30 Sep, 2022

NEI2022: Noite Europeia dos Investigadores

A night dedicated to the science of the environment! Our project had its presence noticed in The European Researchers’ Night, which is a Europe-wide public event that displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives in fun and inspiring ways. 

8 June, 2022 - IDEGUI (Design Institute of Guimarães)

Workshop- An Optimization Work to Reduce Forest Fire

The team met at the Design Institute of Guimarães on June 8 for a full day of discussing ideas and staying up to date with project latest advances, as well as planning the next work to keep the project moving forward smoothly.

11 Apr, 2022

Field work in Baião

On April 11, some members of our team conducted fieldwork in Baião, in order to collect important data for the work developed within our project. We would especially like to thank Baião City Council and the volunteer firemen of Baião and Sta.Marinha do Zêzere, for all the help and guidance provided.

7-9 Apr, 2022

UPA- Uminho Portas Abertas

On the April 7-9th, we participated in an activity organized by Minho University- UPA. This activity consists in providing an opportunity for the youngest students to become more acquainted with the various types of work developed at the university, as well as to know more personally the academic environment. 

22 Dec, 2021


We visited the area where the great fire of 2019 occurred, in Baião. We took the opportunity to discuss some details of the fire and the conditions that lead to it with the firefighters of Baião. At the afternoon, the team composed by different representatives of each of the 3 universities made presentations that lead productive discusses about the project. 

30 Sep, 2021

Forest Intervention Zones of Paiva and Entre Douro e Sousa

11 team members, conducted visit by Engª. Sandra Pinto, technique of the Associação Florestal do Vale do Sousa, wich runs the Forest Intervention Zones – ZIF.

24 Sep, 2021

NEI2021: Noite Europeia dos Investigadores

Our project participated in The European Researchers’ Nightwhich is a Europe-wide public event, which displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives in fun and inspiring ways. 

3 March, 2021

Kick off meeting

Project general meetings

Kick-off meeting, zoom, 2021-03-03

IDEGUI – Instituto de Design de Guimarães (https://www.idegui.org/), Quarta, 8 de Junho, 10:00-17:30, 2022

Young researchers


Gabriela Fernandes de Antas de Barros Oliveira, Physical modeling of forest fire propagation, 2021, University of Minho, Research Initiation Project, Supervisor: Senhorinha Teixeira.

Rita Barbosa Botelho Nunes do Amaral, Use of commercial software to validate simulated data in forest fire propagation, (1 Sep to 30 Sep 2021), University of Minho, research initiation scholarship of the program Summer with Science, Supervisor: Senhorinha Teixeira.

Publication on the FCT summer grants program

Rodrigues, N, Teixeira, I, Carvalho, V, Abreu, I, Gonçalves, I, Graçoeiro, D, Amaral, R, Marques, J, Silva, J, Ferreira, A, Teixeira, J, Alvelos, F, Rodrigues, C, & Teixeira, S. "Summer Grants ‘Verão Com Ciência’, From Foundation for Science and Technology, in Portugal: Experience and Achievements." Procedings of the ASME 2022 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Volume 7: Engineering Education. Columbus, Ohio, USA. October 30 November 3, 2022. V007T09A021. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2022-96056

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