• José Ferreira Alves

  • Research Area

    Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: IMPA
    Year: 1997

  • Main research publications

    • From rates of mixing to recurrence times via large deviations (with J.M. Freitas, S. Luzzatto, and S. Vaienti) , Advances in Mathematics 228 (2011)
    • Markov structures and decay of correlations for non-uniformly expanding dynamical systems (with S. Luzzatto and V. Pinheiro) , Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré. Analyse Non Linéaire 22 (2005)
    • Random perturbations of nonuniformly expanding maps (with V. Araújo) , Astérisque 286 (2003)
    • SRB measures for nonhyperbolic systems with multidimensional expansion , Annales Scientifiques de l'École Normale Supérieure 33 (2000)
    • SRB measures for partially hyperbolic systems whose central direction is mostly expanding (with C. Bonatti and M. Viana) , Inventiones Mathematicae 140 (2000)
  • PhD Students

    • Davide Azevedo Statistical properties for systems with weak invariant manifolds 2013
    • Xin Li Gibbs-Markov-Young structures with (stretched) exponential recurrence times for partially hyperbolic attractors 2013
    • Mohammad Neyestani Soufi Statistical stability for Rovella maps and Lorenz-like flows 2012
    • Helder Soares Vilarinho Strong Stochastic Stability for Non-Uniformly Expanding Maps 2010
    • Carla Lopes Dias Geometry of Hyperbolic Measures and the Liftability Problem 2009
    • Jorge Milhazes Freitas Statistical stability for chaotic dynamical systems co-supervision with Maria de Fátima Carvalho, 2006
  • Adittional information

    Member of the Executive Editorial Board of Portugaliae Mathematica (published by the European Mathematical Society).

    Member of the Steering Committee of the Gulbenkian Program Novos Talentos em Matemática 

Research and Events


  • Representations of fundamental groups of surfaces
    Peter Gothen (CMUP)
    15:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    November 23, 2018
  • On the existence of solutions for inextensible string equations
    Ayk Telciyan (student)
    12:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    November 23, 2018
  • Boolean representable simplicial complexes
    Maria Inês Couto (student)
    12:00, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    November 23, 2018
  • Campanato spaces and applications in partial differential equations
    David Jesus (student)
    11:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    November 23, 2018
  • A mathematical model for a plant circadian oscillator
    Adérito Araújo (CMUC)
    14:00, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    November 28, 2018
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