2nd Workshop on Swedish Professor Chair Program at ITA

September 23rd, 2019

Introduction

The Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA in the Honor of Peter Wallenberg Sr. is an initiative of CISB and Saab to bring top researchers to Brazil with the purpose of creating and strengthening long-term collaboration between Sweden and Brazil on relevant research topics. The program is going to its 5th year of execution, during which it brought 4 Swedish professors to the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA), and resulted in several fruits and spillovers for different sectors of technology.

The 2nd Workshop on Swedish Professor Chair Program at ITA, with the theme "Main challenges and benefits of BARC", will present the achievements of the last two years of program and follow up the activities of the Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC), a Swedish initiative to encourage coordination and alignment of academic research in aeronautics and introduce the Brazilian Aeronautical Research Center (BARC) initiative. At the end of the day, there will be a roundtable to discuss the main challenges and benefits of BARC from the perspective of Brazilian universities and funding agencies.


Venue

CISB, São Paulo, SP
Oscar Freire Street, 379, 12th floor, room 121 – Jardim Paulista.


Target Audience

Professors, researchers, representatives of companies and funding agencies.


Program

13h50 – 14h00

Opening remarks

14h00 – 14h15

A Glimpse of Swedish Professor Chair Program at ITA

    Alessandra Holmo, CISB Managing Director
    Maria Wänqvist, Saab AB (t.b.c.)

14h15 – 14h30

Linköping University Chair at ITA – Past, present and future

    Prof. Petter Krus, LiU
    Prof. Roberto Gil Annes da Silva, ITA (t.b.c.)

14h30 – 14h45

Royal Institute of Technology Chair at ITA – Past, present and future

    Prof. Dan Henningson, KTH
    Prof. André Cavalieri, ITA (t.b.c.)

14h45 – 15h15

Chalmers University of Technology Chairs at ITA – Past, present and future

    Prof. Olivier Petit, Chalmers (t.b.c.)
    Prof. Jesuíno Takachi, ITA (t.b.c.)
    Prof. Ragnar Larsson, Chalmers
    Prof. Alfredo Rocha de Faria, ITA (t.b.c.)

15h15 – 15h45

Networking coffee

15h45 – 16h00

SARC - The Swedish Aeronautical Research Center

    Prof. Petter Krus, SARC

16h00 – 16h15

BARC – The Brazilian Aeronautical Research Center initiative

    Prof. Emilia Villani, ITA (t.b.c.)
    Prof. Fernando Catalano, USP-SC (t.b.c.)

16h15 – 17h15

Round table discussion: BARC (Brazilian Aeronautical Research Center) - motivation and challenges

    Moderator:
    Eduardo Couto, CNPEM (t.b.c.)
    Invited participants:
    Prof. Emilia Villani, ITA
    Prof. Carlos Cimini, UFMG
    Prof. Fernando Catalano, USP-SC
    Prof. Victor De Negri, UFSC
    CNPq representative (t.b.c.)
    Fapesp representative (t.b.c.)

17h15 – 17h30

MoU signature BARC (ITA, USP, UFSC UFMG)

17h30

Closing remarks


About the program Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA

The program Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA in Honor of Peter Wallenberg Sr. was launched in March 2015 and made possible the arrival of four important academics from the respective Swedish universities Linköping University, Chalmers University of Technology and Royal Institute of Technology at ITA (Aeronautics Institute of Technology). The program includes joint education, bilateral research, support to the research agenda in aeronautics sector and expansion of cooperation.

>> 1st Newsletter: Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA (2016)
>> 2nd Newsletter: Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA (2018)

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