Carlos Marques

Assistant Professor

Short CV

Carlos Marques was born in Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, in january 1984.
2023-present: Assistant Professor, Physics Departament, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Full member of CICECO.
2022-2023: Principal Investigator, CEEC/FCT, at i3N/Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2020-2022: Assistant Investigator, CEEC/FCT, at i3N/Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2018-2020: Researcher from DL57 Transitory Norm (i3N/Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
2016-2018: Post-Doctoral fellowship, at IT-Aveiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal (FCT Grant holder (SFRH/BPD/109458/2015).
2014-2016: Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, at Aston University, Birmingham, UK, EC Grant holder (PIEF-GA-2013-628604), "Polymer Optical Sensing System Innovation Benefits Leadership Education (POSSIBLE)".
2010-2013: Ph.D Student (IT-Aveiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal, “Fiber Optic Components for Optical Communications and Sensors”.
2008-2010: Researcher at IT-Aveiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
2007-2008: Master in Physics Engineering (University of Aveiro, Portugal), "Advanced inscription of Bragg gratings in fiber optics".
2002-2007: Degree in Physics Engineering (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Scientific Interests

Innovative optical devices and structures for sensing;

Integrated optics, and optical biosensors;

Optical interrogation systems;


Photonics for UAVs, aviation and aerospace;

Data acquisition, predictive analytics and optical transmission data.


Lasers and Photonics: 


Optical Technologies: 

Technologies for Space Energy Systems: 

Sensors and Actuators

Physics Engineering Topics

Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

Space optical systems: 

Aerospace Sensors and Devices: 

Electronic Instrumentation for Physics

Experimentation in Physics

Main collaborators

  • Unidade de Processos Avançados de Fabrico – Compósitos, Pólo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros (PIEP), Portugal
  • Hangtianguanxin Ltd, from AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation), China
  • LiangDao GmbH, Germany
  • Redondo Optics, Inc, USA
  • Aston University, UK
  • Meggitt, UK
  • Airbus, UK
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA), Brazil
  • Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences), China
  • EQS Global, Portugal
  • Vilnius Tech, Lithuania
  • Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
  • Liaocheng University, China
  • Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
  • Mons University, Belgium
  • Université Côte d’Azur, France
  • Fotonik Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU), Denmark
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  • Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  • Lumoscribe LTD, Cyprus
  • Fibersight, Portugal
  • VSB-TUO, Chequia
  • K L Deemed to University, India
  • HBK, Portugal
  • PicAdvanced, Portugal
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India
  • etc

Ongoing Supervisions


Industry 4.0-based smart systems in aquaculture: A comprehensive review

Biazi V.; Marques C.
2023, Aquacultural Engineering, 103.

High-Resolution Sensors for Mass Deposition and Low-Frequency Vibration Based on Phase-Shifted Bragg Gratings

MacEdo L.; Pedruzzi E.; Avellar L.; Castellani C.E.S.; Segatto M.E.V.; Frizera A.; Marques C.; Leal-Junior A.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal, 23, 3.

Fiber gratings-based plasmonic sensors

Soares M.S.; Marques C.
2023, Plasmonics-Based Optical Sensors and Detectors.

Plasmonic sensor based on offset-splicing and waist-expanded taper using multicore fiber for detection of Aflatoxins B1 in critical sectors

Liu X.; Singh R.; Li M.; Li G.; Min R.; Marques C.; Zhang B.; Kumar S.
2023, Optics Express, 31, 3.

SPR and FBG sensors system combination for salinity monitoring: A feasibility test

Leal-Junior A.; Lopes G.; Lazaro R.; Duque W.; Frizera A.; Marques C.
2023, Optical Fiber Technology, 78.

Cost-Effective Fiber Optic Solutions for Biosensing

Leitão C.; Pereira S.O.; Marques C.; Cennamo N.; Zeni L.; Shaimerdenova M.; Ayupova T.; Tosi D.
2022, Biosensors, 12, 8.

Fiber Bragg Grating Array for Shape Reconstruction in Structural Elements

Souza E.A.; Macedo L.C.; Frizera A.; Marques C.; Leal-Junior A.
2022, Sensors, 22, 17.

Multifunctional flexible optical waveguide sensor: on the bioinspiration for ultrasensitive sensors development

Leal-Junior A.; Avellar L.; Biazi V.; Simone Soares M.; Frizera A.; Marques C.
2022, Opto-Electronic Advances, 5, 10.

Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Reinforcing Bar Slippage Detection and Bond-Slip Gradient Characterization

Pereira L.; Mesquita E.; Alberto N.; Melo J.; Marques C.; Antunes P.; André P.S.; Varum H.
2022, Sensors, 22, 22.

Influence of UV Radiation on Mechanical Properties of Polymer Optical Fibers

Leal-Junior A.; Pires-Junior R.; Frizera A.; Marques C.A.F.
2022, Polymers, 14, 21.

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