Area of Concentration: Energy Development
It synthesizes different fields of knowledge related to the generation of energy by renewable sources and to the improvement of energy efficiency in industrial processes.
It proposes the development of advanced works related to: the improvement of the processes of generation of energy in large hydropower plants; the improvement of material handling processes in the area of mining and mineral processing; and energy efficiency analysis using urban, agricultural and industrial waste.
It proposes the development of advanced research regarding the design and operation of turbines for power generation in small and large hydropower plants, as well as the design and operation of wind energy and hydrokinetic energy systems.
Area of Concentration: Infrastructure
It synthesizes different fields of knowledge related to the analysis of behavior and the resistance of structures in general, waste management and cement composite technology.
It proposes the development of advanced works related to: the evaluation of the behavior and the ultimate resistance of structures through numerical, computational and experimental modeling; the analysis of pathology and techniques for structural rehabilitation; the control of vibrations in structures.
It proposes the development of advanced works involving: the pathology of materials; the management and use of construction waste; building systems and material / component performance; technology of composite materials.