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I graduated in Applied Physics (Optics and Lasers) at the University of Minho (1996), obtained the MSc in Optoelectronics and Lasers at the Physics Department of the University of Porto (2000); in 2006 I concluded a PhD program at Porto University in collaboration with the Department of Physics and Optical Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA, with work in luminescence based optical fibre systems for biochemical sensing applications using quantum dots. Since 1997 I have been involved in several research and technology transfer projects related to optical fibre sensing technology, developing new sensing configurations and interrogation techniques for optical sensors. I am, since 2007 a Senior researcher at INESC TEC reponsible for the Biochemical Sensors team, where we explore the potential of optical fibre and integrated optics technologies in environmental and medical applications framed by several R&D projects. I have more than 200 publications in the fields of sensors in national and international conferences and peer reviewed journals, I am author of 3 book chapters and also hold one patent. I am a member of SPIE and SPOF.

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Publications

2019

Preface

Authors
Lechuga, L; Raptis, I; Jorge, P; Cusano, A;

Publication
Optics and Laser Technology

Abstract

2019

Preface

Authors
Lechuga, L; Raptis, I; Jorge, P; Cusano, A;

Publication
Optics & Laser Technology

Abstract

2019

Preface

Authors
Lechuga, L; Raptis, I; Jorge, P; Cusano, A;

Publication
OPTICS AND LASER TECHNOLOGY

Abstract

2018

Optical Fiber Tips for Biological Applications: from Light Confinement, Biosensing to Bioparticles Manipulation

Authors
Paiva, JS; Jorge, PAS; Rosa, CC; Cunha, JPS;

Publication
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects

Abstract

2018

The last frontier: Coupling technological developments with scientific challenges to improve hazard assessment of deep-sea mining

Authors
Santos, MM; Jorge, PAS; Coimbra, J; Vale, C; Caetano, M; Bastos, L; Iglesias, I; Guimarães, L; Reis Henriques, MA; Teles, LO; Vieira, MN; Raimundo, J; Pinheiro, M; Nogueira, V; Pereira, R; Neuparth, T; Ribeiro, MC; Silva, E; Castro, LFC;

Publication
Science of the Total Environment

Abstract
The growing economic interest in the exploitation of mineral resources on deep-ocean beds, including those in the vicinity of sensitive-rich habitats such as hydrothermal vents, raise a mounting concern about the damage that such actions might originate to these poorly-know ecosystems, which represent millions of years of evolution and adaptations to extreme environmental conditions. It has been suggested that mining may cause a major impact on vent ecosystems and other deep-sea areas. Yet, the scale and the nature of such impacts are unknown at present. Hence, building upon currently available scientific information it is crucial to develop new cost-effective technologies embedded into rigorous operating frameworks. The forward-thinking provided here will assist in the development of new technologies and tools to address the major challenges associated with deep sea-mining; technologies for in situ and ex situ observation and data acquisition, biogeochemical processes, hazard assessment of deep-sea mining to marine organisms and development of modeling tools in support of risk assessment scenarios. These technological developments are vital to validate a responsible and sustainable exploitation of the deep-sea mineral resources, based on the precautionary principle. © 2018 Elsevier B.V.

Supervised
thesis

2017

Fiber Laser Plasma Spectroscopy For Real-Time Underwater Element Analysis

Author
Miguel Fernandes Soares Ferreira

Institution
UP-FCUP

2016

Fast prototyping of advanced devices for sensing and communications using three-dimensional direct writing with femtosecond laser

Author
Vítor Alexandre Oliveira Amorim

Institution
UP-FCUP

2016

Development of new optical sensing devices fabricated by 3D laser micromachining

Author
Carlos Duarte Rodrigues Viveiros

Institution
UP-FCUP

2016

NeuroOptics - Towards novel optical tools for neuroscience

Author
Joana Isabel dos Santos Paiva

Institution
UP-FCUP

2016

Optical fiber sensors technology for supervision, control and protection of high power systems

Author
Ivo Maciel Nascimento

Institution
UP-FCNA