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Key testing capabilities at the disposal of LAETA team and its partners

Laboratories

Key testing capabilities at the disposal of LAETA team and its partners

Laboratories

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Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Advanced Joining Processes Laboratory
Support services for the design, manufacturing and testing of joints created using advanced joining processes (adhesive bonding, joining by forming and welding)
INEGI, Porto
Ricardo Carbas
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Aeroacoustics Wind Tunnel
Experimental activities in aerodynamics and aeroacoustics.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Filipe Cunha
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Anemometry
AeroG, Covilhã
André Silva
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Automation for Composites Manufacturing
Development of cognitive, sensitive, collaborative and safe robot-based automation solutions for composite manufacturing applications.
INEGI, Porto
Nuno Correia
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Avionics and Control
AeroG, Covilhã
Kouamana Bousson
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Ballistic
Fundamental research and services on ballistic testing of security-relevant materials and components.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Pedro Rosa
Biomechanics
Biomechanics and 3D Bioprinting Laboratory
Soft tissue and biomaterial characterization, as well as 3D-bioprinting and prototyping technologies.
INEGI, Porto
Bruno Areias
Biomechanics
Biomechanics Lab
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of experimental movement analysis.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Ambrósio
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Combustion
Development and characterization of combustion systems with focus on fuel-flexibility, alternative fuels (e.g. hydrogen, ammonia, syngas) and biomass thermochemical conversion.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Miguel Mendes
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Composite Materials
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of manufacture and processing of composite materials, namely laminated composites and injected composites.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Cruz Fernandes
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Composites Laboratory
Composite materials manufacturing through autoclave and outside of autoclave processes (VARI, RTM, thermoconformation,  filament winding, etc.).
INEGI, Porto
Nuno Correia
Compounding and Extrusion Laboratory
Mechanical recycling; development of sustainable materials, tailored compounds based on high-performance and -temperature thermoplastics, and smart (nano)composites (self-sensing, -morphing, and -healing); development of tapes and monofilaments comprising continuous fibers
INEGI
Nuno Correia
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Computational Fluid Dynamics
AeroG, Covilhã
André Silva
Intelligent Systems & Control
Electric Machines
Application of advanced materials in mechatronics, as artificial muscles, Co-Fe alloys, superconducting materials, fault-current limiters, Maglev vehicles, levitating systems, and aircraft propulsion.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Paulo Branco
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Energetics and Detonics Laboratory
Explosion chambers, combustion tunnels and ultrafast diagnostics for the study and development of explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics.
ADAI, Condeixa
José Carlos Miranda Góis
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Environmental Characterization Laboratory
Accredited characterization in the area of ​​gaseous effluent characterization and complementary tests (such as the sampling and the analysis of biogas in landfills and the evaluation of diffuse emissions of particles and volatile organic compounds).
INEGI, Porto
Gabriela Ventura
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Flight Laboratory
Instrumentation of flight vehicles to monitor and R&D of a flight simulator.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Agostinho Fonseca
Structures & Mechanical Systems Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Fluid Mechanics
Turbulence physics and modeling, computational fluid dynamics, experimental fluid mechanics, design of air turbines for wave energy conversion and small cross-flow hydraulic turbines, development of ocean wave energy utilization.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Luís Gato
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Forest Fire Research Laboratory
Infrastructure with different combustion tables, wind tunnels and several equipment allowing the simulation and analysis of fire behavior in wildfires.
ADAI, Lousã
Miguel Almeida
Intelligent Systems & Control
Identification and Control
Equipped with control engineering equipment for educational and research purposes.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Martins
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Indoor Air Quality
Accredited characterization of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Supports the industrial production of interior coatings, finishing materials, etc.
INEGI, Porto
Gabriela Ventura
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Industrial Aerodynamics Laboratory
Infrastructure with important equipments (aerodynamic tunnel, climatic chamber, roll-bench for vehicle tests, etc) to support R&D in different areas.
ADAI, Coimbra
Manuel Carlos Gameiro da Silva
Intelligent Systems & Control
Industrial Automation
Equipment to test and validate automation strategies, using pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic and electropneumatic actuators, and a wide range of sensors.
IDMEC, Lisbon
João Reis
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Industrial Metrology
Support services in the area of conventional dimensional and geometric measuring.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Luís Alves
Intelligent Systems & Control
Industry 4.0
Equipment including data servers, identification systems such as barcode and RFID, a precision scale, a capsule dispenser, a label printer-applicator, and other electric and pneumatic equipment.
IDMEC, Lisbon
João Sousa
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Lubricant Analysis Laboratory
Support services for maintenance, as quantify machine wear/lubricant contamination or identify machine components that are deteriorating.
INEGI, Porto
Pedro Marques
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Machine Tools
Design of customized testing machines and machine tools for Industry 4.0 and Agriculture 4.0.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Pedro Rosa
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Machining and Micro Manufacturing
Fundamental research and services on machining and tribo-mechanical characterization of materials at extreme conditions, such as high temperatures, high strain rates, and large strains.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Pedro Rosa
Materials for Energy Laboratory
Development and characterization of solid-state electrolytes, multifunctional cathodes, structural batteries, piezoelectric and semi-conductive polymer-based materials for energy applications
INEGI
Nuno Correia
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Mechanical and Materials Tests
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of ​​deformation, fracture and fatigue of various structural materials.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Luís Guerra Rocha
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Mechanical Technology
Support services in the areas of metal forming, machining, welding and casting.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Luís Alves
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Mechanical Testing Laboratory
Support services for material characterization and formability limits determination.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Beatriz Silva
Intelligent Systems & Control
Mechatronics
Used for the design process of engineering systems, allowing to understand the synergy between mechanical design, computer control and electronic components in a mechatronics system.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Martins
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Microfluidics and Biomicrofluidics
(Non)biological fluid flow experiments in microdevices mimicking human organs; lattice Boltzmann technique development for (non)isothermal flows inside stationary/rotating devices.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Viriato Semião
Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Nano Thermofluids Research Laboratory
RD&I in the areas of thermophysical and transport features of thermal fluids like nanofluids and ionanocolloids and their applications in advanced thermal managements and energy conversion systems; nanoscale and microscale heat transfer; microfluidic technologies.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Sohel Murshed
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Nanomaterials Laboratory
Materials nano modification laboratory.
INEGI, Porto
Raquel Santos
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Nanostructured Materials
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of ​​advanced experimental micromechanical and microstructural characterization of materials.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Fátima Vaz
Materials & Manufacturing Processes Structures & Mechanical Systems
Non-destructive Inpection Laboratory
Non-destructive evaluation and inspection of mechanical structures, equipment and components
INEGI, Porto
Pedro Moreira
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Polymer Laboratory
Polymer characterization through thermal (DSC), thermo-mechanical (DMA) and rheological (viscosimeter and rheometer) tests.
INEGI, Porto
Raquel Santos
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Product Development
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of product development and additive manufacturing.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Relógio Ribeiro
Intelligent Systems & Control
Robotics Arena
Net protected infrastructure with 12 high-resolution infrared cameras that emulate indoor GPS. Safely validates and tests aerial, terrestrial or manipulation robotics.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Alexandra Moutinho
Intelligent Systems & Control
Robotics Lab
Industrial and collaborative robot manipulators supporting the research on robot control, image processing and human-robot interaction for industry 4.0.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Martins
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Smoke and Fire Laboratory
Accredited fire reaction tests, which enable the classification of materials used in civil construction, transports, furniture and decoration sectors. Experimental testing to determine smoke toxicity and density/opacity and evaluate the fire behaviour of plastic materials.
INEGI, Porto
Gabriela Ventura
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Structural Integrity Laboratory
Structural Integrity analysis of structures, components, and systems.
INEGI, Porto
Pedro Moreira
Biomechanics
Structures and Adaptive Mechanisms
Adaptive active structures and mechanisms, from compliant robotic arms and end-effectors to medical or surgical devices, exoskeletons, orthotics and prosthetics.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Martins
Biomechanics
Surgical Robotics Laboratory
Medical robotic technologies, from preoperative surgical planning to intraoperative navigation, in diverse medical fields such as orthopædics, urology and neurosurgery.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Jorge Martins
Biomechanics
Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory
Support services on experimental analysis of mechanical properties of biological tissues.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Paulo Fernandes
Structures & Mechanical Systems
UAVs Lab
Development of UAVs and experimental analysis of propulsion and control systems and aerodynamic performance.
IDMEC, Lisbon
André Calado Marta
Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory
Design, construction and operation of unmanned underwater, surface and air vehicles; development of tools and technologies for the deployment of networked vehicle systems
INEGI
Renato Mendes
Structures & Mechanical Systems
Vibrations
Teaching and research laboratory in the area of ​​dynamic behavior of structures.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Nuno Maia
Intelligent Systems & Control
Vision Lab
Spatial mechanisms of vision towards spatial visual reasoning through deep learning and perceptive approaches.
IDMEC, Lisbon
Alexandra Moutinho