Rui Manuel dos Santos Almeida

Rui M.S. Almeida born in, Portugal, in 1970. He received his B.Sc. degree in physics in 1994 from the University of Aveiro and his M.Sc. degree in 1999 from the University of Madeira.

He was with the Department of Physics, University of Madeira, from 1994 till 2008 as a Teaching Assistant. Acted as a deputy for the ecological party PAN at the regional parliament of Madeira from 2009 to 2011. Currently, he is Research Fellow at the Research Node of IPFN at the University of Madeira.

His current research interests include modelling of low-current discharges in atmospheric pressure air. Likes hiking in nature.