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Catarina Novo

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Room: EMB G.05




Catarina Novo received her Master of Sciences degree in Chemical Engineering at University of Aveiro, Portugal and ever since research has been a passion.

Her former experience as a researcher was at University of Porto, where she embraced a Chemistry project. At University of Aveiro and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro (IT) she widened the scope of her research experience engaging in Physics projects, optical fibre sensors.

In 2014 she started her Physics PhD in School of Engineering & Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in microstructured optical fibre sensors.

Selected Publications

  1. Novo C. C., Urich A., Choudhury D., Carter R., Hand D.P., Thompson R.R., Yu F., Knight J.C., Brooks S., Mcculloch S., Shephard J.D., Negative Curvature fibres: exploiting the potential for novel optical sensors, Proceedings of SPIE 9634, 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 963455, Curitiba, Brasil, September (2015)

  2. Novo C., Bilro L., Alberto N., Antunes P., Nogueira R., Pinto J.L., Plastic optical fibre sensor for Madeira wine monitoring, II International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, Aveiro, Portugal, Proceedings of Spie 9286: 9286Q1-4 August (2014)

  3. Novo C., Bilro L., Ferreira R., Alberto N., Antunes P., Leitão C., Nogueira R., Pinto J.L. Plastic optical fibre sensor for quality control in food industry, 5th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Krakow, Poland, Proceedings of Spie 8794, 8794-8794-4 (2013)

  4. Novo C., Bilro L., Ferreira R., Alberto N., Antunes P., Nogueira R., Pinto J.L., Optical fibre monitoring of Madeira wine estufagem process, 8th Iberoamerican Optics Meeting and 11th Latin American Meeting on Optics, Lasers, and Applications, Porto, Portugal, Proceedings of Spie 8785: 8785EX1-8785EX4 (2013)


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