Fatima Domingues
Dr. maria de fatima domingues Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering

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Dr. Maria de Fatima Domingues received her PhD in Physics Engineering in December 2014, at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. In 2015, she started a Research Fellow position at the Instituto de Telecomunicações – Aveiro; and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)-Madrid, Spain. 

Dr. Domingues authored and co-authored more than +110 publications and has an active participation in Portuguese National and European R&D projects. She is an active member of several IEEE Societies (IEEE EMBS, ComSoc), and since January 2022, she is the Secretary for the IEEE EMBS Portuguese Chapter.

Her current research interests embrace new photonic based sensing solutions and its biomedical and e-Health applications. 

  • PhD in Physics Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • MSc in Applied Physics, University of Aveiro, Portugal

  • Functional Biomechanics (BMED322)
  • Mechanics of Composite Materials (BMED321)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Healthcare Engineering Innovation Center

Research Interests
  • Photonic sensors,
  • Optical fiber based sensors,
  • Fiber Bragg gratings,
  • Biomedical Photonics,
  • Physical rehabilitation,
  • Wearables,
  • eHealth
  • Internet of Biomedical Things