Scientific Direction – Physics (IST)

Filipe Mendes

Filipe Mendes holds a PhD in Technological Physics Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) – University of Lisbon, and is an Assistant Professor in IST’s Physics Department. His scientific area is Interdisciplinary Physics – applied thermodynamics and solar energy. Filipe’s appreciation for scientific dissemination and the teaching of physics have provided him with contact with students and teachers of all levels of education, both in Portugal and in Portuguese-speaking countries. These activities include training activities and experimental workshops, design and execution of exhibitions, educational videos and educational publications.