Ana PatrĂ­cia Oliveira

PhD Candidate Industrial Ecology and Sustainability

Architect & Urban Planner , Ana is a scholarship awardee/PhD student at the MI T Portugal – Sustainable Energy Systems Program. Creative and passionate about nature, seeks challenges where science and urban design complement each other, in innovative and environmentally responsible solutions. Currently, she is conducting research on the topic «Urban Heat Island (UHI) in the Mediterranean City». Using Remote Sensing tools, seeks to measure the UHI and interpret spatial/temporal patterns in 5 case-study cities, in order to develop a decision support tool to simulate urban development scenarios and their impact on local climate.