The Symposium on  Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering will be held in the scope of the 5th Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE23) which will be hosted at FEUP, Porto, Portugal on the 15th and 16th of June 2023.


Topics for submission

PhD students of the Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering are welcome to present their research in this Symposium.


Registration and Abstract Submission

For any type of attendee, including regular participants, please click here to register.

The students who belong to the Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering must contact Prof. Fernando Martins ( before proceeding with the registration.

Submit the abstracts via the CMT3 platform, after registration.

Please follow the oral communication abstract template, adding the authors’ names and affiliation, and including the acknowledgements of the work (no more than 3 pages).

Please check the “INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS” menu for further information about template for oral presentations.



download the program here



All accepted and revised abstracts, with at least one author registered in DCE23 with a paid fee, will be mentioned in the event’s booklet and published in the Symposium Book of Abstracts (with ISBN and DOI).

Moreover, this Symposium will be open for Conference Proceedings papers on a special issue of the peer-reviewed open-access U.Porto Journal of Engineering (UPJeng).


Symposium Committee

Symposium Chair

Fernando Martins – UP-FEUP; Symposium Chair

Symposium Organizing Committee

  • Fernando Martins, UP-FEUP, PDERPQ director
  • Jorge Filipe Soares Teixeira                 PhD candidate
  • Roberto Carlos Pinto de Magalhães     PhD candidate

Symposium Scientific Committee

  • Fernando Martins, UP-FEUP
  • João Crespo, UNL-FCT
  • Francisco Lemos, UL-IST
  • Nuno Oliveira, UC-FCT
  • Carlos Manuel Silva, UA
  • Carla Pedro, APQuímica
  • Marco Ferraz, Galp