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Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira

Post-doctoral researcher

Mónica Amaral Ferreira is a Ph.D. in Territorial Engineering and Researcher at IST, ICIST. She has 12 years of exposure to the field of seismic risk assessment and disaster mitigation. Since 2004 her role has involved working with partner organisations (at a national and international level), focusing on risk assessment, urban interdependencies, cascade effects, risk awareness, risk mitigation, including disaster prevention education activities in schools. She has been involved in several EU funded projects in these fields. In the last six years she has integrated several post-earthquake field missions in Portugal, China, Japan, Italy, Spain and Haiti, assessing building damage, interviewing survivors of the events and understanding the urban earthquake risk problems, which contributed to the development of the concept of the urban Disruption index (urban interdependencies and cascade effects). Mónica has been involved with the development of the “Treme-Treme” serious game being an opportunity to provide educational skills on earthquake response and mitigation. She was also involved on the production of an educational film “Before it’s too late”.

Institution

  • Instituto Superior Técnico

Department

  • DECivil

Research Group

  • Structures and Geotechnics

Publications

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Ferreira, M.A.; Mota de Sá, F.; Oliveira, C.S. (2016) The Disruption Index (DI) as a tool to measure disaster mitigation strategies. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 1957-1977. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9808-0 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Meroni, F.; Zonno, G.; Azzaro, R.; D'Amico, S.; Tuvè, T.; Oliveira, C.S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Mota de Sá, F.; Brambilla, C.; Rotondi, R.; Varini, E. (2016) The role of the urban system dysfunction in the assessment of seismic risk in the Mt. Etna area (Italy). Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 1979-2008. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9780-8 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Oliveira, C.S.; Lopes, M.; Mota de Sá, F.; Ferreira, M.A.; Candeias, P.; Campos Costa, A.; Rupakhety, R.; Meroni, F.; Azzaro, R.; D’Amico, S.; Langer, H.; Musacchio, G.; Silva, D.S.; Falsaperla, S.; Scarfi, L.; Tusa, G.; Tuvé, T. (2016) The KnowRISK project: Tools and strategies to reduce non-structural damage. Vienna:
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Musacchio, G.; Ferreira, M.A.; Falsaperla, S.; Piangiamore, G.; Pino, N.A.; Solarino, S.; Crescimbene, M.; Eva, E.; Reitano, D.; Þorvaldsdotti, S.; Silva, D.S.; Rupakhety, R.; Oliveira, C.S. (2016) The KnowRISK project: Tools and strategies for risk communication and learning. Vienna:
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Mota de Sá, F.; Oliveira, C.S.; Ferreira, M.A. (2013) SIRIUS, Seismic Risk Indicator in Urban Space. Earthquake Spectra, 29, n.º 2. pp 573-595. doi: 10.1193/1.4000149 Earthquake Spectra
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2013
Oliveira, C.S.; Mota de Sá, F.; Lopes, M.S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Pais, I. (2015) Early warning systems: feasibility and end-users' point of view. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172, n.º 9. pp 2353-2370. doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-0999-0 Pure and Applied Geophysics
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2015
Mota de Sá, F.; Ferreira, M.A.; Oliveira, C.S. (2016) QuakeIST® earthquake scenario simulator using interdependencies. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 2047-2067. doi: 10.1007/s10518-016-9884-9 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Musacchio, G.; Falsaperla, S.; Bernhardsdóttir, Á.E.; Ferreira, M.A.; Sousa, M.L.; Carvalho, A.; Zonno, G. (2016) Education: Can a bottom-up strategy help for earthquake disaster prevention?. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 2069-2086. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9779-1 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
André Romano Alho
2016
Oliveira, C.S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Mota Sá, F. (2014) "Earthquake Risk Reduction: from scenario simulators including systemic interdependency to impact indicators", in Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Volume 1, Chapter 9. Springer.
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2014
Bernhardsdóttir, Á.E.; Musacchio, G.; Ferreira, M.A.; Falsaperla, S. (2016) Informal education for disaster risk reduction. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 2105-2116. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9771-9 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
2016
Ferreira, M.A.; Oliveira, C.S. (2016) The urbanization of disasters. Lisbon:
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Oliveira, C.S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Lopes, M.; Silva, D.S.; Musacchio, G; Rupakhety, R.; Flasaperla, S.; Meroni, F.; Langer, H. (2016) The KnowRISK project – Know your city, Reduce seISmic risK through non-structural elements. Vienna:
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016
Ferreira, M.A.; Mota de Sá, F.; Oliveira, C.S. (2014) Disruption index, DI: an approach for assessing seismic risk in urban systems (theoretical aspects). Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 12, n.º 4. pp 1431-1458. doi: 10.1007/s10518-013-9578-5 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Francisco Vítor Mota de Sá
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2014
Musacchio, G.; Falsaperla, S.; Sansivero, F.; Ferreira, M.A.; Oliveira, C.S.; Nave, R.; Zonno, G. (2016) Dissemination strategies to instil a culture of safety on earthquake hazard and risk. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 7. pp 2087-2103. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9782-6 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Mónica Maria Lopes de Sequeira Amaral Ferreira
Carlos Alberto Ferreira de Sousa Oliveira
2016