The public discussion of the PhD. thesis in Industrial and Systems Engineering of the HErg researcher Francisco Silva was held today, the 22h March 2016.
The presentation of the doctoral thesis entitled “A qualitative approach to risk assessment and control in engineered nanoparticles occupational exposure” was followed by a discussion with the examiners. After the discussion, the examination board decided to consider the candidate as being unanimously approved with the maximum classification of “Very Good”.
The picture above includes the candidates as well as the examination board (from left to right): Prof. Susana Viegas, ESTeSL-IPL (external examiner), Prof. Maria Dolores Martinez-Aires, University of Granada – Spain (external examiner), Prof. Maria Teresa Freire, University of Coimbra (external examiner), Prof. Paul Swuste, TU Delft – The Netherlands (Supervisor), Francisco Silva, Prof. Pedro Arezes, University of Minho (Supervisor), Prof. João Alvaro Carvalho (President of the jury), and Prof. Nelson Costa, University of Minho (internal examiner).
The HErg congratulates the new PhD. Francisco Silva and his family, as well as his supervisors, for this success and wish all the best for his career.