Filipe C. Mena

Associate Professor (Professor Associado com Agregação),
Department of Mathematics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Member, Center of Mathematical Analysis, Geometry and Dynamical Systems, IST
Member, Center of Mathematics, Universidade do Minho

Address, Phone and Email

Departamento de Matemática,
Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal.
Office: Mathematics Building, 5th floor, room 5.48
Tel: +351 21 8417130 (direct),
Email: filipecmena(at)tecnico(dot)ulisboa(dot)pt

Contents of this page

(Last update: January 2020)

(Photo taken by the ENEF2016 organizers)

Research interests

Mathematical Physics, General Relativity, Differential Geometry and Applications

Recent Talks

(2019) Generalizations of Hawking-Penrose singularity theorems, CMAT Open Day, Braga, 25/Out
(2019) Global existence of solutions to the spherically symmetric Einstein-scalar field system, GR22, Valencia, 7-12/Jul
(2019) Global dynamics of SO(3) Yang-Mills and perfect fluid FLRW cosmologies, XIV Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Bilbao, 15-17/Apr
(2019) Dinâmica de modelos cosmológicos, Jornadas de Matemática, IST, Lisboa, 3-4/Apr
(2019) Initial boundary-value problem for spherically symmetric Einstein equations, Fifth Minho Meeting on Mathematical Physics, Guimarães, 29/Mar
(2018) Applications of spacetime matching: models of black hole formation and gravitational wave emission, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 22/May
(2018) Introduction to the theory of spacetime matching, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 18/May

Future and Recent Event Organization

(2020) Diagonal Seminars (for Maths students at IST), Lisboa, co-organizer,
(2020) XV Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Local Organizing Committee, Coimbra, 6-8/Apr, link
(2019) XII Black Hole Workshop, Scientific and Local Organizing Committees, Guimarães, 19-20/Dec, link
(2019) Portuguese Mathematical Society Summer School 2019, Scientific and Local Organizing Committees, Lisboa, 2-5/July, link
(2019) Fifth Minho Meeting on Mathematical Physics - in honour of Estelita Vaz, Local Organizing Committee, Guimarães, 29/Mar, link
(2018) XI Black Hole Workshop, Scientific Committee, Lisboa, 17-18/Dec, link
(2017) XXVI International Fall Worshop on Geometry and Physics, Local Organizing Committee, Braga, 4-7/Sep, link

Recent Selected Publications

(2019) Kyriakos Destounis, Rodrigo D. B. Fontana, Filipe C. Mena and Eleftherios Papantonopoulos
Strong Cosmic Censorship in Horndeski Theory
Journal of High Energy Physics, vol. 10 (2019) 280 (22 pages) online

(2019) Alfonso García-Parrado and Filipe C. Mena
Gravitational radiation and the evolution of gravitational collapse in cylindrical symmetry
Differential Geometry and its Applications, Vol. 64 (2019) 29--46 online

(2019) Paulo Luz, Filipe C. Mena and Amir Hadi Ziaie
Influence of intrinsic spin in the formation of singularities for inhomogeneous effective dust space-times
Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 36 (2019) 015003 online

(2017) Irene Brito and Filipe C. Mena
Initial boundary-value problem for the spherically symmetric Einstein equations with fluids with tangential pressure
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, vol. 473 (2017) 20170113 (14 pages) online

(2017) Artur Alho, Filipe C. Mena and Juan Valiente-Kroon
The Einstein-Friedrich-nonlinear scalar field system and the stability of scalar field cosmologies
Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, vol. 21 (2017) 857-899 online