Graduate Program

Materials Science and Engineering

The Materials Science and Engineering program aims at training human resources for higher education teaching, scientific research, and to become experts in Research, Development, and Innovation; thus, to contribute to the national scientific and technological development of the Materials Engineering area.

This perception prepares professionals capable of working on issues related to research, development and innovation, from the fundamental or from the technological development point of view. The performance of these professionals may take place within the education and research industry; thus, they will be able to apply the knowledge,  gained in the research lines, in their professional performances.

Research areas:

Materials Development and Characterization;

Materials Synthesis and Processing.


Master’s degree.

Selection Process:

Call for application usually opens in June and September. More information about admission requirements and the application process are available on the program website.

Classes Begin:

Usually in February and September (depending on the year’s calendar).




Limited availability, depending on case-by-case analysis.




Program Website

Additional information about calls, application and deadlines, please go to the program Website


NameResearch Areas
Alejandro Andres Zuniga Paez
Alexandre Jose De Castro Lanfredi
Carlos Triveno Rios
Daniel Zanetti De Florio
Danilo Justino Carastan
Erika Fernanda Prados
Everaldo Carlos Venancio
Gerson Luiz Mantovani
Humberto Naoyuki YoshimuraStructural materials; Mechanical Behavior; Materials processing; Functional materials; Bioceramics
Jeroen SchoenmakerMagnetic materials; scanning probe microscopies; thermodynamics; instrumentation; history and philosophy of science
Jose Fernando Queiruga Rey
José Javier Sáez Acuña
Luiz Fernando Grespan Setz
Marcio Gustavo Di Vernieri Cuppari
Marina Sparvoli de Medeiros
Marinê De Souza Pereira
Renata Ayres Rocha
Renato Altobelli Antunes
Sergio Brochsztain
Suel Eric Vidotti
Sydney Ferreira Santos
Vania Trombini Hernandes