Unesp, 40 years, Welcomes the 15th ICAAR
Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP was founded in January 30th 1976 and in its 40 years of tradition and modernity has been one of the prime research associate for the Brazilian industry and it is very active subsidizing governmental policies.
Unesp (www.unesp.br) is one of the most important public universities in Brazil, being considered the 9th top university in Latin America. Times Higher Education (THE) has pointed out UNESP as one of the 100 best “young” universities (with less than 50 years) of the world and the 82th best universities of the emerging countries. With a 1,06 Billion USD Annual budget, 46.6342 students (including 10.7052 graduate students) and almost 3.543 staff members.
Unesp is a multicampus institution, present in 24 cities over São Paulo state and Ilha Solteira is one these cities. The Faculty of Engineering of Ilha Solteira (www.feis.unesp.br), is devoted to teaching and research in the fields of the built environment technology, with research areas on cement and concrete, materials science, dams and infrastructure. The Faculty has 5 graduate courses (Agronomy, Civil Engineering, Electric Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science).
On behalf of the Faculty of Engineering of Ilha Solteira of UNESP I welcome the participants of the 15th ICAAR.
Prof. Dr. Haroldo de Mayo Bernardes
Chairman - 15th ICAAR