Admission Process

The Graduate Program in Materials Science and Engineering (PPGCEM) offers masters and doctoral graduate courses, as well as post-doctoral positions. Graded with a maximum score by the Brazilian Research Foundation CAPES, the program has completed 40 years of success trajectory in 2019.

Information about the Admission Process for masters and doctoral students as well as post-doctoral positions can be found in the "Admission Process" menu. Access the menu, check the information and submit your application.

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Latest News
  • PhD student at PPGCEM is invited to the editorial board of Materials Today Communications David Domingos Soares da Silva, PhD student at PPGCEM/UFSCar, working under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Claudemiro Bolfarini and Co-supervision of Prof. Dr. Francisco Coury, received an invitation to join the Editorial Board of the Materials Today Communications, traditional Journal of the Elsevier group.
  • PPGCEM faculty received the Sao Carlos Science-Technology Award 2022 Prof. Dr. Francisco Gil Coury received the the São Carlos Science-Technology Award 2022 in the Young Researcher category. The award is an acknowledgment by the São Carlos City Hall to scientists and professors who contributes to national and international scientific development.
  • Result of CAPES Evaluation of Graduate Programs for the 2017-2020 quadrennium: PPGCEM is awarded with grade 7 (maximum) It is with great pleasure that we share the result of the CAPES Evaluation of the Graduate Program of Materials Science and Engineering (PPGCEM/UFSCar) for the 2017-2020 quadrennium. The result was released, and the PPGCEM was once again awarded with grade 7, maintaining itself as an Excellence Program with the maximum score from CAPES.
  • Postdoctoral fellow receives Acta Student Awards 2021 João Vitor Campos, a Postdoctoral fellow from LaMaV/DEMa/UFSCar under the supervision of Professor Ana Candida Martins Rodrigues, has received the Acta Student Awards 2021 for his work entitled On the Arrhenius-like behavior of conductivity during flash sintering of 3 mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia ceramics – published in Scripta Materialia on October 2021. The awardee’s study is related to his doctoral thesis supervised by Professor Eliria M. J. A. Pallone (FZEA – USP).