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Research
Description
Concentration Areas
Participating Faculty
Evaluation and management of environmental impacts and risks
Indicators of environment's biophysical and social-economical quality. Vulnerabilities, impacts and risks associated to human health, flora, fauna and biodiversity, physical-chemical quality, and climate conditions of the environment. Characterization of enterprises that modify the environment. Evaluation, quantification and foreseeing of environmental and health impacts and risks. Prevention, mitigation and compensation of environmental impacts. Impacts and risks associated to water resources and sanitation management. Vulnerabilities, impacts and risks associated to extreme events in water, atmospheric and soil resources.
- Water resources
- Environment
- Sanitation
- Camila Costa de Amorim Amaral
- Julian Cardoso Eleutério
- Léo Heller
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Sílvia Maria Alves Corrêa Oliveira
Characterization, prevention and control of pollution
Characterization, modelling, prevention and recovery of aquatic environments; soil contamination and underground waters; environmental hydrogeology; evaluation, modelling and control of atmospheric pollution; environmental management in industry; industrial liquid effluent treatment; recovery of contaminated soils.
- Environment
- Antônio Teixeira de Matos
- Camila Costa de Amorim Amaral
- Eduardo von Sperling
- Gilberto Caldeira Bandeira de Melo
- Juliana Calábria de Araújo
- Liséte Celina Lange
- Miriam Cristina Santos Amaral Moravia
- Mônica Maria Diniz Leão
- Sílvia Maria Alves Corrêa Oliveira
- Taciana Toledo de Almeida Albuquerque
Solid waste management
Characterization and evaluation of physical, chemical and biological properties of urban and industrial solid waste. Minimization of urban and industrial solid waste, emphasizing reuse and recycling. Biological and physical-chemical treatment of urban and industrial solid waste. Use of waste in ceramic bodies, solidification / stabilization. Design, operation, monitoring and closure of urban and industrial solid waste systems.
- Environment
- Sanitation
- Gustavo Ferreira Simões
- Liséte Celina Lange
- Raphael Tobias de Vasconcelos Barros
Urban hydrology and drainage
Characterization and modelling of hydrological processes in urban areas and development of studies aiming at the rational management of systems, including the following topics: (i) qualitative and quantitative monitoring and modelling in urban areas; (ii) conception, design and dimensioning of compensatory technologies and sustainable interventions in water bodies; (iii) development of systems to evaluate and support decisions to assess management policies and techniques.
- Water resources
- Sanitation
- Julian Cardoso Eleutério
- Marcelo Libânio
- Márcia Maria Lara Pinto Coelho
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Priscilla Macedo Moura
- Talita Fernanda das Graças Silva
Hydrological process modeling
Conception and application of stochastic and deterministic mathematical models with hydrological variables, emphasizing the following topics (i) statistical hydrology; (ii) stochastic hydrology; (iii) empirical and conceptual models for simulation of rainfall-runoff relationship and hydrological cycle variables; (iv) hydrological previsions, and (v) storage and flowing in porous media.
- Water resources
- Eber José de Andrade Pinto
- Julian Cardoso Eleutério
- Luiz Rafael Palmier
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Mauro da Cunha Naghettini
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Priscilla Macedo Moura
- Talita Fernanda das Graças Silva
- Veber Afonso Figueiredo Costa
- Wilson dos Santos Fernandes
Physical and mathematical modeling in hydraulics
Studying of the flows in hydraulic systems using physical and mathematical models: (i) design, construction, experimentation and analysis of physical models for hydraulic structures; (ii) one- and two-dimensional mathematical modelling of hydraulic systems using computational tools and SIG; (iii) Environmental Hydraulics - fluvial systems and impact mitigating structures; (iv) uncertainty analysis in physical and mathematical modelling.
- Water resources
- Carlos Barreira Martinez
- Edna Maria de Faria Viana
- Jorge Luis Zegarra Tarqui
- Julian Cardoso Eleutério
- Luiz Rafael Palmier
- Márcia Maria Lara Pinto Coelho
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Priscilla Macedo Moura
Sanitation, environment and water resources public policies and management
Evaluation of public policies at the federal, state and municipal levels, related to sanitation, environment and water resources. Evaluation and formulation of management models for sanitation, environment and water resources. Tools for public policies and management in this area. Evaluation, characterization and formulation of planning instruments, like state and municipal plans for sanitation; environmental planning at several levels; state and municipal plans in the water resources area. Evaluation of the population's perception about policy and management models. Evaluation and formulation of participative management models. Methods to support decision making in public policies and management.
- Water resources
- Environment
- Sanitation
- Jorge Luis Zegarra Tarqui
- Léo Heller
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Sonaly Cristina Rezende Borges de Lima
- Talita Fernanda das Graças Silva
- Uende Aparecida Figueiredo Gomes
Quality and treatment of water for human consumption
Using physical or mathematical models to study the steps involved in water supplying systems, processes and unit operations related to water potabilization, and different treatment technologies. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of natural waters, water quality for human consumption and the evolution of national and international water potabilitystandards.
- Sanitation
- Cesar Rossas Mota Filho
- Léo Heller
- Marcelo Libânio
- Valter Lúcio de Pádua
Water resources systems
Flow rate determination in hydropower plant motorization. Evaluation of methods to determine ecological flow rates. Optimization techniques in water resources systems. Multiple-criteria analysis, systems to support decision making and specialist systems. Vulnerability studies and economic evaluation of damages caused by flooding. Analysis and development of water resources management tools.
- Water resources
- Environment
- Carlos Barreira Martinez
- Julian Cardoso Eleutério
- Marcelo Libânio
- Márcio Benedito Baptista
- Mauro da Cunha Naghettini
- Nilo de Oliveira Nascimento
- Priscilla Macedo Moura
- Talita Fernanda das Graças Silva
- Veber Afonso Figueiredo Costa
- Wilson dos Santos Fernandes
Wastewater treatment
Investigation of wastewater treatment processes, with emphasis on urban sewage. Evaluation, modelling and control of sewage treatment processes. Anaerobic digestion and techniques for sewage treatment and post-treatment. Sludge treatment.
- Sanitation
- Antônio Teixeira de Matos
- Carlos Augusto de Lemos Chernicharo
- Cesar Rossas Mota Filho
- Cláudio Leite de Souza
- Juliana Calábria de Araújo
- Marcos von Sperling

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