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ARCWIND Kick-off Meeting in Lisbon on 13 and 14 November 2017
The ARCWIND project (Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region) will have its first meeting on 13th and 14th November in Lisbon. More

Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico is in 3rd place of the ranking of the world’s universities
The Shanghai ranking of the world’s top universities has published recently the 2017 results. More

Title of IST Distinguished Professor awarded to Prof. Carlos Guedes Soares
The IST Distinguished Professor title was presented to Prof. Guedes Soares by the President of IST, Prof. Arlindo Oliveira, and by the Rector of the University of Lisbon, Prof. António Cruz Serra. More

Award of Excellence in Teaching given to Prof. Tiago Santos
During the commemorations of the 106th anniversary of IST, Prof. Tiago Santos was given an Award of Excellence in Teaching. More

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Seminars on Subsea Production Systems
Presented by Dr. Rui Baptista, GALP Energia

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Retrofit of ship structural degradation
Presented by the student Davide Chichi

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Analysis of a new container terminal at the port of Leixões using a simulation approach
Presented by the student Nuno Mathias

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Risk Based Ship Hull Strucutral Design and Planning
Presented by the student Frederico Sisci

Seminar: Reliability analysis of moorings and risers
Presented by Prof. Ying Min Low, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore

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CENTEC, Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering, is a research centre of IST, recognized and funded by the Portuguese Government through the Foundation for Science and Technology of the Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology, which in 2015 classified it as EXCELLENT.

CENTEC is organized in the following research groups:
 • Marine Environment
 • Marine Dynamics and Hydrodynamics
 • Marine Structures
 • Safety and Logistics of Maritime Transportation


Latest Publications
Ranking of Universities in Ocean Engineering
Ranking of Portuguese Scientists
CENTEC classified by FCT as EXCELLENT
Strategic Plan of CENTEC 2015-2017


In addition to research activity, the professors of CENTEC promote the education of students in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, which is organized in the following cycles of studies:
 • Undergraduate Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
 • Masters Degree in Centre for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
 • Doctoral Programme in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
 • Advanced Training Diploma on Assessment of Risks, Safety and Reliability