Av. Rovisco Pais
1049-001 Lisboa - Portugal

Ana Quaresma


Did her degree in Civil Engineering in 1999 at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP). Worked in a consulting company in hydraulics studies and concluded the MSc in Environmental Engineering in the field of Hydraulics and Water Resources in 2005 at FEUP, with the topic of Energy dissipation downstream of dams established in alluvial beds. Before engaging in the PhD also worked in consulting companies in hydraulics and ecohydraulics studies. Finished the PhD at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in 2017. The research topic was Developing pool-type fishways based on physical and numerical modelling. Currently works in the FIThydro H2020 project.
Domain of activity: Ecohydraulics; fishways; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fluvial hydraulics; River Restoration


  • Instituto Superior Técnico

Research Group

  • Hydraulics