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research group 4 - transport engineering and management (TEM)


Álvaro Seco
research group 4 - transport engineering and management (TEM)

Scope & Objectives

Research carried out in the Transport Engineering Unit spans across a wide range of topics ranging from Traffic Engineering and Safety, with a special emphasis over urban environment related problems, to Pavement Mechanics and Management Systems and to Transport Economics.

Research Team

  • 12 Integrated Members (Álvaro Seco, Adelino Ferreira, Ana Bastos, António Couto, António Luís Vasconcelos, Arminda Almeida, Carlos Rodrigues, Jorge Gonçalves, João Pedro Silva, José Pedro Tavares, Luís Maia, Paulo Coelho, Sara Ferreira, Susana Meneses)
  • 14PhD  Students (Andreia Marques, António Lobo, Cristina Vilarinho, Francisco Duarte, Joana Dourado, João Miguel Santos,  Luís Santos, Marco Amorim, Nuno Gregório, Ricardo Azeiteiro, Ricardo Pinto, Xiao Chen)
  • 2 Other Members (Luis Neto, Sílvia Santos)

Financial Support

  • Foundation for Science and Technology / Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia
  • Faculty of Engineering of the University of Oporto / Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
  • Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra / Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
  • QREN - 7th EU Framework  / QREN - 7º Programa Quadro da UE 

Laboratory Facilities

  • Road Pavements Laboratory - FCTUC
  • Traffic Analysis Laboratory including an Instrumented Vehicle and a Driving Simulator - FEUP

Previous Research Projects

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