Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)


Name: José
Surnames: Gonçalves Marques
Born: 1965, Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone: (+351) 21 994 6115
Fax: (+351) 21 994 1039
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  • 1996 – Doctor in Physics (Nuclear Physics), Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1991 – Master in Physics (Applied Nuclear Physics), Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1989 – License in Technological Physics, Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.

Professional Employment Career

  • Since 2006 – Principal Researcher, Head of the Operation and Exploitation of RPI, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN), Sacavém.
  • 1998 – Auxiliary Researcher, ITN, Portugal.

Fellowships and Training

  • 1999, International Training Course on Implementation of State Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Materials, LANL (U.S.).
  • 1997, Interregional Training Course on Control and Instrumentation of Nuclear Power Plants, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Germany).

Membership of Professional Societies

  • 2000 – Member of the Portuguese Health Physics Society.
  • 1985 – Member of the Portuguese Physical Society.

Scientific Specialization

  • Nuclear Physics.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Nuclear Physics and Engineering.

Teaching Activities

  • 2006-2009 – “Nuclear Techniques”, Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2009 – “Nuclear Energy”, Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1997-2003 – “Nuclear Reactors and Safety”, Univ. Lisbon, Portugal.

Coordination of Projects

  • Principal researcher of 7 projects funded by FCT.
  • Principal researcher of 2 projects funded by the IAEA.
  • ITN team leader of 2 projects funded by the European Commission.


  • Recognition of Outstanding Service, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, September 2007.

Scientific Works

  • PhD Thesis "Hyperfine Interactions in Single Crystals of Cobalt and Lithium Niobate using Cd-111, Ta-181, Hg-197 and Hg-199: Experimental Development and Precise Determination of Interaction Constants" (in Portuguese), Univ. Lisbon, Portugal, 1996.
  • Author or co-author of 105 original publications in Refereed Journals, of which 2 Reviews.

5 Selected Publications

  • M. Felizardo, T.A. Girard, T. Morlat, A.C. Fernandes, A.R. Ramos, J.G. Marques, A. Kling, J. Puibasset, M. Auguste, D. Boyer, A. Cavaillou, J. Poupeney, C. Sudre, H.S. Miley, R.F. Payne, F.P. Carvalho, M.I. Prudêncio, A. Gouveia and R. Marques, Final Analysis and Results of the Phase II SIMPLE Dark Matter Search, Physical Review Letters 108 (2012)  201302.
    Journal impact factor: 7.435, Citations: 45.
  • M.I. Prudêncio, M.A.S. Pereira, J.G. Marques, M.I. Dias, L. Esteves, C.I. Burbidge, M.J. Trindade and M.B. Albuquerque, Neutron Tomography for the Assessment of Consolidant Impregnation Efficiency in Portuguese Glazed Tiles (XVII century), Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (2012). 964-969.
    Journal impact factor: 2.245, Citations: 1.
  • M. Felizardo, T. Morlat, A.C. Fernandes, T.A. Girard, J.G. Marques, A.R. Ramos, M. Auguste, D. Boyer, A. Cavaillou, C. Sudre, J. Poupeney, R.F. Payne, H.S. Miley and J. Puibasset, First Results of the Phase II SIMPLE Dark Matter Search, Physical Review Letters 105 (2010) 211301.
    Journal impact factor: 7.435, Citations: 29.
  • J.G. Marques, Evolution of Nuclear Fission Reactors: Third Generation and Beyond, Energy Conversion and Management 51 (2010) 1774-1780.
    Journal impact factor: 3.075, Citations: 4

Other Publications

  • Photon Dosimetry using Red 4034 Harwell Dosemeters in Mixed Neutron-Photon Fields, J.P. Santos and J.G. Marques, Rad. Meas. 43 (2008) 1166-1169.
  • Optimization of Filtered Neutron Beams for the Calibration of Superheated Droplet Detectors at the RPI, F. Nascimento et al., Nucl. Instr. and Meth. Phys. Res. A 580 (2007) 282-285.
  • SIMPLE Dark Matter Search Results, T.A. Girard et al., Phys. Lett. B 621 (2005) 233-238.
  • Radiation Tolerant D/A Converters for the LHC Cryogenic System, F.J. Franco et al., Review, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. Phys. Res. A 553 (2005) 604-612.
  • Position-Sensitive Si Pad Detectors for Electron Emission Channeling Experiments, U. Wahl et al., Nucl. Instr. and Meth. Phys. Res. A 524 (2004) 245-256.