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Carlos Miguel Reis Silva de Oliveira E Lemos

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

IJ339 ( Universitetsveien 19, Kristiansand )

Navy Officer in the Portuguese Navy, rank Captain. Retired since September 30th, 2013

PhD on Sea Sciences from Catalonia University of Technology, Barcelona, Spain (1990)

PhD on Complexity Sciences from the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (2016)

Currently post-doctoral research fellow on the “Modeling Religion in Norway” (MODRN) Project, Institute for Religion, Philosophy and History, at the University of Agder


University of Aveiro (1991/1993)

Invited Professor for the chair on Introduction to Mathematical Modelling, Masters Course in Sciences of the Coastal Zones.

Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon (March 1995/March 2000)

Invited Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, for Numerical Analysis and Computational Mechanics, to the Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Courses.

School of Hydrography and Oceanography - Instituto Hidrográfico, Lisbon, Portugal (January 2003/March 2006)

Director of School and Professor of Mathematics, Marine Acoustics, Tides, Oceanography, and Coastal Oceanography, to the Specialization Course in Hydrography (Grade A, FIG-IHO standards).

Portuguese Naval Academy (January/July 2003)

Professor of Oceanography for the graduation courses in the Portuguese Naval Academy.

Portuguese Joint command and Staff College (September 2010/Septmeber2013)

Head of the Strategic Studies Section (2010-2012) and the Naval Studies Section (2012-2013)


In February 2013 obtained the status of university researcher after approval of the Ph.D Thesis Plan in the International MSc and PhD Programs in Complexity Sciences, by the ISCTE-IUL and the FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal.

Currently holds the position of Effective Member of the Marine Academy (Portuguese Navy)


Performed peer reviews for the following Journals:

  • International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (J. Wiley & Sons);
  • Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal & Ocean Engineering (ASCE);
  • Coastal Engineering (Elsevier Science Publishers).

Biography included in the 11thedition (1993-1994) of “Who’s Who in the World”, by Marquis Who’s Who, A Reed Reference Publishing Company, 121 Chanlon Road, New Providence, New Jersey 07974 USA.

Currently reviewer for the following journals:

  • Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
  • Computer Communication & Collaboration

Holds theRecognized Reviewer Status awarded by Elsevier Science Publishers.

Academic interests


Wave and Coastal Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Modelling, Numerical Analysis;

Complexity Sciences;

Social Simulation via Agent-Based Modelling (ABM), ABM of Social Conflict;

Data Analysis and Mining using R;

Military Strategy;

Astronomy and Cosmology;



“Modeling Religion in Norway” (MODRN) Project, Institute for Religion, Philosophy and History, University of Agder

Research Associate at IESM (Portuguese Joint Command and Staff College), Lisbon, Portugal


“Modeling Religion in Norway” (MODRN)

Scientific publications

  • Lemos, Carlos (2018). Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-67050-8. 132 s.
  • Shults F. LeRon, Gore Ross, Lemos Carlos, Wildman Wesley J., Why do the godless prosper? Modeling the cognitive and coalitional mechanisms that promote atheism (2018). Psychology of Religion and Spirituality . ISSN 1941-1022. 10 (3), s 218 - 228 doi: 10.1037/rel0000198
  • Gore Ross, Shults F. LeRon, Lemos Carlos, Wildman Wesley J., Forecasting changes in religiosity and existential security with an agent-based model (2018). JASSS : Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation . ISSN 1460-7425. 21 (1), doi: 10.18564/jasss.3596
  • Lemos Carlos Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior (2018).
  • Lemos Carlos Agent-Based modeling of time-dependent relative deprivation and social unrest (2017).
  • Shults Fount LeRon, Lemos Carlos, Lessard-Phillips Laurence, Gore Ross, An Agent-Based model of interaction between immigrants and a host population: self-organized and regulated adaptation (2017).

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