TRAINING
Incentive Program for the Training of Excellence of Young Researchers in Astrophysics and Space Sciences

Pursuant to its goal of providing high-quality training in astrophysics and related subjects at all academic levels, the IA has set up a program of Scientific Initiation Studentships (BICs).

For 2019 the following projects were awarded:

  1. Modeling galaxy cluster populations with Machine Learning methods
    Student: Alexandre Faria dos Santos
    Supervisor: António da Silva (IA-Lisboa)
  2. ALMA serendipitous detections
    Student: Beatriz de Sousa Ataide da Silva
    Supervisor: Israel Matute, Ciro Pappalardo (IA-Lisboa)
  3. Testes de modelos de energia escura a baixo e alto redshift
    Student: Beatriz Gamboa Pereira
    Supervisor: Carlos Martins (IA-Porto)
  4. An online catalogue of exoplanet data
    Student: Beatriz Maria Franco Pinto
    Supervisor: João Faria (IA-Porto)
  5. Explorando os dados científicos provenientes do satélite TESS da NASA
    Student: Barbara Maria Teixeira Basto Soares
    Supervisor: Tiago Campante (IA-Porto)
  6. Titan atmosphere′s studies using VLT/UVES and Cassini space mission data
    Student: Constança Freire
    Supervisor: Pedro Machado, Gabriella Gilli (IA-Lisboa)
  7. Time Domain Astronomy: Following the tessellation of the Universe
    Student: Daniel Filipe Baptista Gonçalves
    Supervisor: António da Silva, José Pedro Mimoso (IA-Lisboa)
  8. Desenvolvimento de um sistema de aquisição de dados 2D com camara CCD para aplicação em metrologia óptica
    Student: Ines Meira Leite
    Supervisor: Alexandre Cabral (IA-Lisboa)
  9. Search for transiting planets in K2 light curves
    Student: Maria Carolina de Barros Barbosa
    Supervisor: Susana Barros, Olivier Demangeon (IA-Porto)
  10. SOAP united
    Student: Veridiano Moreno Marques
    Supervisor: Susana Barros, Sérgio Sousa (IA-Porto)

For 2019 the following projects were also available:

  1. How (unorealistic are the errors provided for stellar parameters and chemical abundances?
    Vardan Adibekyan (IA-Porto)
  2. What is the best way to characterize your exoplanet?
    Olivier Demangeon, João Faria (IA-Porto)
  3. The phases of exoplanets
    Olivier Demangeon (IA-Porto)
  4. Planet-Planet interactions
    Olivier Demangeon, Susana Barros (IA-Porto)
  5. Asymmetric radial velocities for the detection of exoplanets
    João Faria (IA-Porto), Pedro Figueira (ESO / IA-Porto)
  6. Solving Kepler′s equation
    João Faria (IA-Porto)
  7. Simulação computacional e visualização de supercordas com GPUs e CUDA
    Carlos Martins (IA-Porto)
  8. Espectroscopia e testes do Princípio de Equivalência com o ESPRESSO e o ELT
    Carlos Martins (IA-Porto)
  9. Impacto cosmológico da observação da expansão do universo em tempo real
    Carlos Martins (IA-Porto)
  10. The feedback effect of massive stars on galactic bubbles
    Pedro Palmeirim (IA-Porto)
  11. Exploring the impact of modifications of gravity law on cosmological observables
    Noemi Frusciante (IA-Lisboa)
  12. Gravity waves: a key process in the superrotation of Venus atmosphere?
    Gabriella Gilli, Pedro Machado (IA-Lisboa)
  13. Gravity waves: a key process in Mars middle/upper atmosphere?
    Gabriella Gilli, Pedro Machado (IA-Lisboa)
  14. Mars: Global Dust Storm dynamics′ study
    Pedro Machado, Gabriella Gilli (IA-Lisboa)
  15. AGNs from Narrow-Bandphotometric Surveys
    Israel Matute (IA-Lisboa)
  16. ATHENA simulations
    Israel Matute, Stergios Amarantidis (IA-Lisboa)
  17. Como se constroi um Universo?
    Nelson Nunes (IA-Lisboa)
  18. Fitting MANGA galaxies
    Ciro Pappalardo (IA-Lisboa)
  19. AGN demography: a comparative study for different diagnostics
    Ciro Pappalardo, Israel Matute (IA-Lisboa)
  20. Unveiling nebular emission in LEGA-C galaxies
    Ciro Pappalardo (IA-Lisboa)
  21. Understanding the nature and properties of black holes
    Diego Rubiera-Garcia (IA-Lisboa)
  22. Was Einstein 100% right?
    Diego Rubiera-Garcia (IA-Lisboa)
  23. Testes Cosmológicos a modelos unificados de matéria e energia escuras
    Ismael Tereno, Diogo Castelão,Alberto Rozas-Fernández (IA-Lisboa)
SEE ALSO
Program regulation Previous editions: 2016, 2017.
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia