• José Miguel Urbano

  • Research Area

    Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

  • Institution

    University of Coimbra

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Lisbon
    Year: 1999

  • Main research publications

    • A geometric tangential approach to sharp regularity for degenerate evolution equations (with Eduardo V. Teixeira) ", Anal. PDE (2014)
    • Hölder continuity for Trudinger's equation in measure spaces (with T. Kuusi, R. Laleoglu and J. Siljander) ", Calc. Var. Partial Differential Equations 45 (2012)
    • p(x)-Harmonic functions with unbounded exponent in a subdomain (with J.J. Manfredi and J.D. Rossi) ", Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Anal. Non Linéaire 26 (2009)
    • Entropy solutions for the p(x)-Laplace equation (with M. Sanchón) ", Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 361 (2009)
    • The Method of Intrinsic Scaling , Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 1930 , Springer, 2008
      ISBN: 978-3-540-75931
  • PhD Students

    • Asymptotic limits for the doubly nonlinear equation 2014
    • Regularity for the singular Trudinger's equation 2012
    • Regularity theory for some nonlinear PDEs 2005
  • Adittional information

    [2013-] Member of the editorial board of Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications 

    [2012-] Member of the National Council for Science and Technology (CNCT)

    [2013-] Member of the Scientific Council for the Exact Sciences and Engineering of FCT 

    [2000-] Member of the Steering Committee of the Gulbenkian Program Novos Talentos em Matemática

    [2007-2011] Director of the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra (CMUC)

    [2006-2008] Vice-President of the Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM)

    [2004-2008] Member of the Executive Board of the International Centre for Mathematics (CIM - member of ERCOM)

Research and Events


  • PhD Defense
    Khadijeh Alibabaei - On the profinite topology on groups and tameness of pseudo-varieties of groups
    15h00m - Room FC1 029, Dep. Mathematics, Univ. Porto
    March 1, 2018
  • Research Seminar Program (RSP)
    2017/18 second session
    Room 2.5, DMat UC
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Muhammad Ali Khan - Statistical instability in chaotic dynamics
    Room 031, Dep. Mathematics, Univ. Porto
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Anderson Feitoza Leitão Maia - Sharp regularity for the inhomogeneous porous medium equation
    14:30 - Sala dos Capelos, Univ. Coimbra
    March 21, 2018
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Defended Theses

  • Forward-backward stochastic differential equations and applications
      Rui Manuel Tavares Pinto de Sá Pereira (January 2018)
      Evelina Shamarova
      Margarida Brito
  • Pseudomonads and descent
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes (January 2018)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
  • Descent theory of (T,V)-categories: global-descent and étale-descent
      Pier Giorgio Basile (September 2017)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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