University of Minho - Engineering School

Mechanical & Materials Technologies Centre (CT2M)




About the Centre

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We understand that Mechanical Engineering will play a vital role in the development of solutions that will benefit the humankind in a sustainable way.

Our Mission is to contribute to the advance of scientific knowledge in Mechanical Engineering, to disseminate and apply the results through the community and to train future generations.

Our Vision. CT2M aims to be a leading research institution in the areas of Mechanical Systems, Energy and Environmental Technologies and Functionalized Materials.

Our Values. In developing its mission, CT2M will obey the following principles:

- valorization of individual liberty;

- respect of ethical standards and scientific integrity;

- value natural resources and goods;

- accept diversity;

- value continuous education and personal enlightenment.

  2011 Universidade do Minho  - updated by CT2M