• Isabel Maria Narra de Figueiredo

  • Research Area

    Mathematical Analysis

  • Institution

    University of Coimbra

  • PhD

    Institution: University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France)
    Year: 1989

  • Main research publications

    • Physiologic parameter estimation using inverse problems (with Carlos Leal) ", SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 73 (2013)
    • A convection-diffusion-shape model for aberrant colonic crypt morphogenesis (with Carlos Leal, Giuseppe Romanazzi, Bjorn Engquist, Pedro N. Figueiredo) ", Computing and Visualization in Science 14 (2012)
    • Automatic polyp detection in PillCam COLON 2 capsule images and videos - preliminary feasibility report (with Pedro N. Figueiredo, Surya Prasath and Richard Tsai) ", Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy Article ID 182435 (2011)
    • Image-driven parameter estimation in absorption-diffusion models of chromoscopy (with Pedro Figueiredo, Nuno Almeida) ", SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences 4 (2011)
    • Variational image segmentation for endoscopic human colonic aberrant crypt foci (with P. N. Figueiredo, G. Stadler, O. Ghattas and A. Araújo) ", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 29 (2010)
  • PhD Students

    • Contributions to Variational Image Segmentation 2013
    • Numerical analysis and simulations in bone remodeling models co-supervision with José Ramón Fernández García (Universiy of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), 2011
    • Sensitivity analysis in adaptive elasticity 2007
  • Adittional information

    Applications to Mechanics, Biomathematics, Medical Imaging.

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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