The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering gathers the main human, material and financial resources related to the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. DEMM ensures and supports the teaching of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate courses, short term courses, scientific research and technological development, as well as provision of services and consultancy to the exterior.
Materials Science and Engineering is nowadays a very dynamic and challenging area of knowledge. DEMM’s interests cover the complete cycle of each class of materials, especially metals. DEMM’s interest areas are large and seek to meet the main issues around Materials Science and Engineering: from the raw-material, the project and manufacturing of products, to its application, reuse or recycling.
To fulfil its mission, DEMM counts on a high qualified academic staff (PhD degree full-time academics), supported by technical and administrative staff.