Miguel Castro Oliveira



Miguel Castro Oliveira (b. 11 July 1995) is a Researcher and Chemical Engineer at ISQ – Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade. Currently, he is finishing his PhD on Sustainable Energy Systems in Instituto Superior Técnico, from which he had also obtained his Master degree in Chemical Engineering in 2018. He is also a member of the Energy Group of CERENA - Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente.

Castro Oliveira has working experience in reserach & development projects in the areas of energy efficiency, waste heat recovery, process integration, water-energy nexus and simulation and optimisation model development. He had created a computational tool designated ThermWatt (intellectual property of ISQ), developed in the Modelica and Python languages, which has been in development since 2019. This tool has been used since for the further development of a specialized and innovative Engineering service.

Castro Oliveira is also the author of several scientific publications and had participated in several scientific conferences. He had also supervised several MSc students. His personal and professional course may be exploited in his personal website: https://sustainable-future.webnode.pt.