• 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

    • Statistical properties for systems with weak invariant manifolds 2013
    • Gibbs-Markov-Young structures with (stretched) exponential recurrence times for partially hyperbolic attractors 2013
    • Statistical stability for Rovella maps and Lorenz-like flows 2012
    • Strong Stochastic Stability for Non-Uniformly Expanding Maps 2010
    • Geometry of Hyperbolic Measures and the Liftability Problem 2009
    • 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


  • 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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