LouMu is a pioneering scientific project in Portugal that benefits from the partnership and participating institutions, being built on the collaboration between teams from different scientific areas.

The project is open to new proposals within the LouMu goals or for prospective future applications of muography, for collaboration or for master and PhD thesis, developed with related scientific areas.

  • For information, proposals of collaboration or thesis:
    • Questions related to LouMu can be directed to one of the project coordinators, Sofia Andringa (LIP) or Mourad Bezzeghoud (UÉvora).
  • Para marcação de visitas ao Lousal:

Instrumentation and Particle Physics Team (LIP)

Lisbon Pole:

Bernardo Tomé, Isabel Alexandre, Lorenzo Cazon, Marco Pinto, Mário Pimenta, Luis Afonso, Pedro Assis, Sofia Andringa

Coimbra Pole:

Alberto Blanco, João Saraiva, Jorge Francisco Silva, Luís Lopes, Paolo Dobrilla

Minho Pole:

Magda Duarte, Raul Sarmento

Geophysics Team

ICT – UÉvora:

Bento Caldeira, Ines Hamak, José Borges, Josué Figueira, Mourad Bezzeghoud, Pedro Teixeira, Rui Oliveira


João Matos

Outreach Team

CCV do Lousal:

João Costa, Vanessa Pais



Funding Programs

LouMu R&D Project: EXPL/FIS-OUT/1185/2021, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Portuguese Republic (PR).

Doctoral Scholarship: PD/BD/150490/2019, funded by the IDPASC-FCT program

AUGER R&D Project: CERN/FIS-PAR/0031/2019, funded by FCT and PR.

SWGO R&D project: PTDC/FIS-PAR/4300/2020, funded by FCT and PR.

LATTES R&D Project: POCI/01-0145-FEDER-029158, funded by FCT, Compete 2020, Lisbon2020 and EU(FEDER).