Biomedical Engineering Project I

10 ECTS / Semester / Português

Objectives and competences

Develop the capacity to carry out a term-duration project, in a group, and involving multiple knowledges and abilities.


  • Integration of knowledge and skills acquired during the degree, in order to solve problems in an applied context within the biomedical field.
  • Development of skills related to the job market.


Teaching Methodologies

Students work in groups of 2-4 elements on a specific topic that can be proposed by the coordinators or by the group. That topic may come from ongoing research at ESB.
The groups meet weekly with the instructors for discussing the work progress and planning the work ahead in accordance.
Motivation, commitment and the ability to solve problems are assessed continuously throughout the semester.



Principles and techniques for conducting extensive and integrative project work within applied, multidisciplinary contexts.


Associate Professor
Prof. João Paulo Ferreira has a diploma in Chemical Engineering from Porto University, 1987, and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute…
He has a PhD in the subject of Innovation from the School of Engineering of the Minho University (2005). He graduated in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty…
Assistant Professor
Maria da Conceição B. Moreira da Silva Hogg has been Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Biotechnology – UCP Porto since 1991. She holds a PhD in…
Full Professor
PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University College London (1994), she began her higher education at the Catholic University of Portugal, having graduated…