Luís Lima Ferrás

Assistant Professor

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

(2005) Licenciatura degree (5 years) in Mathematics - University of Aveiro (Portugal)

(2007) Master degree in Applied Mathematics - University of Porto (Portugal)

(2012) Ph.D. in Science and Polymer Engineering - University of Minho (Portugal) The thesis is about the numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes Equations by the Finite Volume Method, It was recognized by the Portuguese Society for theoretical, applied and computational mechanics with an Honorable Mention.

(2019) Ph.D. in Mathematics - University of Chester (UK). The thesis is about the numerical solution of fractional differential equations and their application to physics and engineering (the VIVA defense was in 2018).


Research interests: (numerical analysis) new models and numerical methods for integro-differential equations; (mathematical modelling) complex viscoelastic flows and anomalous diffusion; (machine learning).

Since January 2019 – Junior Researcher – Center of Mathematics – CMAT – University of Minho.

April 2017– January 2019 – Post-Doc – Center of Mathematics – CMAT – University of Minho

September 2016 – April 2017 – Visiting Researcher – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

July 2015 – August 2016 – Post-Doc – Institute for Polymers and Composites

Since 2015 I taught Computational Rheology, Linear Algebra, Integrated Project, Calculus and Mathematical Modeling courses as a Post-Doc, Junior Researcher and Invited Assistant Professor.