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UFSCar/Drexel University partnenship: visiting professor in the Civil Engineering field

Grant number: 12/22357-5
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: April 28, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Civil Engineering - Construction Industry
Principal Investigator:Guilherme Aris Parsekian
Grantee:Guilherme Aris Parsekian
Visiting researcher: Ahmad Ahmad Hamid
Visiting researcher institution: Drexel University, United States
Host Institution: Centro de Ciências Exatas e de Tecnologia (CCET). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


The prof. Ahmad Hamid is a senior researcher of international recognition, with great performance in concrete and masonry structures and more recently performance and sustainability in buildings. The plan includes the visit: - Teach two classes in the discipline of the Graduate Program in Structural and Building UFSCar, CIV 262 Special Topics in Structural masonry; - Give lecture to graduate school at the Institute of Architecture and Urbanism of USP (São Carlos), with the topic "Design and Retrofit of Building Envelope"; - Deliver lecture for researchers and others interested in IPT (São Paulo) with the theme "Sustainable and energy-efficient building envelope in hot climate"; - Provide mini-course in Recife, nationwide, for engineers with the theme "Project Panels Masonry Concrete Blocks Under Lateral Action"; - Interact with the research being carried out in the Group Study and Research in Structural masonry (UFSCar/UNESP/USP), with a possible visit to the campus in Unesp Single Island, giving the research contributions in developing this area. (AU)

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