Pedro G. C. Almeida was born in Funchal in 1979. He is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Physics, University of Madeira, and a researcher of Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon.
June 1997 – finished high-school in Liceu de Jaime Moniz, Funchal;
June 2001 – obtained the BSc degree in Physics from the University of Madeira;
March 2006 – successfully concluded Provas de Aptidão Pedagógica e Capacidade Científica (similar to MSc) in Physics at the University of Madeira. His thesis focuses on kinetic theory of ionized gases and the calculation of ion mobilities;
July 2011 – obtained the PhD in Physics from the University of Madeira. His thesis focuses on investigation of different modes of current transfer to cathodes of glow and arc discharges.
Email: pedroja at staff.uma.pt
Tel.: +351 291 705251