Curriculum Vitae

Unit of Radiological Protection and Safety


Name: Joana Rita
Surnames: Oliveira Bento
Place/Date of birth: Alcobaça, 7 June 1985
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone:+351 21-994 6334
Telefax:+351 21-994 1995
E-mail: joana.bento (add


  • 2008 – Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon/Portugal.

Employment Record and Duties

Fellowships and Training

  • 2010 – Post-graduation in Radiological Protection and Safety, ITN, Portugal.
  • April/May 2010 – Internship "Implementation of voxel phantoms in Monte Carlo simulations for dosimetry applications”, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (Laboratoire d’évaluation de la dose interne), France .
  • 2009 – Training Course on "Internal Dosimetry and Application of the IDEA-System Software", Karlsruhe, Germany.

Participation in Projects

  • J. Bento, S. Barros, P. Teles, M. Neves, I. Gonçalves, P. Vaz. "Monte Carlo simulation of the movement and detection efficiency of a Whole Body Counting System using a BOMAB Phantom". Radiation Protection Dosimetry DOI: 10.1093/rpd7NCR201.
  • J. Bento, P. Teles, L. Silva, P. Nogueira, M. Neves, P. Vaz. "Performance parameters of a whole body counter". Radiation Measurements 45 (2010) 190-195.
  • R. Luís, J. Bento, G. Carvalhal, P. Nogueira, L. Silva, P. Teles, P. Vaz. "Parameter optimization of a planar BEGe detector using Monte Carlo simulations". Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 623 (2010)1014–1019 Radiation Measurements 45 (2010) 190-195.
  • P. Nogueira, L. Silva, P. Teles, J. Bento, P. Vaz. "Monte Carlo simulation of the full energy peak efficiency of a WBC". Applied Radiation and isotopes 68 (1) 184-189 (2010).