• Sílvio M. A. Gama

  • Research Area

    CFD, Turbulence, Econophysics

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France)
    Year: 1993

  • Main research publications

    • A wavelet-based method to measure stock market development (with A. Sharkasi, H. Ruskin, M. Crane, and J.A.O. Matos) ", Open Journal of Statistics 4 (2014)
    • Dependence of magnetic field generation by thermal convection on the rotation rate: a case study (with R. Chertovskih, O. Podvigiba, and V. Zheligovsky) ", Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 239 (2010)
    • The Cauchy problem for a short wave equation (with G. Smirnov) ", Electron. J. Diff. Eqns. 2009 (2009)
    • Anisotropy in large-scale simulations determined from SO(3) symmetry group (with T. Hofbauer, J.L. Palma, and L. Biferale) ", Journal of Turbulence 6 (2005)
    • Eddy viscosity in three dimensional flow (with A. Wirth, and U. Frisch) ", Journal of Fluid Mechanics 288 (1995)
  • PhD Students

    • co-supervision with Sílvio Gama (Orientador: Fernando Lobo Pereira -- FEUP), ongoing
    • Thermal Convection and Magnetic Field Generation by Conducting Fluid Flows in Rotating Layer co-supervision with Vladislav Zheligovsky, 2010
    • Semi-analytic Approach to Eddy Diffusivity in Convective Magnetic Systems 2007
    • Entropy Measures Applied to Financial Time Series – an Econophysics Approach co-supervision with Heather Ruskin, 2006
  • Adittional information

    Introdução Computacional à Probabilidade e Estatística (with A.C. Pedrosa) -- Porto Editora, 2004, 589 pp. ISBN: 972-0-06056-5

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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