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About PEC

The Postgraduate Programme in Civil Engineering (PEC) of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) was created in 2016 and started its Master Course (Master of Science – MSc degree) in 2017 and its PhD Course (Doctor of Science – DSc degree) in 2024.

The main aim of PEC is to equip students with a comprehensive and recent knowledge and understanding of Civil Engineering as well as Sanitary and Environmental Engineering.

PEC alumni will be capable of applying their engineering skills working in different challenging situations, as well as contributing towards new knowledge developing future research. The Programme has two different knowledge areas, each with two lines of research:

  • Knowledge Area: Structures and Materials
    • Lines of Research: Construction Materials and Components & Mechanics of Structures
  • Knowledge Area: Sanitation and Environment
    • Lines of Research: Monitoring and Management of Natural Resources & Environmental Technologies

Head: Dr. Edgard Dias –
Vice Head: Dr. Patricia Hallak –
Office: Mr. Jeferson Barbosa –


Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Civil (PEC)
Faculdade de Engenharia – Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF)
Rua José Lourenço Kelmer, s/n. São Pedro
Juiz de Fora – MG – Brasil
CEP 36036-900
Phone: +55 32 2102-3456