarida Cotovio Guerra
    Optimal Control of Non-Newtonian Fluids
    PhD in Mathematics, FCT/UNL - May 2014 (co-advisor).
  • Simone Rossi
    Anisotropic Modeling of Cardiac Mechanical Activation
    PhD in Mathematics, Doctoral Initiative IST-EPFL - January 2014 (co-supervisor: A. Quarteroni, EPFL, Switzerland).
  • João Paulo Vicente Janela
    Mathematical and Numerical Modelling in Hemodynamics and Hemorheology
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – December 2008.
  • Luís Ricardo Cardoso da Costa Gomes
    Domain Decomposition Methods for Viscoelastic Fluids
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – December 2006.
  • Marília da Conceição Valente de Oliveira Pires
    Mathematical and Numerical Analysis of Non-Newtonian Fluids in Curved Pipes
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – July 2005.
  • Fernando Manuel Lucas Carapau
    Development of 1-D Fluid Models Using the Cosserat Theory. Numerical Simulations and Application to Haemodynamics
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – April 2005.
  • Paulo Manuel de Barros Correia
    Numerical Simulations of a Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow Model Using Finite Element Methods
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – July 2004.
  • Lourenço Abeasis Beirão da Veiga
    Numerical Analysis of Problems in Structural Mechanics
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – May 2004 (co-supervisor: Franco Brezzi, IAN/CNR, Univ. Pavia, Italy).
  • Ana Leonor Mestre Vicente Silvestre
    Mathematical Analysis of the Motion of a Rigid Body in a Viscous Liquid
    PhD in Mathematics, IST – March 2002 (co-supervisor: G.P. Galdi, Univ. Pittsburgh, USA).
  • Carlos Manuel Ribeiro Albuquerque
    Analytic Continuation Techniques and Applications to Free Boundary Problems
    PhD in Mathematics (specialised: Computational Mathematics), FCUL - May 2000 (co-supervisor: G.H. Cottet, Univ. Grenoble I, France).
  • Juha Hans Videman
    Mathematical Analysis of Viscoelastic non-Newtonian Fluids
    PhD in Mathematics, IST - June 1997.