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Hydraulics and Environment Department Hydraulics and Environment Department

Catarina Nunes Jorge

Catarina Nunes Jorge
Phone: 218 443 837

Professional Situation

Junior Research Fellow

Academic and Scientific Degrees

  • [2014] MSc Thesis "Efficiency assessment of the household water use”
  • [2012-2014] Instituto Superior Técnico. MSc, Environmental Engineering
  • [2009-2012] Instituto Superior Técnico. BSc, Environmental Engineering

Functions and Relevant Public Offices

  • [11/2015-] Research Fellow – AdaPT AC:T project
  • [05/2015-11/2015] Research Fellow – iPerdas project
  • [07/2012-09/2012] Summer Internship – SOLVAY Portugal

Areas of Research / Interest

  • Efficient use of water
  • Urban Water Systems
  • Performance assessment (Performance indicators and indices)

Research and Professional Activity

[2015] AdaPT AC:T 2015 – Método para integração da adaptação às Alterações Climáticas no Setor do Turismo[2014-2015] iPerdas – National water loss initiative[2014-2015] iWidget – Improved water efficiency through ICT technologies for integrated supply-demand side management

Scientific Orientation

Paula Vieira, Maria do Céu Almeida

Relevant Publications

  • Jorge, C. (2014). Efficiency assessment of the household water use. MSc Thesis in Environmental Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Jorge C., Vieira P., Rebelo M. and Covas D. 2015 Assessment of the household water use efficiency in the household using cluster analysis. In: Procedia Engineering, Volume 119, 2015, Pages 820-827.
  • Vieira, P., Jorge, C. & Covas, D., 2015. Novel performance assessment indices for domestic water use. In: Procedia Engineering, Volume 119, 2015, Pages 813-819.
  • Jorge, C., Vieira, P. and Covas, D. (2015). Novel approach to assess the efficient use of water at a consumer level, In Urban Water Journal (submitted).
  • Jorge, C., Vieira, P., Barrela, R. and Covas, D. (2015). Socio-demographic clustering as a tool to evaluate water efficiency of domestic consumers, In Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - Aqua (submitted).
  • Vieira, P., Jorge, C., and Covas, D. (2015).Assessment of household water use efficiency through performance indices, In Water Science and Technology: Water Supply (submitted).

Other scientific and technical Activities

  • Certified training in Project Management Framework (PPM Coachers)
  • Training in Team Motivation (JUNITEC - Júnior Empresas do Instituto Superior Técnico)

Other Information

Languages:
  • Portuguese – Mother language
  • English – Proficient
IT:
  • Statistical analysis: STATISTICA, SPSS, R
  • Programming: Matlab, VBA
  • Microsoft: Word, Excel e Power Point
  • GIS: ARCGIS
  • Others: AutoCAD, EPANET, MOHID

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