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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

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

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MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Optimisation and Hydrodynamic Analysis of a Bottom-Hinged Surge Wave Energy Converter
Presented by the student Guilherme Geraldes

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Wake of a Catamaran in Restricted Waters
Presented by the student Geordie McSullea

PhD Defense in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering: “CFD modelling of hydrodynamic and aerodynamic forces in manoeuvring ships”
Presented by Anna Wnek Martins

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Study of the production process in the shipbuilding industry
Presented by the student André Oliveira

MSc Defense in Naval Architecture & Marine Eng: Feasibility of an intermodal transport solution towards northern europe using Portuguese ports
Presented by the student Jean-Pierre Fernandes

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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
Shanghai Ranking 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