José A. Ferreira

Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal


José A. Ferreira was born in Viseu, Portugal, in 1964. He received the B.S. degree in mathematics and the Ph.D. degree also in mathematics (numerical analysis and scientific computing) from the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, in 1987 and 1995, respectively. In 2005 he obtained the “Agregação” in mathematics from the University of Coimbra. From August 1987 until March 1995, he has been teaching at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Coimbra and working as an Assistant Professor at the same department from April 1995 until March 2000. Since March 2000 he has been an Associate Professor at the above-mentioned department. His main area of interest is the numerical analysis of differential (ordinary and partial) and integral equations, namely, finite difference methods and finite element methods. Others topics of interest are the mathematical modeling of diffusion phenomena in porous media and drug release from polymeric matrices with medical application.

Biography Updated on 8 February 2011

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