• University of Huddersfield
    Queensgate
    Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

20222024

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Biography

Indutrial Fellow at the Institute of Railway at the University of Huddersfield. Holder of a BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lisbon (Instituto Superior Tecnico). More recently, graduated in 2018 with an MSc on Systems Engineering from University of Lisbon with my thesis entitled “Computational Modelling of Train Braking System” under the supervision of Prof António Ramos Andrade and Prof Miguel Afonso Dias de Ayala Botto, Instituto Superior Tecnico. During the MSc, also had the opportunity for an Erasmus Semester at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Joined the IRR in January 2019. Worked on the delivery of the projects: "Validation of LABRADOR" , "POB - iBB Inteligent Blended Braking Approach" and "Preparation of High-Speed pantogaph Rig". Developing a PhD thesis on "Development of Methodologies for Pantograph-Catenary Testing, Modelling and Real-Time Dynamic Analysis"

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Interested in computational modeling of railway vehicles;
  • Traction and braking control systems;
  • Low adhesion on track.
  • Real-Time systems
  • HiL Systems in Laboratorial Settings
  • Pantograph-OLE Interaction

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Research Expertise and Interests

  • vehicle dynamics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Wheel-Rail Interaction
  • Train braking/traction system
  • Low adhesion Systems
  • Pantograph_OLE interaction
  • Systems Identification

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