Rui M.S. Almeida was born in Mortágua, Portugal, in 1970. He received his B.Sc. degree in physics in 1994 from the University of Aveiro and his M.Sc. degree in 1999 from the University of Madeira, Portugal.
He was with the the Department of Physics, University of Madeira, from 1994 till 2008 as a Teaching Assistant. Currently, he is Research Fellow at the Research Node of IPFN at the University of Madeira.
His current research interests include modelling of low-current discharges in high pressure air.
Email: rui.mepc at gmail.com
Tel.: +351 291 705251