Fernando Sebastião graduated in Applied Mathematics at the University of Évora, Portugal, in 1999. In the same year he started his career as an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Department at the School of Technology and Management of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria), Portugal. In 2003 he completed the curricular part of the Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics to Biological Sciences - Specialization in Experimental Statistics, at the Higher Institute of Agronomy - Technical University of Lisbon. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics and Statistics, area of Statistics, from the Higher Institute of Agronomy - University of Lisbon in 2016. He has been Adjunct Professor at the School of Technology and Management of IPLeiria since 2016, where he regularly teaches in the areas of Statistics and Linear Algebra among others. He is member of the LSRE-LCM since January 2018.


Independent Component Analysis (ICA)
Principal Component Analysis (PCA)
Singular Spectrum Analysis (SSA)
Multi-channel Singular Spectrum Analysis (MSSA)
Time Series
Educational Games


D. Tavares, E. Oliveira, F. Sebastião, H. Menino, A. La Féria, R. Teixeira. Reportagem – 1.º Campeonato Nacional Multipli em Leiria. Revista da Associação de Professores de Matemática, 148, 18-19, 2018 F. Sebastião, I. Oliveira. Vítimas mortais em acidentes de viação em Portugal continental: componentes principais e previsão. Classificação e Análise de Dados – Métodos e Aplicações, 2, 21-30, 2017 F. Sebastião, I. Oliveira. Independent Component Analysis for Extended Time Series in Climate Data. Advances in Regression, Survival Analysis, Extreme Values, Markov Processes and Other Statistical Applications. Studies in Theoretical and Applied Statistics, 427-436, 2013 P. Faria, F. Fregni, F. Sebastião, A.I. Dias, A. Leal. Feasibility of focal transcranial DC polarization with simultaneous EEG recording: Preliminary assessment in healthy subjects and human epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 25, 417-425, 2012 F. Sebastião, I. Oliveira. Estudo de séries temporais na análise em componentes principais e na análise em componentes independentes. Atas do XVI Congresso Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística, Vila Real, 633-640, 2009
Fernando Sebastião
Professor Adjunto