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Professor Carlos Guedes Soares Honoring Symposium on Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering at OMAE 2018 (Madrid 18-22 June 2018)
The 37th International Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) 2018 Conference has dedicated a Special Symposium in honor of Prof. C. Guedes Soares of Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. Lisboa. More

Minister of the Sea chairs MARTECH2018 opening session
The 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH) and the 15th National Congress of Maritime Technology and Engineering took place from 7 to 9 May 2018 at IST. More

First meeting of the OCEANERA_Net Project ELASTMOOR
The first meeting of the ELASTMOOR project (Elastic mooring systems for wave energy converters), will be held on 27 and 28 November 2017. More

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

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MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng: Hydrodynamic analysis of wave-induced loads on slalom fin of windsurf board
Presented by the student Ana Marta Rodrigues dos Santos

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng:Numerical study on the effect of concrete mattresses on the buckling and ovalization of subsea pipelines
Presented by the student Cassiano Cerqueira Soares

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng: Availability assessment of an offshore oil and gas-to-wire production concept
Presented by the student Dean Carlos Zimmermann

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng: Preliminary design of river ship accounting for ice class in life cycle cost
Presented by the student Gorka Olaran Mateos

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng: Optimal design of a stiffened plate subjected to combined longitudinal and lateral loads
Presented by the student Yincai Huang

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Latest Publications
Ranking of Universities in Ocean Engineering
Ranking of Portuguese Scientists
CENTEC classified by FCT as EXCELLENT
Strategic Plan of CENTEC 2015-2017
Shanghai Ranking 2017
Distinguished Professor
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in RTP1

Research & Development

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


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