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 students from PPGCEM win International Award PhD students Murilo Henrique Moreira and Otávio Henrique Borges, both supervised by Prof. Dr. Victor Carlos Pandolfelli (DEMa/PPGCEM) had their presentations at the 6th International Postgraduates Seminar on Refractories recognized with the “Excellent Oral Presentation” award. The conference, which took place remotely, is organized by Wuhan University of Technology - China, Montennuniversitat Leoben – Austria, Technische Universitaet Bergakademie Freiberg – Germany and the Federal University of São Carlos – Brazil, in collaboration with leading Professors in the field of refractory materials.
  • EXCELLENCE AND SUCCESSFUL TRAJECTORIES - “A Matéria” newspaper interviews PPGCEM graduate students The 27th edition of the newspaper A Matéria features an article with interviews with PGCEM graduate students in which topics such as academic life, challenges, and advice for those who want to pursue the world of research are addressed. In this article, the relationship between graduate students and the PPGCEM, which since 1979 has been synonymous with excellence in teaching and training of masters and PhDs, is presented from different perspectives.
  • PPGCEM professor has been appointed member of 'Engineering Failure Analysis' editorial board PPGCEM/UFSCar Professor Dr. Carlos Alberto Della Rovere, who has been associated with the program since 2017, has been appointed to the editorial board of the journal Engineering Failure Analysis, which is published by Elsevier group in collaboration with the European Structural Integrity Society. This appointment is a sign of recognition to professors, scientists, and engineers who have made and continue to make significant contributions to the development and advancement of the science of failure analysis.
  • 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.