Symposium on Materials Science and Engineering’ 23

The symposium on “Materials Science and Engineering” will be held in the 5th Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE23), hosted at FEUP, Porto, Portugal, on June 15th and 16th of 2023.

This symposium presents itself as an asset for young researchers and students as it brings together topics related to the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs related to materials science and engineering.

Master and PhD students, as well as post-doctorate position holders and researchers, may apply for oral presentations and poster presentations. The details of the event timetable will be announced later on.

The Symposium Committee is pleased to invite attendees to share their ongoing work or results.


The topics for submission will include all materials areas, namely:

  • Functional materials
  • Structural materials and Materials processing
  • Characterization and Modelling



|| Deadline for abstracts submission: March 31 April 28, 2023||

Submissions of the abstracts must be done via the Microsoft CMT platform and before registration. For more information, please check the ‘Submission’ page.

Please follow the template (maximum 1 page).

Will accept submissions for: Oral communication or Poster presentation.


Registration (Payment)

Registration is mandatory for all participants.

At least one author of each accepted and revised abstract must be registered in the event, with a paid fee, for the abstracts’ reference to appear in the Booklet.

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at FEUP supports the registration cost of the main author who is a doctoral student (at FEUP or other universities) and who will present his/her work in oral or poster sessions. However, other events such as workshops have different costs and are to be paid for by the participants.

To have your registration paid, check the ‘Registrations‘ webpage and follow the guidelines.



Symposium on “Materials Science and Engineering” program will include:

  • Presentations (oral communication and poster sessions)

At least one of the authors is required to attend the symposium to present the communication or the poster.

|| Download full program here ||



All accepted and revised abstracts, with at least one author registered in the Congress with a paid fee, will be mentioned in these symposium Book of Abstracts with ISBN.



Authors of accepted and revised abstracts, presented at the Symposium, will be eligible for:

  • “Best oral communication award”
  • “Best poster award”

More information on the “Awards” page.



  • Manuel Vieira | DEMM, PDEMM, PDMPA
  • Sónia Simões | DEMM

Organizing Committee

  • Helder Nunes
  • José Nhanga
  • Bernardo Ribeiro

Scientific Committee

    • Carlos Fonseca
    • Carlos Silva Ribeiro
    • Elsa Sequeiros
    • Filomena Viana
    • Laura Ribeiro
    • Luís Filipe Malheiros
    • Manuel Vieira
    • Maria Ascensão Lopes
    • Rúben Santos
    • Sónia Simões