EAS – EARTH AND SPACE

Priority Topic 3 – Earth and Space (EAS)

This thematic area congregates an expressive number of programs of excellence, with strong international insertion and tradition of many decades. There are 22 programs, of which half (11) received the highest score (7) in the last four-year evaluation of Capes and 5 programs received a grade 6. The consolidated competence in these programs allows to address challenges ranging from the understanding of phenomena at the subatomic scale up to scale of the universe. Of special interest are terrestrial processes that affect the balance and sustainability of our planet. In the basic and natural sciences, such as astronomy, physics, geosciences, mathematics and chemistry, there is a significant participation of USP in projects organized in vast international networks which are currently underway. The objectives in this thematic area are part of the strategic vision of internationalization of the University, seeking to consolidate and expand international leadership in areas where we already have excellence, taking advantage of themes in which Brazil arouses special interest. As an example, we mention the atmospheric sciences, which are of great relevance to studies of climate change, where research in the Amazon region is carried out with consolidated international leadership at USP. We understand that the current times offers important opportunities to attract international researchers, young talents from other nationalities, to establish themselves in Brazil. The excellence of our postgraduate programs should be expanded through increased exchange and promotion of international research and human resources training environments, with the expansion of dual degree agreements (goal of 50% increase); in recent years, there has been a great expansion in the provision of English language courses to increase the diversity of nationalities in our student body, which will be strengthened; we intend to increase agreements with our international partners to promote greater exchange in the offering of postgraduate courses, both by foreign professors at USP and by USP faculty members abroad, with the aim of increasing the international visibility of the knowledge existing here; we will develop structuring actions in the postgraduate programs that received grade 4 (four programs), in order to raise them to a level of excellence.

Projects and graduate participants programs

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS GRADUATE PARTICIPANTS PROGRAMS CAPES ID USP SCHOOLS NAMES
1 MODELLING, SIMULATION, ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION IN FUTURE COMPUTING SYSTEMS COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS 33002045004P1 ICMC
COMPUTER SCIENCE 33002010176P0 IME
2 ENERGY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE ENERGY 33002010149P3 IEE
BIOENERGY (USP, UNICAMP AND UNESP) 33002037024P7 ESALQ
3 BASE DEVELOPMENTS IN MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS MATHEMATICS 33002010005P1 IME
STATISTIC 33002010007P4 IME
MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
APLICATED MATHEMATICS 33002010006P8 IME
4 MATHEMATICAL MODELING AND DATA SCIENCE MATHEMATICS 33002010005P1 IME
STATISTIC 33002010007P4 IME
MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
APLICATED MATHEMATICS 33002010006P8 IME
5 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND SUSTAINABILITY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 33002010145P8 IEE
SUSTAINABILITY 33002010228P0 EACH
6 OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC INTERACTIONS IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN METEOROLOGY 33002010124P0 IAG
OCEANOGRAPHY 33002010219P1 IO
7 THE TECTONIC PLATE OF SOUTH AMERICA: ITS STRUCTURE, GEODYNAMICS AND STRATEGIC AND NATURAL RESOURCES EARTH SCIENCES (GEOCHEMISTRY AND GEOTECTONICS) 33002010127P0 IGC
GEOPHYSICS 33002010016P3 IAG
EARTH SCIENCES (MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY) 33002010013P4 IGC
EARTH SCIENCES (MINERAL RESOURCES AND HYDROGEOLOGY) 33002010126P3 IGC
8 PALEONVIRONMENT AND LIFE EVOLUTION IN THE EARLY EARTH EARTH SCIENCES (GEOCHEMISTRY AND GEOTECTONICS) 33002010127P0 IGC
GEOPHYSICS 33002010016P3 IAG
9 FROM FUNDAMENTAL INGREDIENTS OF NATURE TO THE DYNAMICS OF THE UNIVERSE ASTRONOMY 33002010004P5 IAG
PHYSICAL 33002010002P2 IF
PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
10 CHEMISTRY FOR SOCIETY CHEMISTRY 33002010191P0 IQ
CHEMISTRY 33002045020P7 IQSC
CHEMISTRY 33002029031P8 FFCLRP
11 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES APPLIED TO INDUSTRY (CEPID-CEMEAI) COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS 33002045004P1 ICMC
MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
12 RESEARCHES INVOLVING COMPLEX FLUIDS PHYSICAL 33002010002P2 IF
13 DATA STREAM MINING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS 33002045004P1 ICMC
14 CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN BIODIVERSITY AND DRUG DISCOVERY – CIBFAR/CEPID PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
15 CEPOF – RESEARCH CENTER ON OPTICAL AND PHOTONIC PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
16 CENTER FOR BIOPHOTONIC RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND INSTRUMENTATION PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
17 RESEARCH IN ELECTRONIC ELECTRONICS PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
18 OPTICAL AND PHOTONIC RESEARCH PHYSICAL 33002045002P9 IFSC
19 END-TO-END AUTOML COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS 33002045004P1 ICMC
20 SINGULARITIES AND ALGEBRAIC THEORY IN DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
21 INTERNET OF THE FUTURE APPLIED FOR SMART CITIES COMPUTER SCIENCE 33002010176P0 IME
22 SEMILINEAR AND QUASILINEAR ELLIPTIC PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
23 SINGULARITIES OF DIFFERENTIABLE MAPPINGS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICS 33002045003P5 ICMC
24 INTEGRATION OF IOT AND ROBOTICS FOR INTELLIGENT ENVIRONMENTS COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS 33002045004P1 ICMC
25 THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE, IN PARTICULAR DARK ENERGY AND DARK MATTER (BINGO PROJECT) PHYSICAL 33002010002P2 IF
26 GMT: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE FROM GALAXY FORMATION TO EARTH-LIKE PLANETS, WITH THE GIANT MAGELLAN TELESCOPE (GMT) ASTRONOMY 33002010004P5 IAG