Curriculum Vitae

Laboratory of Accelerators and Radiation Technologies (LATR)


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Names: Paula Alexandra
Surnames: Pinto Rodrigues
Born: 12-02-1979, Lisbon.
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone: +351 21 994 6051/6110
Fax: +351 21 994 6285
E-mail: alexandra.rodrigues (add @ctn.tecnico.ulisboa.pt)


Education

  • 2003 – Diploma (5 years) in Conservation and Restoration, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica.

Professional Employment Career

  • 03/2006-02/2009 – Investigation fellowship, Unit of Physics and Accelerators, Ion Beam Laboratory, ITN (ITN became part of the Technical University in March 2012, adopting the short name IST/ITN).
  • 06/2005-03/2006 – Professional internship of the Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN), Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 09/2004-06/2005 – Conservator-restorer (freelancer):
    -> Conceição Ribeiro – Conservação e Restauro de Escultura, Lda., Setúbal.
    -> Detalhe – Conservação e Restauro de Mobiliário, Lisboa;
    -> Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal, Núcleo da Quinta da Trindade, Seixal;
    -> Era – Arqueologia, Conservação e Gestão de Património, S.A., Oeiras;
    -> Lab. de Pintura e Escultura, Dep. de Conservação e Restauro, Fac. de Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova de Lisboa.

Fellowships and Training

  • 06/2005-08/2005 – Professional internship of the Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, Sacavém; Supervisors: Doctor Rui Coelho da Silva and Doctor Luís Cerqueira Alves.
  • 04/2004 – Advanced On-Site Laboratory for European Antique Heritage Restoration, CULTURE 2000 Program Project CLT 2003/A1/RO-515, Romania.
  • 05/2003 – Workshop on Archaeological Material Replicas, Associação de Arqueologia e Protecção do Património da Amadora, Amadora; Supervisors: Designer Jorge Lucas and Archaeologist Nuno Neto.
  • 1998-2003 – Licenciatura em Conservação e Restauro, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica.
  • 2002-2003 – Curricular internship of the graduation in Conservation and Restoration, Associação de Arqueologia e Protecção do Património da Amadora, Amadora; Supervisors: Conservator-restorer Nuno Moreira and Engineer Luís Elias Casanovas.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Development of external ion beam analysis techniques and archaeometry applications.

Participation in Projects

  • "Implementation of External Analytical Microbeam at a Nuclear Microprobe", POCI/CTM/60685/2004 (06/2005-12/2008). Coordinator: Rui Coelho da Silva (ITN).

Scientific Works

Oral presentations

  • "The New External Microbeam Facility", P. A. Rodrigues. L. C. Alves, M. Vilarigues, R. C. da Silva, NTAIB 2008 – Workshop on New Trends and Applications of Ion Beams, ITN, Sacavém, 1-3 April, 2008.
  • "External Micro PIXE/RBS Analysis at ITN", P. A. Rodrigues. L. C. Alves, M. Vilarigues, R. C. da Silva, Technart 2007 – Microanalytical Techniques in Art and Cultural Heritage Research, Sociedade Portuguesa de Física, Lisboa, 25-28 April, 2007.

Poster presentations

  • "Feixes de protões na análise de objectos de arte ou arqueológicos: microssonda de feixe externo", P.A. Rodrigues, L.C. Alves, M. Vilarigues, G. Encarnação, R.C. da Silva
    Física 2008 – 16.ª Conferência Nacional de Física, Caparica, Portugal, 3-6 de Setembro, 2008.
  • "Probing Roman Glasses with an External Beam", P.A. Rodrigues, L.C. Alves, G. Encarnação, R.C. da Silva, ICNMTA 2008 – 11th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications, Debrecen, Hungary, 20-25 July, 2008.
  • "External beam analysis of Roman glasses", P.A. Rodrigues, L.C. Alves, G. Encarnação, R.C. da Silva, PIXE 2007 – 11th International Conference on Particle Induced X-Ray Emission and its Analytical Applications, Puebla, Mexico, May 25-29, 2007.
  • "EDXRF, Micro-PIXE and RBS Study of a "Pre-Columbian" Gold Artefact", P. Valério, L.C. Alves, P.A. Rodrigues, A.M.M. Soares, M.F. Araújo, Technart 2007 – Microanalytical Techniques in Art and Cultural Heritage Research, Sociedade Portuguesa de Física, Lisboa, 25-28 April, 2007.
  • "External Microbeam end-station at ITN Nuclear Microprobe", L.C. Alves, P.A. Rodrigues, M. Vilarigues, R.C. da Silva, ICNMTA 2006 – 10th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications, Singapore, 9-14 July, 2006.