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FCTUC

Doctoral Program in Transportation Systems


DPTS

RM ▫ Research Methodologies
Research Methodologies
Luís de Picado Santos
(luispicadosantos@tecnico.ulisboa.pt)

RESEARCH CENTRE AT IST

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FCTUC

http://ceris.pt/

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FCTUC CERIS at a glance
At the end of 2016, CERIS staff comprised:
- 129 PhD members;
- 89 PhD collaborators;

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- 258 non-PhD researchers (PhD students enrolled at IST
and project grant holders);
- 8 laboratory staff members;
- 13 administrative staff.

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FCTUC CERIS at a glance

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Concluded PhD theses

2016
0.31 / PhD member
Concluded MSc dissertations

2016
2.22 / PhD member

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FCTUC CERIS at a glance
300
CEHIDRO
2016 272

2.10 / PhD member


CESUR 257
250 ICIST
223
CERIS

200 193
183
170
164
158
142

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150 139
127

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100 91 86
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48 46 51 48
50 42 44 40 41 44
34 30 3228 32
28 28
2018
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2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Papers published in ISI (& Scopus) journals

Papers published in proceedings of


international conferences

2016
2.22 / PhD member

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FCTUC CERIS at a glance

FUNDING

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Average values in 2013-2015
Consultancy: 1622 k€/year (~59%)
R&D projects: 1150 k€/year (~41%)
Total: 15k€/year/PhD researcher
Total: 23k€/year/PhD researcher

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FCTUC Transport RG at a glance
9 members
Articles in Int. P. R. Journals
32
3,1 2,4 3,2
28 Research Projects
24
10
20

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16 ISI
8
12 Scopus
8 6
FCT em curso
4
4 EU em curso
0
2013 2014 2015 2

0
2013 2014 2015
Thesis
32
28
24 Others (2013-15-18)
20
PhD concluded  6 international books (several chapters)
16
12 MSc concluded  More than 80 articles on international conference
8 proceedings
4  12 PhD students concluded in 2016-17
0
2013 2014 2015  25 PhD students in progress (conclusion in 2018 or
beyond)

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FCTUC Transport RG thesis
2011
o Rute de Carvalho Geraldes - Reconfiguração Topológica da Rede Rodoviária como Instrumento de
Mitigação de Problemas de Congestionamento Não Recorrente
o Ana Leal Serpa de Vasconcelos - Urban Accessibility: Estimation of Internal and External Environmental
Costs

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2012
o Diana Paula Figueiredo Carvalho e Ferreira - Fighting Cruising for Parking Through Oneline Parking
Space Reservations
o Jorge Manuel Alves Lopes - Traffic Prediction for Unplanned Events on Highways
o João Gomes Morgado (Tese Engª Civil) - Road Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Planning: An
Integrated Approach
2013
o Ayfer Kale Veziroglu - Devising a Strategy for Acceptance of Hydrogen Energy in Transport Sector:
Capturing the Health Sector Value
o Gonçalo Miguel Natário de Lourenço Caiado - Modelling the Vulnerability of Complex Transport Network
Systems: An Application to Seismic Risk in Urban Environment
o Carlos Pedro Pinto Lopes de Almeida Roque - Critérios de Segurança para a Área Adjacente à Faixa de
Rodagem na Rede Rodoviária Nacional
o Filmon Ghebrekidan Habtemichael - Improved Active Traffic Management System for Motorway Safety and
Efficiency: Benefits of Reducing the Driving Task Difficulty

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FCTUC Transport RG thesis
2014
o Carlos Miguel Lima de Azevedo - Safety Criteria for the Management of Variable Speed Limits
o António Ramos Andrade - Prediction and Optimization of Maintenance and Renewal Actions Related to
Rail Track Geometry
o Guineng Chen - Regional Impacts of High Speed Rail: Prospective Analysis for Portugal and Evidences
from Spain

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o Ana Paula Borba Gonçalves Barros - Diz-me como Andas que te Direi Onde Estás: Inserção do Aspecto
Relacional na Análise da Mobilidade Urbana para o Pedestre
o Fernando da Conceição Gonçalves Martinho (Tese Engª Civil) - Misturas Betuminosas Temperadas com
Incorporação de Subprodutos Industriais - Caracterização e Validação Tecnológica
2015
o Rui Emanuel Figueiredo dos Santos - Planning and Scheduling Models Towards a More Efficient Heavy
Maintenance of the Railway Track
o Tiago Moço Ferreira - Design of Railway Track Substructure Modelling the Long Term Thermo-Hydro-
Mechanical Behaviour Due to Traffic and Environmental Actions
o Tomás Leite Clara de Sousa Eiró - Assessing the Role of Shared Transport Alternatives in Urban Mobility.
An Agent-Based Simulation Approach
o André Romano Alho - Improved Mobility and More Sustainable Urban Logistics Through the Configuration
and Enforcement of (Un)Loading Bays
o Ryan Fitzgerald Allard - Intermodal Passenger Transport: Are Operators On-board? A Game Theory
Examination of Operator Incentives

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FCTUC Transport RG thesis
2015
o John Pelayo Pritchard - Exploring the Relationship Between Social Exclusion, Well-Being, Accessibility
and Dayly Mobility in Lisbon, Portugal
o Yu Shen - Impacts of High-Speed Rail on Urban Configuration
2016

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o Maria Spandou - Framework for the assessment of institutional design of metropolitan public transport
systems
o Camila Fontenele Garcia - Strategic Assessment of Accessibility on Urban Mobility Networks
o Francisco Manuel Bastos Andrade Furtado - Freight Rail Productivity Bottlenecks and Improvements
Evaluation on a Network Scale from an Operational Costs Perspective
o Heather Luclaire Jones - Transportation Infrastructure Project Evaluation: Transforming CBA to include a
more encompassing Life Cycle Perspective
o Luís Filipe Esteves Caetano - Strategic Model to Optimize Rail Track Maintenance and Renewal Operations
o Sofia Kalakou - Bringing new elements to airport terminal planning and operation: a pedestrian behavior
and technology-oriented approach
o Dinis Correia Gardete (Tese Engª Civil) - Contribuição para o estabelecimento duma mistura betuminosa
adequada para o ciclo de vida através da definição na fase de formulação duma parametrização eficiente.
o Aleksandr Prodan - Infrastructure Access Charges in Vertically-Separated Railway Systems. Contributions
to the Development of a Decision Support Model

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FCTUC Transport RG thesis
2016
o Gonçalo Gonçalves Duarte Santos - One-Way Carsharing Systems: Real-Time Optimization of Staff
Movements and Operations
o Pedro Miguel Guerra Domingos - Modelação do Comportamento de Pavimentos Rodoviários Flexíveis
através de Métodos Incrementais - Contrib. para Melhoria dos Métodos de Dimensionamento

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2017
o Dimitrios Papaioannou - Assessing the Relation Between Mode Choice, User Satisfaction, and Quality for
Public Transport Systems
o Olga Petrik - Uncertainty Analysis in Travel Demand Modelling

2018
o Matheus Henrique de Sousa Oliveira - Understanding the Effects of the Competitive Acess to the
European Union Financial Support Policies on the Traffic Forecast Overestimation in Transport
Infrastructure Projects

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FCTUC Transport RG thesis
Projectos de Tese

o Kapila Silvino Sopa Chissama (8/11/2016) - Contribuição para a Validação Tecnológica dum SMA com Borracha
o Marcos Daniel Fernandes Correia (26/09/2016) - The Influence of Transportation Policies and Infrastructure on
Urban Sprawl. A Longitudinal Study of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area

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o Ana Marta de Vitorino Faria (09/05/2016) - Evaluating the impacts of driver performance and driving environment
on fuel consumption, emissions and safety
o Joana Duarte Costa (10/07/2015) - Responsibility and accountability across generations as appraisal criteria for
transport investment
o Carlos Alberto João Fernandes (24/04/2015) - From Shadow Toll to Real Toll - was it worth it?
o João Miguel Lopes Crucho (30/10/2014) - “NANOASPHALT - Use of nanomaterials to improve the surface
properties and the durability of road pavement wearing courses”
o Liliana Alexandra das Neves Magalhães (12/02/2014) - A Decision Support Tool for Flexible Airport Passenger
Terminals
o Bahareh Tavallaee (13/03/2013)- A Framework for Sustainable Pavements Implementation Applied to Portuguese
Conditions

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FCTUC Transport RG projects

PRO-E-BIKE (promoting electrical bicycles and scooters for


delivery of goods and passenger transport in urban areas) [apx.
200.000€]
(https://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/projects/en/projects/pro-e-bike#results)

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CAPACITY4RAIL (aimed at paving the way for the future
railway system, delivering coherent, demonstrated, innovative
and sustainable solutions for track design, freight, operation
and capacity, and advanced monitoring) [apx. 330.000€]
(http://www.capacity4rail.eu)

APMSana (development and implementation of the airport


pavement management, APMS, system for the 10 Portuguese
international airports managed by ANA S.A.) [apx. 600.000€]
(https://www.ana.pt/en/corporate/home)

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FCTUC Future
o More international cooperation and not only with developed countries
o Research projects and technology transfer with non traditional partners
(scientific and industrial non traditional origins) and involving other
concerns

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o Seek innovation on sexy subjects (autonomous vehicles, soft modes,
intermediate/shared modes, …) 4 more integrated and efficient mobility
o Secure knowledge about traditional/conventional technology and bet on
the enhancement of new solutions to deal with traditional problems
arising in developing areas

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