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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.

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Latest News
  • Outstanding participation of researchers from DEMa and PPGCEM at the 16th CBPol Researchers from DEMa and PPGCEM had outstanding participation in the 16th Brazilian Polymer Conference (16th CBPOL), with presentations of scientific studies in the form of plenary lectures, keynote lecture, oral and poster presentations, as well as participation in the scientific committee, organization of symposia, award committee and session chair.
  • PPGCEM Doctoral student twice awarded at international conference Pedro Henrique Fernandes Oliveira, Doctoral student at PPGCEM/UFSCar, was twice awarded in the SBPMat-2021 conference, held by the Brazilian Society for Materials Research, a partner of the Materials Research Society. The work received the Bernhard Gross awards, for best poster presented at the Characterization of organic and non-organic materials by x-ray source techniques symposium, and the Royal Society of Chemistry award, for best contributions from students throughout the event.
  • Review article on High Entropy Alloys for Hydrogen Storage is published in a high impact journal In collaboration with a research group from one of the Max-Planck Institutes in Germany, Prof. Guilherme Zepon from DEMa/PPGCEM/UFSCar published a review article on High Entropy Alloys for Hydrogen Storage in a high-impact scientific journal.
  • Article featured on the cover of "The Journal of Chemical Physics" and in a article published in Revista FAPESP The scientific periodic “The Journal of Chemical Physics” (AIP, American Institute of Physics) chose the article “Structure of crystalline and amorphous materials in the NASICON system Na1+xAlxGe2−x(PO4)3” – co-authored by Prof. Ana Candida Martins Rodrigues and two PPGCEM graduates, Jairo F. Ortiz-Mosquera and Adriana M. Nieto-Muñoz, for the cover of its volume 155. In addition to being chosen for the magazine's cover, the article was also named “Editor's Pick.” The paper was also highlighted in an article published in Revista FAPESP.