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Alexandra Moura

Institutional Address

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
Av. Rovisco Pais 1
1049-001 LISBOA


Phone: | Email: xiluva@gmail.com

Position

Invited Assistant Professor, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa

Area

Mathematical Modeling in Biomedicine

Principal Area

Applied Mathematics

Other Area

Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Applications to Biomedicine

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematical Engineering (Applied Mathematics) at Politecnico di Milano, 2007. Thesis: The geometrical multiscale modeling of the cardiovascular system: coupling 3D FSI and 1D models.
  • 5 year degree in Applied Mathematics and Computation, specialization in Numerical Analysis, at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2001.

Publications

Papers in International Journals

Bras-Rosario, L.; Nunes, C.; Moura, Alexandra; Rocha, I.; Pinto, F.; Sequeira, Adélia (2014) Influence of the baroreflex on the evolution of ventriculo arterial coupling. The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology: 28(1), 681.3.
Gambaruto, A. M.; Janela, João; Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2013) Shear-Thinning Effects of Hemodynamics in Patient-Specific Cerebral Aneurysms. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering: 10(3), 649-665.
Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2012) Modeling and simulation of the human cardiovascular system. CIM Bulletin (International Center for Mathematics): 31, 27-34.
Ramalho, S.; Moura, Alexandra; Gambaruto, A. M.; Sequeira, Adélia (2012) Sensitivity to Outflow Boundary Conditions and Level of Geometry Description for a Cerebral Aneurysm. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering: 28(6-7), 697-713.
Gambaruto, A. M.; Janela, João; Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2011) Sensitivity of Hemodynamics in a Patient Specific Cerebral Aneurysm to Vascular Geometry and Blood Rheology. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering: 8(2), 409-423.
Gambaruto, A. M.; Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2010) Topological Flow Structures and Stir Mixing for Steady Flow in a Peripheral Bypass Graft with Uncertainty. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering: 26(7), 926-953.
Janela, João; Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2010) Absorbing Boundary Conditions for a 3D Non-Newtonian Fluid-Structure Interaction Model for Blood Flow in Arteries. International Journal of Engineering Science: 48(11), 1332-1349.
Janela, João; Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2010) A 3D Non-Newtonian Fluid-Structure Interaction Model for Blood Flow in Arteries. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics: 234(9), 2783-2791.

Papers or Chapters in Edited Books

Ramalho, S.; Moura, Alexandra; Gambaruto, A. M.; Sequeira, Adélia (2013) Influence of blood rheology and outflow boundary conditions in numerical simulations of cerebral aneurysms. Mathematical Methods and Models in Biomedicine, Lecture Notes on Mathematical Modelling in the Life Sciences, Springer, New York, 149-175.
Ramalho, S.; Moura, Alexandra; Gambaruto, A. M.; Sequeira, Adélia (2012) Importance of the choice of mathematical model and level of geometry description in computational hemodynamics of cerebral aneurysms. Mathematical Models and Methods in Biomedicine, American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 151-178.
Sequeira, Adélia; Moura, Alexandra; Janela, João (2010) Towards a geometrical multiscale approach to non-Newtonian blood flow simulations. Advances in Mathematical Fluid Mechanics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 295-309.

Papers in National Scientific Journals

Moura, Alexandra (2012) Modelos matemáticos, simulação numérica e realidade. Números, Cirurgias e Nos de Gravata: 10 anos de Seminário Diagonal no IST, J.P. Boavida, R.P. Carpentier, L. Cruz-Filipe, P.S. Goncalves, E. Grifo, D. Henriques, and A.R. Pires (eds.), IST Press, Lisboa.
Moura, Alexandra; Sequeira, Adélia (2011) A Matemática do Sistema Cardiovascular. Gazeta de Matemática: 164.

Other Information

Awards

  • Winner of the UTL/Deloitte and UTL/CGD 2011 Young Researcher Award in the scientific field of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Probability and Statistics

Seminars

ESSIM 2012 - European Summer School in Industrial Mathematics and Modeling Week (2012-08-12) Dresden, Alemanha
ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Simulation and Modeling of Biological Flows (2011-09-21) Bruxelas, Bélgica
CMBE2011 - 2nd International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (2011-03-30) Washington, D.C.
MECOM 2010, XXXI Iberian-Latin-American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering (2010-11-15) Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Workshop on Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems (2010-09-06) Foz do Arelho, Portugal
Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática 2010 (2010-07-08) Leiria, Portugal
ECCOMAS CFD 2010 (2010-06-14) Lisboa, Portugal
Seminar of Numerical Analysis, Optimization and Applications, CMUC - Center for Mathematics University of Coimbra (2009-10-14) Coimbra, Portugal
1st International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (2009-06-29) Swansea, Reino Unido
Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2009 (2009-02-25) Praga, República Checa
Coloquium of the Faculty of Engineering of the Catholic University of Portugal (2008-12-18) Lisboa, Portugal
Jornadas de Outono de MAEG (2008-12-03) Lisboa, Portugal
Third International Workshop on Analysis and Numerical Approximation of Singular Problems (IWANASP08) (2008-09-10) Ericeira, Portugal
First Workshop IST / UT Austin in Computational Engineering: Fluid Dynamics (2008-07-10) Lisboa, Portugal
IV International Conference on Mathematical Fluid Mechanics and Applications (2008-06-26) Évora, Portugal
Seminar of Analysis, Lisbon, Portugal, CMA (Center of Applied Mathematics), Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, New University of Lisbon (2008-04-16) Lisboa, Portugal
The geometrical multiscale modelling in hemodynamics and hemorheology (2008-04-16) Lisboa, Portugal
International Conference on Mathematical Fluid Mechanics (2007-05-21) Estoril, Portugal
Coupling between 3D and 1D uid-structure interaction models for blood ow (2006-10-25) Lisboa, Portugal
Modelling of Physiological Flows (MPF 2006) (2006-09-25) Bergamo, Itália
International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2006) (2006-08-22) Madrid, Espanha
5th World Conference in Biomechanics (WCB 2006) (2006-07-29) Munique, Alemanha
77th GAMM Annual Meeting (2006-03-27) Berlim, Alemanha
Modelling in Medicine and Biology VI (2005-09-07) Bolonha, Itália
Modelling of Physiological Flows (MPF 2005) (2005-03-31) Sesimbra, Portugal

Conferences

SIMBIO 2011 - ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Simulation and Modeling of Biological Flows Brussels, Belgium  (Contributed Talk)
CMBE2011 - 2nd international conference on computational and mathematical biomedical engineering Washington D.C.  (Contributed Talk)
1st Workshop IST/UT Austin in Computational Engineering: Fluid Dynamics Lisboa  (Invited Speaker)
IV International Conference on Mathematical Fluid Mechanics and Applications Évora, Portugal  (Invited Speaker)
ESSIM 2012 - European Summer School in Industrial Mathematics and Modeling Week Dresden, Germany  (Invited Speaker)