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1 feup: engineering beyond. 2009

2 feup: identity more than 80 years of history: Faculdade de Engenharia is the largest school of Universidade do Porto, and has significant autonomy; since 2000, feup has moved to a brand new campus, just outside the city centre, in eastern Porto, Portugal.

3 feup: identity we put our money where our knowledge is: a m² campus, with excellent infrastructures. The campus conveys a 8-floor library with 500 reading spots and work cabinets, 9 departments, 25 computer rooms equipped with 500 computers, among other facilities and class rooms;

4 feup: growth its all been worth it: with a total investment of 8 million in the last years feup has kept a steady pace towards excellence and innovation, namely: dozens of spin-offs, active or pending patent and brands, and R&D units which involve 80% of the faculty;

5 feup: performance knowledge is our business: feup has adapted its courses to Bologna and currently offers a solid project of graduate and postgraduate education : 3 undergraduate courses (1 st Cycle), 2 of which are in cooperation 9 integrated master in engineering (1 st + 2 nd Cyles) 8 MSc programmes (2 nd Cycle) 18 PhD programmes (3 rd Cycle)

6 and we mean it: our excellence is proven by the excellent rate of employment (nearly half of graduate students are recruited before even finishing their studies). feup: performance Results from 2008 Employment Survey

7 feup: performance thriving for a better world: feup firmly believes that knowledge enhances its power through its investment on research and development – our research clusters indicate a rich spectrum of focus areas: energy&environment, transports&communications, electronics&computing and health&life sciences, among others.

8 feup: performance building bridges, in and out: feup provides significant support to the community, especially in close cooperation with national industry; a wide range of services is offered, such as: software and prototypes development, expert consulting, technical and economic feasibility studies, chemical analysis and other laboratory support services. feup also holds, on campus, several international scientific events each year.

9 feup: facts Academic community full time teaching and research staff432 FTE – 77% Doctorate administrative and technical staff231 staff| 800 other contracts undergraduate students (1st + 2nd cycles)5844 master and doctorate students Scientific production 284 scientific articles (17% UP Publications) 61 active or pending patents and brands 24 spin-offs

10 feup: education Engineering in Bologna 3 rd Cycle Doctoral Program (PhD) Integrated Master 1 st Cycle (BSc) 2 nd Cycle Master (MSc) 2 years 3 years 5 years

11 feup: education Graduate and postgraduate courses CIVIL MECHANICAL CIVIL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT QUIMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTERS METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALSMETALURGICAL AND MATERIALS ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTERS ENVIRONMENT INFORMATICS AND COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT BIO-ENGENEERING * MINING AND GEOENVIRONMENT BIO-ENGENEERING * MINING AND GEOENVIRONMENT MULTIMEDIA * INFORMATION SCIENCE * SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SERVICES AND MANAGEMENT INNOVATION AND TEC. ENTREPRENEURSHIP MINING AND GEOENVIRONMENT COMMUNICATION SCIENCE * INFORMATION SCIENCE * BIOMEDICAL TELECOMUNICAÇÕES SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS LEADERS FOR TECHNICAL INDUSTRIES * TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT INFORMATiCS * PHYSICS APPLIED MATHEMATICS 1 st Cycle 2 nd Cycle 3 rd Cycle * in cooperation CONSTRUCTION TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

12 feup: feel good experience feup: studying in feup gives the opportunity to develop academic skills, to take your know how to a higher ground, but it also allows you to have a complete, diverse and rich life on campus, through sports, cultural and leisure activities.

13 feup: insight engineering 101: right from the start, our programs promote hands-on activities, multidisciplinary projects, where students can experience real engineering problems, develop an acute sense of responsibility and feel part of a team.

14 feup: going global mastering solutions: with eyes wide open to companies needs, feup offers postgraduate programmes that present innovative solutions, such as: : Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship : Service Engineering and Management

15 feup: going global pack your bags! International students South America Europe 34% Africa 30% North America 4% 28% Asia 4%

16 feup: going global pack your bags! Mobility 2007/2008

17 feup: going global feup has been a proud partner of several top, world class, education institutions to offer innovative postgraduate courses:

18 feup: going global FEUP is also member of CESAER - the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research - a non-profit-making international association of 60 leading European Engineering Universities, Colleges and Schools. Education: 150 active agreements in 52 countries Research: 160 active partnerships in 43 countries

19 feup: engineering beyond R&D centres located at FEUP CEC – Construction Studies Research Centre CEFT – Transport Phenomena Research Centre CEHRA – Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment Research Centre CEsA – Wind Energy and Atmospheric Flows Research Centre CIGAR – Geo-environmental and Resources Research Centre CITTA – Territory Transports and Environment Research Centre ISRPorto – Systems and Robotics Institute - Porto LABEST – Concrete Technology and Structural Behaviour Laboratory LEPAE – Process, Environment and Energy Engineering Laboratory LSS – Signals and Systems Laboratory LSRE/LCM (Associated lab) LSRE – Separation and Reaction Engineering Laboratory LCM – Catalysis and Materials Laboratory

20 feup: engineering beyond R&D centres located at Non Profit Associations INEB – Biomedical Engineering Institute (located at IBMC/INEB) INESC Porto – Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto (Associated lab) INEGI – Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management Institute (LAETA) EXPMAT – Experimental Mechanics and New Materials NOTEPAP – New Technologies and Advanced Production Processes IDMEC – Mechanical Engineering Institute (LAETA) UNTE – New Energy Technologies Unit CENUME - Numerical Methods in Mechanical and Structural Engineering Unit UCVE – Design and Experimental Validation Unit UEAEAC – Advanced Studies on Energy in the Built Environmental Unit UISPA – System Integration and Process Automation Unit NIADR – Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory (LIACC)

21 feup: engineering beyond R&D centres

22 Reports , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,44 Operational Report Net Profit Financial Report YEAR

23 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs Environmental and industrial fluid engineering technologies. RIMcop® New Technologies for Reaction Injection Moulding, NETmix® Innovative Static Mixer Technology and ROBpaint® Laboratorial Robot for Decorative Paints Testing.

24 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs Clean technologies and natural resources perfume design.

25 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs Inspired by the way natural structures work (Biomimicry), specifically the human muscle, the Organic PreStressing System is a set of cables, hydraulic jacks, sensors and other components, that are attached to self-launching gantries (large, heavy equipment used in bridge construction), performing in order to compensate the charges the metallic structure is subject to.

26 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs To support decisive agents in the search for sustainable mobility solutions.

27 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs 100% Synthetic Bone Graft, European patent.

28 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs WalkinSense is considered a revolution in the prevention of the diabetic foot disease that affects patients with diabetes.

29 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs VENTOS - Wind flow prediction software

30 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs Underwater remote operation vehicles.

31 feup: a nest for the best TECHNOLOGIES / SPIN-OFFs Launched on the Portuguese market in 2007, the new Super Bock alcohol-free beer is the result of an innovative patent pending production process, developed in a partnership of Unicer with the Chemical Engineering department of the School of Engineering (FEUP). This new process keeps all the original flavour of the beer with the convenience of a 0º alcohol graduation.

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