Projects since 2008
Research Projects
International Projects

Project TR@NSENER

Description: Project TR@NSENER - “European Cooperation Network on Energy Transition in Electricity”, funded by the European Commission, under the INTERREG V-B SUDOE Programme, involving Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier (France), Fundación para la Sostenibilidad Energética y Ambiental (Spain), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Fundación CIRCE - Centro de Investigación de Recursos y Consumos Energéticos (Spain), Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal) and Fundación Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (Spain), 2016-2019. http://www.interreg-sudoe.eu/gbr/projects/the-approved-projects/166-european-cooperation-network-on-energy-transition-in-electricity
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M., Angelo, S..

Project Migedir

Description: Project Migedir - "Microgrids with distributed generation of renewable power sources" (Red 713RT0468), in the framework of the Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo (CYTED), coordinated by Centro de Desarrollo de Energías Renovables CEDER-CIEMAT, with the participation of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, etc., 2013-2016.
Team: Leite, A. V. (Coordinator), Ferreira, A. P..

Project Electric Management of a PV-Fuel Cell System Applied to an Electric Vehicle

Description: Project "Electric Management of a PV-Fuel Cell System Applied to an Electric Vehicle", in the framework of CNEPRU (Comité National d’Evaluation et de Programmation de la Recherche Universitaire), funded by MESRS (Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique d’Algérie).
Team: Guettaf, A. (Coordinator).

Project Optimization of a PV-Fuel Cell System for an Electric Vehicle

Description: Project "Optimization of a PV-Fuel Cell System for an Electric Vehicle", in the framework of CNEPRU (Comité National d’Evaluation et de Programmation de la Recherche Universitaire), funded by MESRS (Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique d’Algérie).
Team: Guettaf, A. (Coordinator).

Project Design, Analysis and Optimization of Smart Grid Integrating Renewable Energy Systems and Storage

Description: Project "Design, Analysis and Optimization of Smart Grid Integrating Renewable Energy Systems and Storage", funded by the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Team: El Khil, S. K. (Coordinator), Jlassi, I..

Project BIOURB

Description: Project BIOURB - “Diversidad Bioconstructiva Transfronteriza, Edificación Bioclimática y su adaptación a la Arquitectura y Urbanismo Moderno”, funded by FEDER (European Regional Development Fund), under the Transnational Co-Operation Programme Portugal-Spain, 2011-2013.
Team: Leite, A. V..

Project PROBIONER

Description: Project PROBIONER - “Acción integrada para la promoción e implantación de eficiência energética y energías renovables como factor de competitividade”, funded by FEDER (European Regional Development Fund), under the Transnational Co-Operation Programme Portugal-Spain, 2007-2013.
Team: Leite, A. V., Ferreira, A. P..

Project VALEU

Description: Project VALEU - “Validation of immigrants’ vocational skills and competences in tourism and services as an integration warrant in the EU”, funded by the European Commission, under the Leonardo da Vinci Programme (Transfer of Innovation), 2010-2012.
Team: Leite, A. V..

Project PREMAID

Description: Project PREMAID - “Predictive Maintenance and Diagnostics of Railway Power Trains”, funded by the European Commission (EU-MTKI-CT-2005-029986) under the Marie Curie Host Fellowships for the Transfer of Knowledge, Industry-Academia Partnership Scheme (ToK-IAP), involving ALSTOM Transport S. A. (France), Instituto de Telecomunicações - Pólo de Coimbra (Portugal), Università di Bologna (Italy), Universidad de Oviedo (Spain) and Gdansk University of Technology (Poland), Tarbes, France, 2006-2009.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

National Projects

Project HEBE

Description: Project HEBE - "Domestic Boiler for the Combined Production of Hot Water and Electricity”, funded by QREN: Research and Technological Development Incentives System - Project in Co-Promotion involving Sciven, University of Coimbra, Active Space Technologies, Instituto Superior Técnico and as subcontractors, the Electromechatronic Systems Laboratory of University of Beira Interior, Drive-by-Dreams, Department of Mechanical Engineering of Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, Instituto Pedro Nunes and CATIM, 2012-2015.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator), Estima, J. O..

Project PEst-OE/EGE/UI4056/2011

Description: Project PEst-OE/EGE/UI4056/2011 - “Contribuição para o Estudo e Diagnóstico de Estruturas de Madeira por Recurso à Termografia por Infravermelhos”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2012-2016. Projeto PEst-OE/EGE/UI4056/2011 “Contribuição para a Ventilação Natural de Edifícios por Dispositivos Monitorizados”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2012-2015.
Team: Pitarma, R. A. (Coordinator).

Project PTDC/CTE-SPA/114163/2009

Description: Project PTDC/CTE-SPA/114163/2009 - "SpaceProp - MHD Numerical Modelling in nozzles of MPD Thrusters for Space Propulsion", funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2011-2014.
Team: Páscoa, J. C. (Coordinator), Monteiro, J. P., Brójo, F. M. P., Xisto, C. M. C., Paganucci, F..

Project PTDC/EEA-EEL/114846/2009

Description: Project PTDC/EEA-EEL/114846/2009 - “Efficient and Reliable Stand Alone Hybrid Trigeneration Systems for Telecommunications”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2011-2013.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator), Alcaso, A. N., Fabbri, G., Ribeiro, E. F. F., Petrucci, L..

Project PTDC/EEA-ELC/105282/2008

Description: Project PTDC/EEA-ELC/105282/2008 - “Fault Tolerant Electric Motor Drives Applied to Hybrid Electric Vehicle”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2010-2013.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator), Estima, J. O., Gameiro, N. S..

Project PTDC/EEA-EEL/100156/2008

Description: Project PTDC/EEA-EEL/100156/2008 - “Fault Diagnosis in High Power Drives based on Multilevel Converters”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2010-2013.
Team: Mendes, A. M. S. (Coordinator), Cardoso, A. J. M., Cruz, S. M. A., Alcaso, A. N..

Project SIEF

Description: Project SIEF - “Sistema Integrado da Fiabilidade de Equipamento Ferroviário de Transporte”, funded by QREN: Research and Technological Development Incentives System, Project in Co-Promotion Nº 5545, involving ALSTOM Portugal S. A., ISQ - Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade, MIIT - Manutenção Industrial Informatizada e Tecnologia Lda. and subcontractors, 2010-2013.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M., Estima, J. O..

Project InovEnergy

Description: Project InovEnergy, N.º 18642: “Eficiência energética no sector agro-industrial”, funded by Support System for Collective Actions (SIAC), COMPETE – POFC (Operational Program for Competitiveness Factors), 2011-2013.
Team: Leite, A. V..

Project PTDC/EEA-ENE/67350/2006

Description: Project PTDC/EEA-ENE/67350/2006 - “Electric Drives based on Matrix Converters”, funded by FCT (Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), 2007-2011.
Team: Cruz, S. M. A. (Coordinator), Cardoso, A. J. M., Mendes, A. M. S..

Project Energy Efficiency and Integration of Renewable Energies

Description: Project “Energy Efficiency and Integration of Renewable Energies”, funded by the Portuguese Government under INTERREG Programme, 2009-2010.
Team: Leite, A. V..

Industrial Projects
International Projects

Project AIR LIQUIDE / CP HUELVA

Description: Project funded by Air Liquide - Iberia Large Industries (Spain), regarding the fault diagnostic in medium voltage motors (6 kV) installed in the Production Center of Huelva, Spain, with data collection on-site, 2015.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project POMOS

Description: Project POMOS, sponsored by Polo per la Mobilità Sostenibile della Regione Lazio (Italy), regarding the scientific and technical cooperation in the field of condition monitoring, fault diagnosis, fault tolerance and performance evaluation of applied electromechatronic systems, particularly in hybrid electric vehicles, Italy, since 2009.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator), Boccaletti, C..

Project AMREYAH

Description: Project AMREYAH, funded by AMCC - Amreyah Cement Company SAE (Egypt), regarding the fault diagnostic in medium voltage motors (6 kV) installed in the Production Center of Alexandria, Egypt, with data collection on-site, April 2010.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project OLIVIERI GROUP

Description: Project funded by OLIVIERI GROUP, regarding the development of an integrated system for winter heating and summer refreshing, Italy, 2007-2009.
Team: Boccaletti, C. (Coordinator).

Project EPS

Description: Project EPS, funded by EPS - Pumping & Treatment Systems Ltd. (Ireland), regarding the evaluation of potential causes of faults occurring in various electrical drives installed in a water treatment plant in Luimnag, Galway, Ireland, with data collection on-site, March-June 2008.
Team: Cruz, S. M. A. (Coordinator), Cardoso, A. J. M..

National Projects

Project PEGO

Description: Project funded by PEGOP Energia Eléctrica S. A., regarding the development and application of diagnostic methods for condition monitoring of various electrical equipment installed in the Thermoelectric Power Plant of Pego (Abrantes, Portugal), since 1996.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project CIMPOR/CPS

Description: Project CIMPOR/CPS, funded by CIMPOR Indústria de Cimentos S. A., regarding the development and application of diagnostic methods for condition monitoring of various electrical equipment installed in the Production Center of Souselas (Coimbra, Portugal), 1999-2013.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project MIIT

Description: Project MIIT, funded by MIIT - Manutenção Industrial Informatizada e Tecnologia Lda., regarding the support in the development of reliability analysis of the process of degradation of electrical components, including electric traction motors, information systems related to process validation and monitoring systems, 2009-2013.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator), Estima, J. O..

Project CIMPOR/CPA

Description: Project CIMPOR/CPA, funded by CIMPOR Indústria de Cimentos S. A., regarding the development and application of diagnostic methods for condition monitoring of various electrical equipment installed in the Production Center of Alhandra (Lisbon, Portugal), 2001-2012.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project HOMAR

Description: Project HOMAR, funded by HOMAR Lda., regarding the development and application of diagnostic methods for photovoltaic installations, 2009-2010.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).

Project ALSTOM

Description: Project ALSTOM, sponsored by ALSTOM Portugal S. A., regarding the scientific and technical cooperation in the development of rail transportation equipment, since 2008.
Team: Cardoso, A. J. M. (Coordinator).