Plasma Processing and Technology International Conference 2023

Speaker's Details

Prof. Luís L. Alves

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal

Luís L. Alves has a PhD in Physics from the Lisbon Technical University (Portugal, 1993), was a postdoctoral fellow at Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas (France, 1997) and obtained the title of "Agregado" in Engineering Physics by the Lisbon Technical University (Portugal, 2006). He is Full Professor in the Department of Physics of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), the coordinator of the Scientific Domain of Plasma Physics, Lasers and Nuclear Fusion of the same department and a former Head of this department. He is the Head of group N-Plasmas Reactive: Modelling and Engineering (N-PRiME) with Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, where is also serves as member of the Governing Board, and member of the Governing Board of the Advanced Programme in Plasma Science and Engineering (APPLAuSE 2020). Currently, he is member of the Scientific Council of IST. Luís L. Alves works in the modelling and simulation of low-temperature plasmas. His research focuses on the study of microwave and radio-frequency discharges, and the development of kinetic models of interest for material science, biological and environmental applications. He has co-authored over 250 technical publications, including over 90 journal papers, he was guest editor of 7 special issues in international journals, gave over 35 invited lectures at national and international conferences, and has 7 patents registered (3 granted). He supervises(d) 10 PhD theses and 12 MSc/BSc theses/projects. He is the PI behind the development of the LisbOn KInetics (LoKI) simulation tool ( ) Currently, he is an Associate Editor of Plasma Sources Science and Technology.