Rui António Pitarma
Rui Pitarma received the Mechanical Engineering diploma degree from University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1988, and the MSc and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico - Technical University of Lisbon respectively in1992 and 1998. His main research interests are related to building air conditioning, energy and air quality. Currently he is a Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Guarda.

Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Smartwatch-Based Application for Enhanced Healthy Lifestyle in Indoor Environments''; Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Saiful Omar, Wida S. H. Suhaili and Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk (Editor), 888, 168-177 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-03302-6), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Noise Mapping Through Mobile Crowdsourcing for Enhanced Living Environments''; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, João M. F. Rodrigues, Pedro J. S. Cardoso, Jânio Monteiro, Roberto Lam, Valeria V. Krzhizhanovskay (Editor), 11538, 670-679 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-22744-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Environmental Quality Supervision for Enhanced Living Environments and Laboratory Activity Support Using IBM Watson Internet of Things Platform''; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, João M. F. Rodrigues, Pedro J. S. Cardoso, Jânio Monteiro, Roberto Lam, Valeria V. Krzhizhanovskay (Editor), 11538, 680-691 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-22744-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Crisóstomo, J.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''The Importance of Emissivity on Monitoring and Conservation of Wooden Structures Using Infrared Thermography''; Advances in Structural Health Monitoring, Maguid H. M. Hassan (Editor), , 1-17 pp., IntechOpen (978-1-83962-874-0), London, UK, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Noise Monitoring for Enhanced Living Environments Based on Internet of Things''; New Knowledge in Information Systems and Technologies, in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Álvaro Rocha, Hojjat Adeli, Luís P. Reis and Sandra Costanzo (Editor), 932, 45-54 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-030-16187-3), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Environmental Quality Monitoring System Based on Internet of Things for Laboratory Conditions Supervision''; New Knowledge in Information Systems and Technologies, in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Álvaro Rocha, Hojjat Adeli, Luís P. Reis and Sandra Costanzo (Editor), 932, 34-44 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-030-16187-3), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Using IoT and Social Networks for Enhanced Healthy Practices in Buildings''; Information Systems and Technologies to Support Learning, in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha and Mohammed Serrhini (Editor), 111, 424-432 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-03577-8), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Ferreira, M. E.; Crisóstomo, J.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Promoting Pro-environmental Practices About Trees in Children Using Infrared Thermography Technology''; Information Systems and Technologies to Support Learning, in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha and Mohammed Serrhini (Editor), 111, 154-163 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-03577-8), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Indoor Air Quality Monitoring for Enhanced Healthy Buildings''; Indoor Environmental Quality, Muhammad Abdul Mujeebu (Editor), , 1-18 pp., IntechOpen Limited (978-1-78985-252-3), London, UK, 2019.
Marques, G.; Aleixo, D.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Enhanced Hydroponic Agriculture Environmental Monitoring: An Internet of Things Approach''; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, João M. F. Rodrigues, Pedro J. S. Cardoso, Jânio Monteiro, Roberto Lam, Valeria V. Krzhizhanovskay (Editor), 11538, 658-669 pp., Springer Nature (978-3-030-22744-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''IAQ Evaluation Using an IoT CO2 Monitoring System for Enhanced Living Environments''; Trends and Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha, Hojjat Adeli, Luís Paulo Reis and Sandra Costanzo (Editor), , 1169-1177 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-77712-2), Cham, Switzerland, 2018.
Ferreira, M. E.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Outdoor Learning Activities as Facilitators in the Construction of Environmental Citizenship''; Advanced Learning and Teaching Environments, Núria Llevot-Calvet and Olga B. Cavero (Editor), , 85-99 pp., IntechOpen Limited (978-1-78923-555-5), London, UK, 2018.
Lourenço, M. L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Development of a New Ergonomic Computer Mouse''; Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction, Isabel L. Nunes (Editor), , 457-468 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-60366-7), Cham, Switzerland, 2018.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Monitoring Energy Consumption System to Improve Energy Efficiency''; Recent Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha, Ana M. Correia, Hojjat Adeli, Luís P. Reis and Sandra Costanzo (Editor), , 3-11 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56538-5), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Monitoring Health Factors in Indoor Living Environments Using Internet of Things''; Recent Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha, Ana M. Correia, Hojjat Adeli, Luís P. Reis and Sandra Costanzo (Editor), , 785-794 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56538-5), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Lourenço, M. L.; Pitarma, R. A.; Coelho, D. A.: ''Horizontal and Vertical Handheld Pointing Devices Comparison for Increasing Human Systems Integration at the Design Stage''; Advances in Human Factors and System Interactions, Isabel L. Nunes (Editor), , 15-24 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-41956-5), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Pitarma, R. A.; Crisóstomo, J.; Jorge, L.: ''Analysis of Materials Emissivity Based on Image Software''; New Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha, Ana Maria Correia, Hojjat Adeli, Luís Paulo Reis and Marcelo Mendonça Teixeira (Editor), 444, 749-757 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-31232-3), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Pitarma, R. A.; Marques, G.; Caetano, F. N.: ''Monitoring Indoor Air Quality to Improve Occupational Health''; New Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Álvaro Rocha, Ana Maria Correia, Hojjat Adeli, Luís Paulo Reis and Marcelo Mendonça Teixeira (Editor), 445, 13-21 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-31307-8), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Pitarma, R. A.; Lourenço, M. L.; Coelho, D. A.: ''Association of Hand Size with Usability Assessment Parameters of a Standard Handheld Computer Pointing Device''; Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV, Pedro M. Arezes, João S. Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Co (Editor), , 329-343 pp., CRC Press (978-1-315-62896-7), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2016.
Ramos, J.; Almeida, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Experimental Study on Naturally Ventilated Ceramic Tile Roof as Potential Benefits for Thermal Performance on Housing''; Materials and Technologies for Energy Efficiency: Energy – Efficient Building of Energy Saving and Sustainability, A. Méndez­Vilas (Editor), 1, 208-211 pp., BrownWalker Press (978-1-62734-559-0), Boca Raton, USA, 2015.
Caetano, F. N.; Pitarma, R. A.; Reis, P.: ''Advanced System for Garden Irrigation Management''; New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies, A. Rocha, A. M. Correia, S. Costanzo & L. P. Reis (Editor), 353, 565-574 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16485-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Reis, P.; Caetano, F. N.; Pitarma, R. A.; Gonçalves, C.: ''iEcoSys – An Intelligent Waste Management System''; New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies, A. Rocha, A. M. Correia, S. Costanzo & L. P. Reis (Editor), 353, 843-853 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16485-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Pitarma, R. A.; Ramos, J.: ''The Modelling Of Air Supply System Efficiency In Refrigerated Vehicles''; Heat Transfer XIII - Simulation and Experiments in Heat and Mass Transfer, B. Sundén & C. A. Brebbia (Editor), , 391-400 pp., WIT Press (978-1-84564-794-0), Southampton, UK, 2014.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Air Quality Monitoring Using Assistive Robots for Ambient Assisted Living and Enhanced Living Environments through Internet of Things''; Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 12, pp. 1-18, December, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Internet of Things Architectures, Technologies, Applications, Challenges, and Future Directions for Enhanced Living Environments and Healthcare Systems: A Review''; Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 10, pp. 1-27, September, 2019.
Pitarma, R. A.; Crisóstomo, J.: ''An Approach Method to Evaluate Wood Emissivity''; Journal of Engineering, Vol. 2019, No. , pp. 1-9, August, 2019.
Pitarma, R. A.; Crisóstomo, J.; Ferreira, M. E.: ''Contribution to Trees Health Assessment Using Infrared Thermography''; Agriculture, Vol. 9, No. 8, pp. 1-14, August, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''mHealth: Indoor Environmental Quality Measuring System for Enhanced Health and Well-Being Based on Internet of Things''; Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 1-20, August, 2019.
Pitarma, R. A.: ''Infrared Thermography Applied to Tree Health Assessment: A Review''; Agriculture, Vol. 9, No. 7, pp. 1-15, July, 2019.
Ferreira, M. E.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Potentialities of Thermography in Ecocentric Education of Children: An Experience on Training of Future Primary Teachers''; Sustainability, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 1-22, May, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Saúde Ocupacional e Ambientes de Vida Melhorados com Recurso à Internet das Coisas''; Revista Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação, Vol. , No. E19, pp. 1-13, April, 2019.
Marques, G.; Ferreira, C. R.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Indoor Air Quality Assessment Using a CO2 Monitoring System Based on Internet of Things''; Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 1-10, March, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''A Cost-Effective Air Quality Supervision Solution for Enhanced Living Environments through the Internet of Things''; Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 1-15, February, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''An Internet of Things-Based Environmental Quality Management System to Supervise the Indoor Laboratory Conditions''; Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 1-17, February, 2019.
Marques, G.; Ferreira, C. R.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''A System Based on the Internet of Things for Real-Time Particle Monitoring in Buildings''; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1-14, April, 2018.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''An Indoor Monitoring System for Ambient Assisted Living Based on Internet of Things Architecture''; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 1-14, November, 2016.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Smartphone Application for Enhanced Indoor Health Environments''; Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 1-9, November, 2016.
Pitarma, R. A.; Marques, G.; Ferreira, B.: ''Workplace Health Promotion by Monitoring Indoor Air Quality''; Atención Primaria, Vol. 48, No. Supl C:25-120, pp. , September, 2016.
Ferreira, M. E.; Caires, C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Teaching Ecology to Children of Preschool Education to Instill Environmentally Friendly Behaviour''; International Journal of Environmental & Science Education, Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 5619-5632, August, 2016.
Pitarma, R. A.; Lourenço, M. L.; Ramos, J.: ''Improving Occupational Health by Modelling Indoor Pollutant Distribution''; Facilities, Vol. 34, No. 5/6, pp. 289-301, April, 2016.
Ferreira, M. E.; Caires, C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Health and Sustainable Behaviours: A Pedagogical and Didactic Experiment in Preschool Teaching''; International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 238-257, January, 2015.
Ferreira, M. E.; Porteiro, A. C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Enhancing Children’s Success in Science Learning: An Experience of Science Teaching in Teacher Primary School Training''; Journal of Education and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 8, pp. 24-31, January, 2015.
Pitarma, R. A.; Lourenço, L. M. L.; Ferreira, B.; Simões, J.: ''Workplace Health Promotion by Modelling Pollutant Exposure Risk''; Atención Primaria, Vol. 46, No. Esp. Congreso, pp. 1:57, November, 2014.
Gaspar, P. D.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Detailed CFD Modelling of Open Refrigerated Display Cabinets''; Modelling and Simulation Engineering, Vol. 2012, No. 1, pp. 1-17, January, 2012.
Gaspar, P. D.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''CFD Parametric Studies for Global Performance Improvement of Open Refrigerated Display Cabinets''; Modelling and Simulation Engineering, Vol. 2012, No. 1, pp. 1-15, January, 2012.
Gaspar, P. D.; Gonçalves, L. C. C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Experimental Analysis of the Thermal Entrainment Factor of Air Curtains in Vertical Open Display Cabinets for Different Ambient Air Conditions''; Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 961-969, April, 2011.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''An Internet of Things Approach for Environmental Quality Management and Laboratory Activity Support''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Coimbra, Portugal, pp. 1-6, June, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Air Quality through Automated Mobile Sensing and Wireless Sensor Networks for Enhanced Living Environments''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Coimbra, Portugal, pp. 1-7, June, 2019.
Ferreira, M. E.; Crisóstomo, J.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Infrared Thermography Technology to Support Science Teaching - Meaningful Learning about Trees with University Students''; International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, pp. 1712-1716, March, 2019.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Smartwatch-Based Application for Enhanced Healthy Lifestyle in Indoor Environments''; International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Information Systems, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, pp. , November, 2018.
Crisóstomo, J.; Pereira, C.; Roque, E.; Jorge, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Considerações na Observação do Estado de Salubridade de Árvores Através da Termografia por Infravermelho''; Iberic Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials / National Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Porto, Portugal, pp. , November, 2018.
Crisóstomo, J.; Pereira, C. B.; Ferreira, M. E.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Advanced Technologies in the Teaching of Natural Sciences: Influence of Vegetation on the Ecosystems Temperature Using Infrared Thermography''; Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain, pp. , November, 2018.
Crisóstomo, J.; Pereira, C.; Roque, E.; Jorge, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Análise da Salubridade de Árvores Através da Termografia por Infravermelhos''; Iberic Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials / National Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Porto, Portugal, pp. , November, 2018.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Using IoT and Social Networks for Enhanced Healthy Practices''; International Conference Europe Middle East & North Africa Information Systems and Technologies to support Learning, Fez, Morocco, pp. , October, 2018.
Ferreira, M. E.; Crisóstomo, J.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Promoting Pro-environmental Practices About Trees in Children Using Infrared Thermography Technology''; International Conference Europe Middle East & North Africa Information Systems and Technologies to support Learning, Fez, Morocco, pp. , October, 2018.
Pitarma, R. A.; Crisóstomo, J.; Ferreira, M. E.: ''Learning about Trees in Primary Education: Potentiality of IRT Technology in Science Teaching''; International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, pp. 208-213, July, 2018.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Agricultural Environment Monitoring System using Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Caceres, Spain, pp. 1-6, June, 2018.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''IAQ Evaluation Using an IoT CO2 Monitoring System for Enhanced Living Environments''; World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Naples, Italy, pp. , March, 2018.
Loureiro, J.; Alcaso, A. N.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Designing and Developing an Hybrid System for Electric Power Generation''; International Conference on Mechanics and Material in Design, Albufeira, Portugal, pp. 2, June, 2017.
Loureiro, J.; Alcaso, A. N.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Design and Development of Propulsion Systems without Traction Wheels, neither Propellers, nor Jets, or Rockets''; International Conference on Mechanics and Material in Design, Albufeira, Portugal, pp. 2, June, 2017.
Marques, G.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Health Informatics for Indoor Air Quality Monitoring''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Gran Canaria, Spain, pp. 1-6, June, 2016.
Lourenço, M. L.; Pitarma, R. A.; Coelho, D. A.: ''Ergonomic Development of a Computer Pointing Device – A Departure from the Conventional PC Mouse towards CAD Users''; Triennal Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Melbourne, Australia, pp. , August, 2015.
Pitarma, R. A.; Lourenço, M. L.; Ramos, J.: ''CFD Contribution to Optimize the Location of Pollutant Equipment in Ventilated Rooms''; International Conference on Mechanics and Material in Design, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. , July, 2015.
Ferreira, M. E.; Caires, C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Teaching Science in Primary Education in an Engineering Laboratory''; Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, pp. , July, 2015.
Ramos, J.; Almeida, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Experimental Study and Energy Balance Calculation of Ventilated Ceramic Tile Roof in Mediterranean Climate''; International Conference on Mechanics and Material in Design, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. , July, 2015.
Reis, P.; Pitarma, R. A.; Caetano, F. N.; Gonçalves, C.: ''Intelligent System for Recycling Incentive''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 957-961, June, 2015.
Pitarma, R. A.; Crisóstomo, J.; Jorge, L.: ''Measurement of Materials Emissivity Supported by Image Software''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 982-986, June, 2015.
Ferreira, M. E.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''The Potential of Outdoor Learning Activities: A Pedagogical-Didactic Intervention on the Relationship Heritage-Environment-Education''; International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Madrid, Spain, pp. 2677-2684, March, 2015.
Ramos, J.; Almeida, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Experimental Study on Naturally Ventilated Ceramic Tile Roof as Potential Benefits for Thermal Performance on Housing''; Energy & Materials Research Conference, Madrid, Spain, pp. , February, 2015.
Ramos, J.; Almeida, L.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Experimental Study of Thermal Behaviour of Ventilated Ceramic Tile Roof in Mediterranean Climate''; International Conference on Advanced Research in Scientific Areas, Žilina, Slovak Republic, pp. 306-309, December, 2014.
Caetano, F. N.; Pitarma, R. A.; Reis, P.: ''Intelligent Management of Urban Garden Irrigation''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 524-529, June, 2014.
Reis, P.; Pitarma, R. A.; Gonçalves, C.; Caetano, F. N.: ''Intelligent System for Valorizing Solid Urban Waste''; Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 88-91, June, 2014.
Gaspar, P. D.; Gonçalves, L. C. C.; Pitarma, R. A.: ''Three-Dimensional CFD Modelling and Analysis of the Thermal Entrainment in Open Refrigerated Display Cabinets''; ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, USA, pp. 63-73, August, 2008.
Matias, A. C., ''Surface Condensation in Buildings - Practical Study'', Supervisor: Pitarma, R. A., Polytechnic of Guarda, Portugal, 2016.
Gralha, F., ''Bioclimatic Strategies and Sustainability – Region of Guarda Case Study'', Supervisor: Pitarma, R. A., Polytechnic of Guarda, Portugal, 2015.
Lourenço, L. M. L., ''Development and Ergonomic Analysis of Manual Pointing Devices for Computers'', Co-Supervisor: Pitarma, R. A., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2017.