José Carlos Teixeira, Full Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEM) of EEUM, was reelected director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering for the biennium 2019-2021, on January 8. The management team also has Delfim Soares, Assistant Professor of the DEM, as deputy director.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a structural unit of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho. Its mission is to develop the main areas of Mechanical Engineering through three vectors: graduate and postgraduate teaching, research and development, partnerships with industry.
Its main teaching project is the Integrated Master in Mechanical Engineering. He also participates in other relevant projects such as the Integrated Masters in Biomedical Engineering and Materials Engineering.
The research activities are framed in the MEtRICs, research centre of the School of Engineering. The Department collaborates actively with the CVR – Center for Waste Valorization and with TecMinho, hosting and directing the Laboratory of Chemical Analysis of this last institution.