With eight faculties and a wealth of research centres and specialised institutes, the University of Lisbon is one of the largest and most renowned portuguese universities, whose origins go back to the second half of the XIII century.

The University of Lisbon offers a great variety of programmes, which cover all scientific areas of its faculties: Arts, Sciences, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology and Education, Dental Medicine and Fine Arts.

The University of Lisbon has more than 20000 students and a teaching staff of approximately 1600.

The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) is organised in 9 Departments which conduct teaching and research in different fields: Chemistry and Biochemistry; Education; Geology; Informatics; Mathematics; Physics; Plant Biology; Statistics and Operations Research; Zoology and Anthropology.

With more than two hundred on-going projects, research activities at the Faculty of Sciences are carried out in 26 Laboratories and Research Centres or Institutes embracing a variety of domains in Science and Technology. Many of these R&D activities are developed together with international teams and are funded both at national and european levels.

The Department for Statistics and Operations Research (DEIO), with a staff of 60, offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and carries out research activities in several topics. Main topics developed in the OPERATIONS RESEARCH area are: Combinatorial Optimization (models and applications - Location, Production and Distribution, Scheduling, Telecommunications), Mixed Integer Programming, Non-Linear Programming, Meta heuristics, Neural Networks, Stochastic Optimization, Systems for Diagnostic and Demand Forescating, Decision Support.

Contact Details

  DEPARTAMENTO DE ESTATÍSTICA E INVESTIGAÇÃO OPERACIONAL FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS
UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA
Bloco C2, Piso 2
Campo Grande 1749-016 Lisboa,
Portugal
 
  Tel:351-217500021
  Fax:351-217500081
  Web:www.deio.fc.ul.pt/