JOÃO MIGUEL PINTO COELHO
Associate Researcher & Subdirector
João Miguel Pinto Coelho was born in Lisbon in 1968. He received his engineering degree in Physics and Materials Engineering in 1992 from Nova University of Lisbon (Portugal) and his Ph.D. degree in Physics Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal) in 2003.
He was a researcher at INETI, Lisbon (1991-2009) and since 2009 he works at the Laboratory of Optics, Lasers and Systems (LOLS) of the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, where he is also a member of the Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering (IBEB). He also collaborates with the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA).
His research interests include the propagation of laser radiation in the media, optical design and optical metrology. In this fields he has participated and is participating in several national and international research projects, having published more than 70 papers in journals and proceedings, and co-authored several chapters in books.
In 1996 he received the third place in the Award Inovation Young Engineer 1996 given by the Portuguese Order of Engineers (Ordem dos Engenheiros). He is also a member of the Portuguese Society of Optics and Photonics (SPOF).