Presentation

Program of Excellence: CAPES grade 6 (maximum score: 7).

Objectives

The Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering (PósENQ) at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) aims to form qualified human resources to perform advanced research in chemical processes in educational institutions, research and development institutes as well as in government, industry, etc.

History

The Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering at UFSC started in March 1993, when the Master’s Degree Program was created. The Doctoral Degree Program started in March 1998. At the end of 2014, 57 master’s students, 107 doctoral students and 20 postdoctoral researchers were enrolled in our Program. Furthermore, in 2014, 29 masters and 19 doctors were formed in PósENQ/UFSC. Throughout its history, 391 masters and 161 doctors were formed.

Organization

The Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering at UFSC is organized in one concentration area (Development of Chemical and Biotechnological Processes) and six research lines (Chemical Reaction Engineering and Development of Materials; Genomic and Biomedical Engineering; Transport Phenomena and Porous Media; Process Modeling, Optimization and Control; Biotechnological Processes; and Thermodynamics and Separation Processes). Currently, the Program is composed by 19 full-time faculty members (16 permanents and 3 collaborators).