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Name: Pedro Morais

Office: G1.02

School Phone: +351 253 604 891

Email: pedromorais@med.uminho.pt




Keywords: Image processing Strain estimation Cardiac imaging Biomedical Engineering



Pedro Morais is a PhD student at University of Porto. His PhD is a collaborative project between ICVS/3B's, LAETA, KULeuven and BESURG. In 2013, he received a MSc in Biomedical Engineering from University of Minho. His master thesis was related with cardiac motion and deformation estimation, in a collaborative project between University of Minho and KULeuven.


2014/2015: "Towards Smarter Cardiac Interventional Navigation using MRI-derived Personalized Models for RT 3D Ultrasound Interpretation" (EXPL/BBB-BMD/2473/2013) - Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) - Health Sciences School, University of Minho.
2010 - "Desenvolvimento de um bioreactor baseado no efeito piezoeléctrico de polímeros electroactivos" - CFUM University of Minho.

Honors and Prizes

2014: PhD scholarship from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT)

Selected Papers

- P. Morais, B. Heyde, D. Barbosa, S. Queirós, P. Claus, and J. D’hooge, “Cardiac motion and deformation estimation from tagged MRI sequences using a temporal coherent image registration framework”, in Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH2013), 2013, pp. 316-324.

S. Queirós, D. Barbosa, B. Heyde, P. Morais, D. Fibroulet, P. Claus, O. Bernard and J. D’hooge, “Fast fully automatic segmentation of the myocardium in 2D cine MR images“, in Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH2013), 2013, pp. 71-79.

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