• FCT NOVA, Dep. Civil Engineering - Edif. IX - Office 3.01

    2929-516 Caparica


  • 490 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
1990 …2020
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Personal profile

Research interests

Construction materials

Wastes, residues and byproducts for the production of building materials

Artificial pozzolans

Mortars, renders and plasters

Protection and repair of old constructions and architectural heritage

Rehabilitation of buildings

Pathology of construction

Education/Academic qualification

Civil Eng. - Rehabilitation of Buillding Heritage, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Sep 1999Nov 2004

Earth Architecture, CRATerre - École National Superior d´Architecture de Grenoble (ENSAG)

Sep 1994Oct 1994

Civil Eng. - Construction, Master, Instituto Superior Técnico

Sep 1989Nov 1993

Civil Eng., Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB)


Civil Eng., École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

Mar 1989Jul 1989

Civil Eng., Bachelor, Instituto Superior Técnico

Sep 1983Dec 1988

External positions

Member of research centre, Instituto Superior Técnico

2014 → …

Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal

Dec 2008Feb 2011

Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal

Nov 1996Feb 1997

Instituto Superior Técnico

Feb 1992Feb 1997

LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil

2 Jan 1987Nov 1996

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Timber Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output at NOVA 1990 2020

Mineral industry
Public health
Construction industry
Medical problems

A semi-destructive assessment method to estimate the residual strength of maritime pine structural elements degraded by anobiids

Parracha, J. L., Pereira, M. F. C., Maurício, A., Machado, J. S., Faria, P. & Nunes, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions. 52, 3, 54.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shear strength
Mechanical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

Brita Lavada – An eco-efficient decorative mortar from Madeira Island

Alves, R., Faria, P. & Brás, A., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 24, 10 p., 100756.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Can an earth plaster be efficient when applied on different masonries?

Santos, T. & Faria, P., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 314-323 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
Masonry materials

Construção com base em terra: contributo para a ecoeficiência na construção

Translated title of the contribution: Earthen construction: contribution to construction eco-efficiencyGomes, M. I., Santos, T., Gonilho-Pereira, C. & Faria, P., Jun 2019, SGA´19 - Conferência Internacional sobre Sustentabilidade na Gestão Ambiental: Inovação e desafios para os Países de Língua Oficial Portuguesa. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access


Membro da rede Ibero-Americana PROTERRA

Paulina Faria (Recipient), Oct 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

Outstanding Papers published in 2017 scientific journal

Paulina Faria (Recipient), Apr 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)