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Apresentação da Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP

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  • 1. São Paulo State UniversityUniversidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”
  • 2. Higher Education System in BrazilTotal number of institutions: 2,285Universities - 185Private system: 87Public system: 98 Federal: 59 State: 34 City: 5São Paulo State: 8 public universities (3 federal, 3 state, 2 city) UNESP USP UNICAMPSource: 2009 MEC Census
  • 3. Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP• Official creation: 1976 è Only 35 years• Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) – 2011: International: 301th/400th, Americas: 134th/162th, Brazil: 3th/5th• Ibero-American SCImago Institutions Ranking 2011: 5th• 33 Higher Education Institutes - 23 Campuses – Unique Characteristic• Interaction with different sectors of the society throughout the state with strong influence on its development
  • 4. Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP São Paulo State Presence: 23 Campuses São Paulo StatePopulation (2010): 41,252,160Area: 250,000,000 sqm 580 km 800 km
  • 5. UNESP Figures• 30 Libraries / Free access to 126 international databases and 16,000 journals• Undergraduate students: 35,000• 169 Undergraduate programs: Health and Biological Sciences: 47 / Engineering and Exact Sciences: 51 / Humanities: 71• 6,000 Undergraduate Diplomas / year• 1 University Hospital: 250,000 procedures/month, 462 beds• 3 University Veterinary Hospitals, 3 Clinics of Dentistry, 5 Teaching and Research Farms (5,000 hectares)• Dental Care Center for Disabled Individuals (15,000 patients/year), Clinics of Psychology, Physiotherapy, Speech and Hearing Therapy• A Confucius Institute: Best in the word in 2010 / 1,000 mandarin students 5
  • 6. UNESP Figures• Graduate students: 15,000• Graduate programs: 211 (117 Masters, 94 PhD)• 3,000 Diplomas/year: 2,200 MSc – 805 PhD• Teaching staff: 3.500 - 95% with PhD, 87% full time• Research groups: 600 (covering most of the areas of knowledge)• Excellence programs: Animal Science, Aquaculture, Biosciences and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geography, Genetics, Linguistics, Motricity Science, Odontology, Physics and Veterinary Science.• Budget (2011): 1,100 Millions U.S. Dollars 6
  • 7. Programs in nearly all knowledge areas
  • 8. Health and Biological Sciences: 47 Programs• Agriculture • Biotechnology• Animal Science • Biological Sciences• Veterinary • Ecology• Medicine • Forest Engineering• Dentistry• Nursing• Nutrition• Occupational Therapy• Speech and Hearing Therapy• Physiotherapy• Physical Education• Pharmacy-Biochemistry
  • 9. Engineering and Exact Sciences: 51 Programs• Environmental Chemistry • Architecture• Geodesy Engineering • Information Systems• Food Engineering • Computer Sciences• Civil Engineering • Chemistry• Industrial Design • Geology• Automation and • Medical Physics Control Engineering • Biological Physics• Electrical Engineering• Mechanical Engineering• Materials Engineering• Manufacturing Engineering• Industrial Wood Engineering• Environmental Engineering
  • 10. Humanities: 71 Programs• Law • Social Science• International Relations • Philosophy• Public Administration • Psychology• Business Administration • Geography• Agribusiness • History• Economics • Archivology• Tourism • Library Sciences• Education • Arts• Language Studies• Communication• Music (Vocal Performance, Composition, Conducting and Instruments Performance)
  • 11. Graduate Programs: Fields of International Excellence HUMAN SCIENCES BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Geography, Linguistics, Animal Science, Aquaculture, Portuguese Biosciences and Biotechnology, Motricity Sciences, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences EXACT SCIENCES Physics, Chemistry
  • 12. Graduate Programs at UNESP Fields TotalAgricultural Sciences 24Biological Sciences 12Health Sciences 29Exact Sciences and Geosciences 13Humanities 15Social and Applied Sciences 6Engineering 18Linguistics, Language & Literature and Fine Arts 7Multidisciplinary Studies 8 Total 117
  • 13. UNESP: Number of PhD by Year Brazil USA # PhD USP 2.265 U.TX Austin 796 UNESP 805 (2010) U.MI Ann Arbor 754 UNICAMP 748 U.CA, Berkeley 747 U.MN Twin Cities 720 U.CA, Los Angeles 702 U.IL Urbana-Champaign 690 PA State U. main Campus 674 OH State U. main Campus 664 UFRJ 656Source: C.H.Brito Cruz / FAPESP
  • 14. Research: High Level Competence• Bioenergy• Ocean Science• Bioactive Natural Products• Pharmaceutical Development and Technology• Nanotechnology• Environment and Climate Changes• Biotechnology and Biomaterials• Pre-Clinical and Clinical Research• Public Policy
  • 15. Bioenergy Institute• Biomass to Bioenergy: Genetic improvement, Agriculture, Agriculture engineering, Basic sciences - Research Groups: 23 • Biofuel Production: Biomass preparation, First, Second and Third Generation ethanol production, Use of water, Basic sciences - Research Groups: 33• Application on automotive motors: Ethanol engines, Fuel cells, Fuel quality, Basic sciences - Research Groups: 05 • Biorefineries, alcoholchemistry, oil chemistry: Products, Basic sciences - Research Groups: 05 • Sustainability aspects: Agribusiness of ethanol, Social aspects, Environmental aspects, Economical aspects, Basic sciences - Research Groups: 14
  • 16. Centre of Ocean ScienceLocation: São Vicente - São Paulo State Coast• Support for scientific multi-disciplinary research• Education and training of human resources• Dissemination and transfer of knowledge and technological innovation on geological, physical, biological, chemical, environmental, and various other issues related to the oceanOrganization• 118 UNESP Researchers• 13 Institutes• 72 Undergraduate Programs, 53 Graduate Programs Partnerships • University of Bremen • University of Heidelberg • University of Kiel • IFREMER - France • CIMAR - France
  • 17. Centre of Biomaterials and Biotechnology Location: Botucatu • Support for scientific multi-disciplinary research • Education and training of human resources • Dissemination and transfer of knowledge and technological innovation on biomaterials, genomics, proteomics. Organization • 31 UNESP Researchers • 8 Institutes • 50 Undergraduate Programs, 20 Graduate Programs
  • 18. Scientific Computing GridUNESP • 1st Campus Grid of Latin America • 33 Teraflops of processing power • 30 scientific projects: Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering, Materials Science, Weather Forecasting • US$ 5 million investment: Federal Agency + UNESPSPRACE (São Paulo Research and Analysis Centre)• Tier-2 of the Worldwide LHC (Large Hadron Collider) Computing Grid (WLCG)• One of the most reliable and available resource of WLCG (Worldwide LHC Computing Grid)• Supporting the HEP (High Energy Physics) Group
  • 19. Contact Information International Relations OfficeJosé Celso Freire Junior - jcfreire@reitoria.unesp.br http://www.unesp.br/en