Laboratorio Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC), Portugal CT
Dr.-Ing. João Lobo-Ferreira, Doktor-Ingenieur by the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, is Principal Research Officer with Habilitation Degree and Head of the Groundwater Division of Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisbon, Portugal. Coordinator of more than twenty-five National, European, and International research projects funded by National funds and the EU, author of more then 300 publications, former President of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Water Resources Association, he was awarded the "First Prize of Research Works on the Environment" by the Portuguese Secretary of State of the Environment and Natural Resources. Areas of activity: Mathematical modeling of flow and transport of pollutants in groundwater; Mathematical modeling of water balances including groundwater recharge assessment; Assessment of groundwater vulnerability to pollution; Geographical zoning for groundwater resources protection.
Dr. Teresa Eira Leitão, is a Research Officer, Geologist from the Scientific and Technical University of Coimbra, 1988, Ph.D. in Hydrogeology, from the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, 1997. Participation in 15 research project, 6 of them being EU and international projects. Coordination and/or co-coordination of 7 of them. The projects were developed under the field of expertise, involving laboratory tracer experiments of flow and solute transport, field data collection, and numerical modelling. Her areas of interest are hydrogeochemisty, groundwater quality, groundwater pollution, protection and rehabilitation of aquifers and transport of pollutants in groundwater.
Manuel José Pegado Mendes de Oliveira, is Master in Economical and Applied Geology from the University of Lisbon, 1993; Title of the dissertation: "Groundwater flow modeling and interpretation of groundwater pumping tests in fractured media"; PhD student on evaluation of aquifer recharge; Research Assistant of the Groundwater Division of Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisbon, Portugal; Areas of activity: Evaluation of aquifer recharge; Groundwater flow modeling; Hydrogeology of fractured media; Vulnerability assessment.