Federal University of ABC

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Federal University of ABC (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC) is a Brazilian institution of higher learning based in Santo André, with operations in several municipalities in the ABC region, all in the state of São Paulo.wikipedia
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Hélio Waldman

Helio Waldman
In January 2010, President Lula appointed the former dean of research of the UNICAMP and professor of USP, Helio Waldman to hold the post of rector of UFABC for the next four years.
Hélio Waldman is a Brazilian scientist best known for his work as rector of the Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC (2010–2014) and as dean of research at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Unicamp (1986–1990).

Luiz Bevilacqua

The chairman of the committee that formulated the proposal of the university was Luiz Bevilacqua, who became its second rector. Tavares was succeeded by the former president of the Brazilian Space Agency, professor Luiz Bevilacqua, who was his vice-rector and chair of the committee of implementation of the university.
Currently serves as Emeritus Professor, UFRJ and coordinator of the Center for Cognition and Complex Systems of UFABC.

São Bernardo do Campo

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Campi are located in the cities of Santo André (headquarters) and São Bernardo do Campo.

ABC Region

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Federal University of ABC (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC) is a Brazilian institution of higher learning based in Santo André, with operations in several municipalities in the ABC region, all in the state of São Paulo. In 2004, the Ministry of Education sent to Congress the Bill 3962/2004, which created the Federal University of ABC.
In 2006, the Universidade Federal do ABC was established.

University of Campinas

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UFABC first dean was the former dean from UNICAMP, professor Hermano Tavares, whose term lasted from 2005 until 2007.

São Paulo (state)

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Federal University of ABC (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC) is a Brazilian institution of higher learning based in Santo André, with operations in several municipalities in the ABC region, all in the state of São Paulo.

Higher education

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Federal University of ABC (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC) is a Brazilian institution of higher learning based in Santo André, with operations in several municipalities in the ABC region, all in the state of São Paulo.

SCImago Institutions Rankings

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UFABC is the only federal university in Brazil with 100% of its professors holding Ph.D.s and, for the second consecutive year in 2011, emerged as the only university in Brazil with impact factor in scientific publications above the world average according to SCImago Institutions Rankings.

Ministry of Education (Brazil)

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In 2004, the Ministry of Education sent to Congress the Bill 3962/2004, which created the Federal University of ABC.

National Congress of Brazil

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In 2004, the Ministry of Education sent to Congress the Bill 3962/2004, which created the Federal University of ABC.

Santo André, São Paulo

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Campi are located in the cities of Santo André (headquarters) and São Bernardo do Campo. Federal University of ABC (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC) is a Brazilian institution of higher learning based in Santo André, with operations in several municipalities in the ABC region, all in the state of São Paulo.

Brazilian Space Agency

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Tavares was succeeded by the former president of the Brazilian Space Agency, professor Luiz Bevilacqua, who was his vice-rector and chair of the committee of implementation of the university.

Brazilian Physical Society

Brazilian Society of Physics
For health reasons, Bevilacqua resigned in mid-2008, and was succeeded by the former president of the Brazilian Society of Physics, professor Adalberto Fazzio.

University of São Paulo

Universidade de São PauloUniversity of Sao PauloUSP
In January 2010, President Lula appointed the former dean of research of the UNICAMP and professor of USP, Helio Waldman to hold the post of rector of UFABC for the next four years.

Methodist University of São Paulo

Universidade Metodista de São PauloMetodista São BernardoMethodist University

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

LulaLula da SilvaLuiz Inacio Lula da Silva
On 25 August 2009 President Lula, accompanied by first lady Marisa Leticia, the Minister of Education, Fernando Haddad, the mayor of Sao Bernardo do Campo, Luiz Marinho, the deputy mayor, Frank Aguiar, and the Senator of the state of São Paulo, Aloisio Mercadante, laid the foundation stone of the campus of UFABC the city of São Bernardo do Campo.

Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica

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In the Tournament "Semana da Asa" that occurs in the CTA, annually organized by the ITA, the athletes of UFABC won 3rd place overall in the first year of participation in 2008, and 1st place overall in the second year of participation in 2009;

Nanotechnology

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UFABC research in Nanotechnology has been recognised by CNPq.

Grading in education

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On each class, the students are listed by their CR(which is UFABC's version of the GPA) and the first ones will attend that class on the next period.

Bachelor's degree

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After their basic university education, the student has several options: they can enter the job market with a bachelor's degree in Science and Technology or may continue at the university and attend one or two years in a bachelor's program specifically or eight forms of engineering.

Engineering

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After their basic university education, the student has several options: they can enter the job market with a bachelor's degree in Science and Technology or may continue at the university and attend one or two years in a bachelor's program specifically or eight forms of engineering.