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J. Picado Departamento de Matemática
Universidade de Coimbra
3001-501 Coimbra
PORTUGAL

E-mail: picado@mat.uc.pt
Phone:  +351-239791158/50
Fax:    +351-239793069
Office: 6.12



Teaching
  • Estruturas Discretas (2013/14), (2012/13), (2010/11)
  • (in portuguese)
  • Álgebra Comutativa (2013/14), (2012/13), (2011/12)
  • Corpos e Equações Algébricas (2011/12), (2010/11), (2008/09)
  • Curvas e Superfícies (2011/12)
  • Álgebra II (2006/07), (2005/06)
  • Geometria Diferencial (2006/07), (2005/06), (2004/05)
  • Teoria Combinatória (2003/04), (2002/03)
  • Estruturas Ordenadas e Topologia (2001/02)
  • Álgebra (1997/98)
  • Matemática Finita (1996/97)
  • The most common errors in undergraduate mathematics (por Eric Schechter)

    Research
  • My Google Scholar Profile.
  • Recent preprints
  • Recent talks
  • CMUC - Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra (research group in Algebra, Logic and Topology)
  • Category Theory in Coimbra
  • CGASA: Categories & General Algebraic Structures with Applications
  • Projects:

  • Publications
  • Research Papers

    BBFest
  • Books

     ERRATA

     Review (Zentralblatt)

     Review (Math. Reviews)

     Review (MAA Reviews)

  •  ERRATA

     Review (Zentralblatt)

     Review (Math. Reviews)
     ERRATA

     Prefácio (Vols. 1)

     Prefácio (Vols. 2)

     Prólogo (Vols. 2)
  • Book Chapters

    MPT2013 Book Atlantis Book  ERRATA

     Review (Zentralblatt)

     Review (Math. Review)

     Review (EMS)

  • Dissertations
  • Course Notes
  • Other

  • Seminars
  • Category Theory Seminar
  • Algebra, Logic and Topology Seminar (CMUC)
  • Mathematics Colloquium - DMUC (co-organizer)

  • Events
  • V Workshop on Aspects of Contemporary Topology (Brussels) - September 2014 (scientific committee)
  • MAT-OESTE 2014, Matemática na Natureza (Leiria) - July 2014 (invited speaker)
  • International Workshop on Topological Methods in Logic IV (Tbilisi) - June 2014 (invited speaker)
  • Ciclo de Conferências Matemática e Sociedade (Porto) - March 2014 (invited speaker) (cartaz: pdf)
  • Categorical Methods in Algebra and Topology, workshop in honour of Manuela Sobral (Coimbra) - January 2014 (co-organizer)
  • IX Portuguese Category Seminar (Coimbra) - July 2013 (co-organizer)
  • WiAT'13 - Conference in Applied Topology (Bilbao, Spain) - June 2013 (scientific committee)
  • PROFMAT 2012 – Encontro Nacional de Professores de Matemática (Coimbra) - October 2012 (invited speaker)
  • TACT 2012- Conference on Algebra, Topology and Category Theory (UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa) - September 2012 (invited participant)
  • Workshop on Category Theory, in honour of George Janelidze (Coimbra) - July 2012 (co-organizer)
  • Matemática: a ciência da natureza (Museu da Ciência, UC) - June 2012 (invited speaker)
  •      Imaginary - Matemática e natureza
  • Workshop "Frames in Algebra" (Univ. of Florida, USA) - March 2012 (invited speaker)
  • CT2011 - International Conference on Category Theory (UBC, Vancouver, Canada) - July 2011 (co-organizer)
  • Bridges 2011 - Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (Coimbra) - July 2011 (program committee and organizing committee)
  • ICTA 2011 - International Conference on Topology and its Applications (COMSATS,ITT, Islamabad) - July 2011 (scientific committee)
  • VIII Portuguese Category Seminar (Coimbra) - May 2011 (co-organizer)
  • Matemática sem limites (Univ. Lisboa) - April 2011 (invited speaker)
  • Banaschewski Fest 2011 (Univ. Cape Town, South Africa) - March 2011 (invited speaker)
  • Magia no Museu (Museu da Ciência, UC) - February 2011 (invited speaker)
  • VII Italian-Spanish Conference on General Topology and its Applications - September 2010 (invited speaker)
  • WiAT'10 - Workshop in Applied Topology - June 2010 (invited speaker)
  • Um passeio pela Ciência: a matemática na nossa vida (Açores) - May 2010 (invited speaker)
  • A matemática e os seus encantos (ciclo de conferências Fund. Calouste Gulbenkian) - April 2010 (invited speaker)
  • Workshop on Categorical Topology, in honour of Eraldo Giuli (Univ. Azores, Ponta Delgada) - March 2010 (co-organizer)
  • IV Workshop on Aspects of Contemporary Topology (Univ. Antwerp, Belgium) - December 2009 (invited participant)
  • Workshop on Frames: Algebra vs. Topology (Univ. of Florida, USA) - December 2009 (invited speaker)
  • Other <historic>
  • encantos da matemática passeio pela ciência

  • Popularisation
  • Passeios com primos de Euclides, conexões de Galois e primos de Gauss (Lição Delfos, slides de apoio à palestra, January 2014)
  • (in portuguese
  • Seashells: the plainness and beauty of their mathematical description (Loci, journal of the MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library, March 2009)
  • or english)
  • A conversation with F. William Lawvere (Part II - June 2008)  (pdf file with the two parts and some more pictures)
  • A conversation with F. William Lawvere (Part I - December 2007)
  • Conchas (September 2007, ATRACTOR webpage)
  • Stereoscopic images of shells (September 2007, ATRACTOR webpage)
  • An interview with Eduardo L. Ortiz (June 2007)
  • Matemática sem palavras (July 2006, ATRACTOR webpage)
  • An interview with Marcelo Viana (June 2006)
  • Conchas marinhas: a simplicidade e beleza da sua descrição matemática (April 2006) (October 2008: "Conchas, Contas" na TSF)
  • Nós, tranças e números racionais (Lição Delfos, powerpoint file, June 2006)
  • A curvatura e a torção: como distinguir a forma de uma curva (April 2006, ATRACTOR webpage)
  • Crivo de Eratóstenes (pdf animado)
  • A álgebra das tranças (article, August 2005; some 3D figures, March 2006)
  • Sistemas de Identificação com algarismos de controlo (February 2006, ATRACTOR webpage)
  • An interview with Alexei Sossinsky (December 2005)
  • A álgebra dos números de identificação (talk, powerpoint file: May 2003, May 2007)
  • A álgebra dos sistemas de identificação: da aritmética modular aos grupos diedrais (article, December 1999)
  • O mistério do Bilhete de Identidade (article by Jorge Buescu, May 2000); Erros singulares no BI
  • Bulletin (Editor: 2004-2008)

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