The Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering (PPGEE) is a stricto sensu Postgraduate course provided at the Federal University of Parana (UFPR) and at aims to bring up highly qualified professionals, in Master’s and PhD’s degrees, capable of accomplishing scientific research and technological development in the following areas: Energy Systems, Electronic Systems and Telecommunications.
The Master’s and PhD’s courses are made for both full time students (with the possibility of scholarships from Brazilian foundations, such as, CAPES, CNPq and Fundação Araucária, as well as, from Research and Developments (R&D) Projects in different sectors and industries), and working professionals that seek the improvement of their knowledge in the mentioned areas.
The selective process for the Master’s course occurs twice a year. The announcements are published in May and October and the admission happens respectively in the first and second semesters. The Phd’s admission process is open all year round, and has its own announcements.
The faculty at PPGEE is composed by 21 teachers, where 5 of them are granted by Productivity in Research Scholarship (PQ Scholarship) from CNPq and 1 of them by a Technological Development and Innovative Extension Scholarship, also by CNPq. Until April 2021, the total of Master’s dissertations and PhD’s thesis that were defended are: 321 Master’s Dissertations 20 PhD’s Thesis
The teaching staff at PPGEE/UFPR keeps a scientific exchange with various research groups located in Brazil and abroad, being highlighted the agreement of Master’s joint degree with THI (Germany). The research done by the faculty and graduates at PPGEE is frequently presented at scientific journals and at national and international conventions, even receiving prizes as the best scientific articles presented at events.
The PPGEE/UFPR has concept “4” in the CAPES Quadrennial Evaluation.