The symposium on “Engineering Physics” will be held in the scope of the 5th Doctoral Congress  Engineering (DCE23) which will be hosted at FEUP, Porto, Portugal on the 15th and 16th of June 2023 (on-site).

The Symposium is open to communications (oral and poster) by MSc and PhD students on any topic of Physics Engineering/Applied and Technical Physics (topics below). Communications addressing published patents are welcome.

The Doctoral Symposium on Engineering Physics stems from the Doctoral Programme in Engineering Physics, a joint programme of FEUP and FCUP.

More information on the Doctoral Programme in Engineering Physics can be found in the following website: 

Topics for submission:

  • Advanced Instrumentation
  • Advanced Materials
  • Space and Plasma Physics and Engineering
  • Applied Biophysics
  • Energy Storage and Harvest Physics
  • Photonics and Optoelectronics
  • Computational physics and quantum computing



Please check the ‘INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS’ menu

Template for submission of abstracts

Submission platform:

Deadline: 31st March 2023 NEW DEADLINE (EXTENSION): 14TH APRIL

Abstracts up to 1 A4 page will be automatically considered for poster.

Extended abstracts (maximum length of 3 A4 pages) will be reviewed and, based on the marks of the reviewers, will be assigned either for oral or poster presentation.


Registration (Payment)

Registration is mandatory for all participants (PhD candidates, master students, professors, researchers, etc)

All PRODEF students (authors of submitted abstracts) and MEF students (authors) who wish to register in DCE23’s Symposium in Physics Engineering will have their registration costs covered (after registration, please wait for the confirmation email).

All others (students/candidates, researchers and professors) – from FEUP or other institutions – that wish to register in the Symposium on Physics Engineering may have their registrations sponsored, upon acceptance by the organizing committee (please contact:

At least one author of each accepted and revised abstract must be registered in the event, with an accepted registration, for the abstracts’ reference to appear in the Book of Abstracts and/or Proceedings.

Please check the ‘Registrations‘ webpage and follow the guidelines.



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All accepted and revised submissions, with at least one author registered in the Congress with an accepted registration, will be mentioned in the event’s program.

All accepted and revised submissions, presented at the Congress, will be mentioned in the Symposium Book of Abstracts and/or Proceedings.

download the Book of Abstracts here



Authors of accepted and revised submissions, presented at the Congress, will be eligible for:

  • Best poster presentation
  • Best oral communication



  • Joana Cacilda Rodrigues Espain Oliveira | FEUP
  • José Luís Campos de Oliveira Santos | FCUP

Symposium Organizing Committee:

  • Joana Silva
  • Cristina Cunha

 Symposium Scientific Committee:

  • Adriano da Silva Carvalho | FEUP
  • Ana Pires | FCUP
  • André Pereira | FCUP
  • António José dos Santos Silva | FEUP
  • Bernardo Almeida | UM
  • Diana Cristina Pinto Leitão | INESC MN
  • Inês Carvalho | FEUP
  • Isabel Catarino | FCT UNL
  • Isabel Lopes | LIP
  • João Amaral | CICECO / UA
  • João Horta Belo | FCUP
  • João Ventura | FCUP
  • Joaquim Agostinho Moreira | FCUP
  • José Luís Campos de Oliveira Santos | FCUP
  • José Manuel N. V. Rebordão | FCUL
  • Manuel Marques | FCUP
  • Mário Pimenta | LIP
  • Orlando Frazão | INESC TEC
  • Paulo Jorge Valente Garcia | FEUP
  • Pedro Jorge | FCUP
  • Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez | UM
  • Susana Cardoso Freitas | INESC MN