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.

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.; 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.; 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.