CME is promoted by LAETA and organized by INEGI.

LAETA is a research association recognized by the Foundation of Science and Technology of the Ministry of Education and Science. Its mission is to conduct basic and applied research in selected areas of Energy, Transport Technologies and Aeronautics and to contribute to advanced education and research in Mechanical Engineering. With more than 500 researchers drawn from several Universities and Research Institutes is the biggest organized group in Mechanical Engineering in Portugal. LAETA wants to play a significant role in stimulating innovation from basic discovery to translational application in Mechanical Engineering and related fields. The organization of CEM 2016 and future editions aims to create an international forum to engage stakeholders and partners not only from academia, but also from laboratories, industry, research settings, and funding bodies.

The CEM 2016 will be held from the 1-3 June 2016 at Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

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“Towards micro-structural design of composite materials: numerical methods and experiments”
Professor Silvestre Pinho, Imperial College London, UK

“No longer the tube-and-wing configuration: future manned and unmanned aircraft designs”
Professor Luís Braga Campos, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa



Faculty of Engineering - University of Porto
Departament of Mechanical Engineering

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