• Manuela Sobral

  • Research Area

    Categorical methods in algebra, topology and logic

  • Institution

    University of Coimbra

  • PhD

    Institution: University of South Africa
    Year: 1984

  • Main research publications

    • What are effective descent morphisms of Priestley spaces? (with George Janelidze) , Topology and its Applications, Publicação Online 6-03-2014, DOI: 10.1016/j.topol.2014.02.023. (2014)
    • Schreier split epimorphisms between monoids (with Dominique Bourn, Nelson Martins-Ferreira e Andrea Montoli) , Semigroup Forum (to appear) (2014)
    • Semidirect products and Split Short Five Lemma in normal categories (with Nelson Martins-Ferreira e Andrea Montoli) , Applied Categorical Structures, special volume in honour of the 60th birthday of G. Janelidze (2014)
    • Semidirect products and crossed modules in monoids with operations (with Nelson Martins-Ferreira e Andrea Montoli,) , Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra 217 (2013)
    • Descent for regular epimorphims in Barr exact Goursat categories (with George Janelidze) , Applied Categorical Structures ( DOI 10.1007/s10485-009-9199-y) 19 (2011)
  • PhD Students

    • Margarida Dias Reflective factorizations, admissibility and descent in categories of ordered topological spaces 2006
    • Maria de Lurdes Sousa Invólucros sólidos e reflectivos co-supervision with Jiri Adámek, 1997
    • Jorge Picado Vizinhanças da diagonal no sentido de Weil em reticulados locais co-supervision with Bernhard Banaschewski, 1996
    • Maria Manuel Clementino Separação e compacidade em Categorias co-supervision with Walter Tholen, 1992
  • Adittional information

    Master of Science, University of South Africa, 1978

    Ph.D. degree by  University of Coimbra (equivalence), November 1984

    Habilitation, University of Coimbra, February 2002

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Defended Theses

  • Structure, algorithmics and dynamics of endomorphisms for certain classes of groups
      André da Cruz Carvalho (April 2023)
      Pedro V. Silva
  • A point-free study of z-embeddings, more general classes of localic maps, and uniform continuity
      Ana Belén Avilez García (April 2023)
      Jorge Picado
  • Analysis of equations of motion of inextensible strings and networks
      Ayk Telciyan (April 2023)
      Dmitry Vorotnikov
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