FotoCATARINA S NUNES
    (Professora Auxiliar (Assistant Professor) )
    Telf.: 300 001 705 | E-Mail: CatarinaS.Nunes@uab.pt
    Página Pessoal: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8357-0994


    Unidade(s) Curricular(es):

    Curriculum Vitae Resumido:

      Catarina S. Nunes é Professora Auxiliar na Universidade Aberta desde janeiro de 2014. Ela trabalha como docente universitária desde 2003, lecionando disciplinas nas áreas de Bioestatística; Probabilidade e Estatística; Estatística Aplicada; Processos Estocásticos; Sistemas e Controlo; Matemática Financeira; Processamento de Sinal; Otimização; Sistemas Inteligentes; Modelação Matemática e Estatística.

      Catarina S. Nunes já supervisionou e supervisiona várias teses de doutoramento em diferentes áreas (Ciências Biomédicas, Engenharia Biomédica, Engenharia Mecânica, Matemática Aplicada e Modelação), mais de 15 dissertações de mestrado em diferentes áreas (Estatística; Engenharia e Finanças; Engenharia e Gestão; Automação; Estatística, Matemática e Computação; Bioestatística e Biometria) e vários projetos de final de curso. Desde 2005, que participou e em 4 projetos de investigação, dois dos quais como investigadora principal, um ensaio clínico e vários estudos clínicos observacionais.


      Catarina S Nunes é Fellow da Higher Education Academy.

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      Catarina S. Nunes is an Assistant Professor at Universidade Aberta since January 2014. She has been in academia since 2003, lecturing disciplines in areas ranging from Biostatistics; Probability and Statistics; Applied Statistics; Stochastic Processes; Control Systems; Financial Mathematics; Signal Processing; Optimization; Intelligent Systems; Statistical and Mathematical Modelling.

      Catarina S Nunes already supervised and supervises several PhD Thesis (in Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics and Modelling), more than 15 MSc Dissertations (in Statistics; Engineering with Finance; Engineering with Business Management; Automation; Statistics, Mathematics and Computation; Biostatistics and Biometry), and many undergraduate final year projects. Since 2005, she has been part of 4 research projects, two of which as leading researcher, one clinical trial and several observational clinical studies.


      Catarina S Nunes is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

      Post-graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, King’s Learning Institute, King’s College London, 2011 

      Ph.D. – Doctor of Phylosophy, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2003

      Research Training Programme, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1999

      Licenciatura (4-years undergraduate course, similar to MSci) in Applied Mathematics to Technology, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal, 1998



    Experiência Profissional:

      Professora Auxiliar (Assistant Professor), since 2014

      Department of Sciences and Technology, Mathematics Section, Universidade Aberta, Delegação do Porto, Portugal

      Assistant Researcher, 2013
      Catedra of Pain Medicine, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal

      Research Consultant 2012-2013
      Serviço de Anestesiologia, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal

      Lecturer (Professora Auxiliar), 2007 – 2011
      Permanent contract – Division of Engineering, School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, King´s College London, United Kingdom

      Professora Auxiliar Convidada (Invited Assistant Professor), 2003 - 2007
      Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal

      Post-Doc Researcher, 2004 - 2007
      Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal & Department of Anaesthesiology, Hospital Geral of Santo António, Porto, Portugal



    Área(s) de Interesse Científico e de Investigação:

      Biostatistics (population studies, drug effects, drug impact);

      Mathematical modelling (pharmacokinetic and dynamic drug models, physiological models, population models);

      Clinical response analysis and identification;

      Optimization and data analysis;

      Statistical and Digital Signal Processing (EEG, ECG, EMG, Arterial pressure, evoked potentials);

      Intelligent Systems for data modelling (Fuzzy logic and Genetic Algorithms);     

      Advanced Control Systems for drug delivery (Adaptive, Predictive, Multivariable and Sliding Mode).

      Research Unit: Biomechanics – Part of the LAETA (Associated Laboratory of Energy,Transports and Aeronautics) a I&D Unit of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal  - INEGI (www.inegi.pt)

      Research Coordinator of the Clinical Anaesthesia Research Centre of the Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Serviço de Anestesiologia.

       



    Publicações mais Recentes:

      Catarina S. Nunes has more than 100 Journal Publications in peer review International Journals; several books and book chapters; more than 20 Conference Proceedings Papers; and many conference communications. Only a selection is presented here:

      ·       S.D Trindade, A. Moreira and C.S. Nunes (2019)“Escala de Avaliação de Competências Digitais de Professores. Procedimentos de Construção e Validação” Texto Livre: Linguagem e Tecnologia (Ahead of print http://www.periodicos.letras.ufmg.br/index.php/textolivre/article/view/14921/1125612422)

      ·       Ferreira, A.L. , R. Correia, S. Vide, A.D. Ferreira, M. B. Kelz, J.G. Mendes, C.S. Nunes, and P. Amorim (2018). "Patterns of Hysteresis Between Induction and Emergence of Neuroanesthesia are Present in Spinal and Intracranial Surgeries” Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology (ahead of print– DOI: 10.1097/ANA.0000000000000559).

      ·       C.S. Nunes (2019) “Metodologias no ensino-aprendizagem a distância da estatística: desenvolvimento e reflexão” EducaOnline 13(1): 39-55 (ISSN: 1983-2664, WOS:000460148200

      ·       Ferreira, A.L., C. Nunes, J.G. Mendes and P. Amorim (2019). "Do we have today a reliable method to detect the moment of loss of consciousness during induction of general anaesthesia?” Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación 66(2): 93-103 (DOI 10.1016/j.redar.2018.06.008).

      ·       Leião Ferreira, A., Nunes, C, J. Mendes and P. Amorim (2018). "Transition to Loss of Consciousness during Anesthesia Induction with Remifentanil and Propofol: EEG Patterns." Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 30(4): 396-397

      ·       Pinho, S., F. Lagarto, B. Gomes, L. Costa, C.S. Nunes and C, Oliveira (2018). “Escore CR-POSSUM e Índice de Apgar Cirúrgico como fatores preditivos para a alocacão de pacientes após cirurgia colorretal.” Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia 68 (4): 351-357. (DOI: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.01.002)

      ·       Araújo, A.M., J. Guimarães, C. S. Nunes, P.S. Couto, E. Amadeu (2017). “Post-operative pain after ultrasound transversus abdominis plane block versus trocar site infiltration inlaparoscopic nephrectomy: a prospective study.” Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia 67 (5): 487-492. (DOI: 10.1016/j.bjane.2016.08.004)

      ·       Castro, A., F. G. de Almeida, P. Amorim and C. S. Nunes (2017). "A novel multivariate STeady-state index during general ANesthesia (STAN)." Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 31 (4): 851-860. (DOI: 10.1007/s10877-016-9905-x)

      ·       Nunes, C., A. Leitao Ferreira, R. Correia and P. Amorim (2017). "Towards Personalized Anesthesia: Predictive Factors for Propofol Requirements for Loss of Consciousness." Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 29(4): 563-564.

      ·        Guimaraes, J., D. Pinho, C. S. Nunes, C. S. Cavaleiro and H. S. Machado (2016). "Effect of Boussignac continuous positive airway pressure ventilation on PaO2 and PaO2/FIO2 ratio immediately after extubation in morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surqery: a randomized controlled trial." Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 34 (November): 562-570. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.06.024)

      ·       Santos F, Guimaraes J, Araujo AM, Nunes CS, Casal M (2015). "Deceased-donor Kidney Transplantation: Predictive Factors and Impact on Postoperative Outcome." Transplantation Proceedings 47(4): 933-937

      ·       Ribeiro PO, Antunes LM, Nunes CS, Silva HB, Cunha RA, Tome AR (2015). "The Effects of Different Concentrations of the alpha(2)-Adrenoceptor Agonist Medetomidine on Basal Excitatory Synaptic Transmission and Synaptic Plasticity in Hippocampal Slices of Adult Mice." Anesthesia and Analgesia 120(5): 1130-1137

      ·        Castro, P. Amorim, C.S. Nunes, and F. Gomes de Almeida, “Effect of propofol and remifentanil on a somatosensory evoked potential indicator of pain perception intensity in volunteers,” Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 29(5): 561-567, 2015 (DOI: 10.1007/s10877-014-9632-0)

          S. Brás, A. Georgakis, L. Ribeiro, D.A. Ferreira, A. Silva, L. Antunes, and C.S. Nunes, “Electroencephalogram-based indices applied to dogs" depth of anaesthesia monitoring,” Research in Veterinay Science, vol. 97(3), pp. 597–604, 2014. (DOI: 10.101 6/j.rvsc.2014.09.017)



    Informações Complementares:

      Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.

      Member of the:  Portuguese Statistical Society;  Portuguese Mathematical Society; Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE); IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society; the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS); Portuguese Automatic Control Association.

      Affiliate Member of the: European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA); American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

      Reviewer for the following journals: Acta Médica Portuguesa; Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology; Medical Engineering and Physics; IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine; Anesthesiology; IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering; International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing; Artificial Intelligence in Medicine; Automatica; Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.

      Reviewer for the following conferences:  Annual Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society; European Control Conference,  Annual Conference of the Portuguese Society of Automatic Control, IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications.

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