Food Engineering Project I

12 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

Objectives and competences

  • Integration of acquired knowledge and skills in order to solve problems in an applied context (food engineering).
  • Development of skills linked to the profession of food engineer.


Teaching Methodologies

Students develop a project, in groups of 2 to 4 elements, the theme of which can be proposed by the teacher or by the students. The theme may derive from research carried out at the ESB.

The groups meet weekly with the teacher - the students present the work they did in the previous week and present the work plan for the following week.

Visits to manufacturing facilities and other organizations and seminars by guest speakers are foreseen.



Technical principles and suggestions for carrying out project work involving multiple skills.


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…
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…
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…
Full Professor
PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University College London (1994), she began her higher education at the Catholic University of Portugal, having graduated…