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


Bragg Gratings in ZEONEX Microstructured Polymer Optical Fiber With 266-nm Nd:YAG Laser

Pereira L.; Marques C.; Min R.; Woyessa G.; Bang O.; Varum H.; Antunes P.F.D.C.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal, 23, 9.

Plastic Optical Fiber Integrated With Smartphone for Gait Monitoring

Chen J.; Teng C.; Kuang R.; Wang Z.; Yao Y.; Ortega B.; Marques C.; Li X.; Min R.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal, 23, 16.

SFFO Cortisol Biosensor: Highly sensitive S-flex fiber optic plasmonic biosensor for label-free cortisol detection

Liu X.; Soares S.; Silva L.; Fernandes A.J.; Singh R.; Zhang B.; Kumar S.; Marques C.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal.

Concrete curing monitoring using polymer optical fibre Bragg grating sensors

Pospori A.; Ioannou A.; Melo J.; Antunes P.; Varum H.; Marques C.A.F.; Kalli K.
2023, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 12643.

Alanine aminotransferase detection using TIT assisted four tapered fiber structure-based LSPR sensor: From healthcare to marine life

Singh R.; Wang Z.; Marques C.; Min R.; Zhang B.; Kumar S.
2023, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 236.

Simultaneous measurement of refractive index and temperature based on a side-polish and V-groove plastic optical fiber SPR sensor

Chuanxin T.; Shao P.; Min R.; Deng H.; Chen M.; Deng S.; Hu X.; Marques C.; Yuan L.
2023, Optics Letters, 48, 2.

WaveFlex Biosensor-Using Novel Tri-Tapered-in-Tapered Four-Core Fiber With Multimode Fiber Coupling for Detection of Aflatoxin B1

Liu X.; Singh R.; Li G.; Marques C.; Zhang B.; Kumar S.
2023, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 41, 24.

Fiber Grating Sensing for Aerospace Applications

Zhang W.; Zhao L.; Wang J.Y.; Wang J.Q.; Ni J.S.; Marques C.
2023, 2023 21st International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, ICOCN 2023.

The Application of Pound-Drever-Hall Technology in High-Resolution Sensing - A Review

Zhan X.; Wang Z.; Kumar S.; Marques C.; Li X.; Min R.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal, 23, 7.

Optical Fiber Sensors Systems in Oil Tanks: Toward Structural Health Monitoring and Liquid-Level Estimation

Lazaro R.C.; Souza E.; Frizera A.; Marques C.; Leal-Junior A.
2023, IEEE Sensors Journal, 23, 10.

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