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Geotechnics Department Geotechnics Department

Marília Martins Pereira

Marília Martins Pereira
Phone: 218 443 347

Professional Situation

Research Officer

Academic and Scientific Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Geosciences with the dissertation "Seismic reflection at shallow depth. Applications in terrestrial and aquatic environments”, University of Aveiro, 1998
  • Master Degree in Engineering Geology with the dissertation "Seismic refraction. Methods of interpretation”, Nova University of Lisbon, 1991
  • Degree in Geological Engineering, University of Aveiro, 1986

Functions and Relevant Public Offices

  • Research Officer since 1998
  • Research Assistant (1990 – 1998)
  • Research Trainee (1987 – 1989
  • Research Grant holder (1986 – 1987)

Areas of Research / Interest

  • Geophysical applications in geotechnics and methods of non-destructive testing
  • New technologies in seismic and GPR (ground penetrating radar) imaging
  • Seismic methods for dynamic characterization of soils

Research and Professional Activity

  • Participation in projects of research and studies (several PIDDAC programs of research in LNEC, FCT programs, Ciência program, Joule II program)
  • Participation in numerous projects and contract proposals for study, with the execution of more than 190 reports and technical notes

Scientific Orientation

  • Orientation of several trainees in the field of geophysical surveying
  • Co-supervision of a Ph.D.
  • Member of jury in four doctoral degrees

Relevant Publications

  • PhD thesis
  • Master's Thesis
  • Technical and scientific Communications (22)
  • Oral technical and scientific communications (19)

Other scientific and technical Activities

  • Member of the Directive Board of GEOTECNIA magazine of SPG (Portuguese Geotechnical Society), between 2004 – 2008
  • Member of the Technical Committee TC10 - Geophysical Testing in Geotechnical Engineering of ISSMGE (International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering), between 2002 – 2005

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