Carlos Herdeiro

Full Name: Carlos A. R. Herdeiro

Position: Assistant Professor - Physics Department, Aveiro University

Degrees: 
- Porto University, 1996, "Licenciatura" (B.Sc.) in Physics/Applied Mathematics; 
- Cambridge University, 1997, M.Sc., Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics;
- Cambridge University, 2001, Ph.D. - Gravitational and High Energy Physics;
- Aveiro University, 2012, "Agregação" (Habilitation) in Physics.

Office: 13.3.32.2 - Departamento de Fisica - UA

Phone: 234378102

Email: herdeiro (at) ua.pt

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Previous Positions:
- Stanford University, Physics Department, 2001-2002, Post-doctoral Researcher
- Porto University, Physics Department, 2002-2006, Post-doctoral Researcher
- Porto University, Physics Department, 2006-2008, Assistant Professor
- Porto University, Physics Department, 2008-2010. Assistant Researcher (Ciência 2007)
- Aveiro University, Physics Department, 2010-present, Assistant Professor

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Research 

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Teaching

- Quantum Mechanics I and II (2003/2004-2007/2008) - Coordinator, Porto University
- Quantum Mechanics (2013/14-2015/16) - Coordinator, Aveiro University
- General Relativity (2006/2007 -2009/2010) - Coordinator, Porto University
- Classical Mechanics (2010/2011-2012/2013) - Coordinator, Aveiro University
- Mechanics and Electromagnetic Field (2010/2011-2013/2014) - Coordinator, Aveiro University; Course content: video recorded lectures and notes (in Portuguese).
- Complements of Mechanics and Electromagnetism (2013/14) - Coordinator, Aveiro University
- Physics Elements (2010/11 - 2012/13) - Aveiro University
- Black Holes (2014,2015) - MAP-Fis Ph.D. Programme

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My Quantum Mechanics Book and support material

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Ph.D. Students

Graduated:
1) Maria Carmen Amaral Rebelo (co-advisor; advisor: M. Costa, U. Porto)
Thesis: "Physical Aspects of Stationary Black Hole Binaries", Porto University, 2010
2) Miguel Rodrigues Zilhão Nogueira (advisor; co-advisor: V. Cardoso, IST-Lisbon)
Thesis: "New Frontiers in Numerical Relativity", Porto/Aveiro University, 201
3) Luis Filipe Pinho Oliveira e Costa (advisor; co-advisor: J. S. Lemos, IST-Lisbon)
Thesis: "General Relativity in the framework of exact gravito-electromagnetic analogies", Porto University, 2012
4) Flávio de Sousa Coelho
Thesis: "Radiation from a D-dimensional collision of gravitational shock waves", Aveiro University, 2015
5) Mengjie Wang (advisor; co-advisor: M. Sampaio, U. Aveiro)
Thesis: "Quantum and classical aspects of scalar and vector fields around black holes", Aveiro University, 2016
6) Carolina Loureiro Benone (co-advisor; advisor: Luis Carlos Crispino, U.F.Pará, Brazil)
Thesis: "Scalar fields in black holes spacetimes and analogues", UFP, 2017

Ongoing:
- Jorge Delgado (advisor; co-advisor: Eugen Radu, U. Aveiro)
- Rodrigo Vicente (co-advisor; advisor: Vitor Cardoso, IST-Lisbon)
- João Miguel Oliveira (advisor: co-advisor: Filipe Mena, U. Minho)
- Pedro V. P. Cunha (co-advisor; advisor: Vitor Cardoso, IST-Lisbon)
- Helgi Rúnarsson (advisor; co-advisor: Eugen Radu, U. Aveiro)

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Science Popularisation (some material I have produced available on-line)
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- Watch here my talk at TEDx Aveiro (2012 - in Portuguese)
- Listen here to my contribution to the Antena 1 show "90 segundos de Ciência"
- Listen to my chronicles "Horizonte Aparente" in the Click show of Antena 1 - National Portuguese Radio (from 2012 onwards - in Portuguese)
* On gravitational radiation (19 May 2012; from 06'38'')
* On the Higgs boson (22 September 2012)
* On Schrodinger's cat and the Physics Nobel Prize 2012 (24 Novembro 2012)
* On Graphene and the friday night experiments club (16 February 2013)
* Os resultados do satélite Planck (18 May 2013)
* A importância da Física na economia Europeia (13 July 2013)
* O prémio Nobel da Física 2013 (14 October 2013)
* A World Wide Web (www) e a Física (23 November 2013)
* O calendário e os recomeços (9 January 2014)
* Stephen Hawking e os buracos negros (8 March 2014)
* A experiência BICEP2 (3 Maio 2014)
* O perigo do imediatismo (29 Outubro 2014)
* O filme Interstellar (26 Março 2015)
* O segundo bissexto (25 Junho 2015)
* Os neutrinos e o prémio Nobel da Física 2015 (15 Outubro 2015)
* Os 100 anos da Relatividade Geral (26 Dezembro 2015)
* A observação de ondas gravitacionais (18 Fevereiro 2016)
* Starshot (10 Maio 2016)
* O prémio Nobel da Física 2016 (13 Outubro 2016)
* Vera Rubin (13 Janeiro 2017)
* Os 100 anos da Constante Cosmológica (18 Fevereiro 2017)
* A primeira imagem de um buraco negro (6 Maio 2017)
- Read here my interview in the "Researcher of the Month" initiative of Aveiro University
- Read here a text on Cosmology published in Gazeta de Física (2005 - in Portuguese)
- Read here a text on Nanotechnology (2008 - in Portuguese)
- Read here a text on Colliding Black Holes (co-authored by Vitor Cardoso) published in Gazeta de Física (pag. 8-11; 2008 - in Portuguese)
- Read here a text on the 60 years of the Casimir Force published in Gazeta de Física (2008 - in Portuguese)
- Read here an interview with Professor Francis Everitt on the Gravity Probe B mission, published in Gazeta da Física (2008 - in English)
- Read here a text on Graphene published in Gazeta da Física (2008 - in Portuguese)
- Read here a text on the (likely) finding of the Higgs boson (2012 - in Portuguese)
- Read here an (old) text on String Theory and my drawing of the M-theory planet (1998 - In English)
- Read here a contribution to revista "Mais Educativa" on why become a Physicists and why choose Universidade de Aveiro (2012 - in Portuguese)
- Appearence in the TV show "Sem Censura Pará", TV cultura, Pará state, Brazil, September 2015.