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National Institute of Space Technologies

Grant number: 08/57866-1
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: June 01, 2010 - July 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace Structures
Cooperation agreement: CNPq - INCTs
Principal Investigator:João Luiz Filgueiras de Azevedo
Grantee:João Luiz Filgueiras de Azevedo
Home Institution: Divisão de Engenharia Mecânica (IEM). Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA). Ministério da Defesa (Brasil). São José dos Campos , SP, Brazil
Associated grant(s):15/08083-8 - LIM - lasers in manufacturing, AR.EXT
13/07784-7 - 3rd International Symposium on laser Ultrasonics and advanced sensing (LU2013), AR.EXT
12/07582-2 - 12th European Plasma Conference - High Technology Plasma Processes (HTPP-12), AR.EXT

Abstract

Some of the critical problems that affect the space sector include lack of researchers in terms of quantity and quality, support to and integration with that research groups outside SJC, lack of organization and synergy to address common or complementary technological problems. Nowadays, there are no systematic mechanisms that allow providing human resources in quantity and quality that are sufficient to the space sector. In general, the researchers are engineers with graduate courses in aeronautics engineering and space engineering. The number of graduates does not satisfy the needs of the sector. The groups of researchers are concentrated on the following Institutes of the region of the SJC: IEAv, IAE, INPE e ITA. There are groups of researchers located In other regions of Brazil, such as RN, MA, RS, and other states, however, there Is not a form of organization of the institutes, hindering any attempt of action on both scientific and technological research and policies of investments and creation of competence of human resources. We claim that a network involving the research is an effective proposal to address the above Issues. The goal of the our proposal Is to consolidate a cooperative network of research to allow the effective competence building of human resources, the accomplishment of research and development of technologies of interest to the space program more specifically to the development of Innovative techniques in space engineering. We list the following research area of Interest: a) propulsion; b) navigation, control and guidance; c) on-board scientific instrumentation, and d) structures and materials. In general terms, the proposal of the Institute Includes the following activities: scientific and technological research collaboration, workshops, technical visits, activities of discussion of mechanisms to effectively Implement exchange policies and human resources, creation of joint courses or courses with support of professional master, undergraduate, academic master, and Ph.D. Those activities in terms of indicators (performance indexes) will result in dissertations, thesis, scientific articles, and patents of products and software by the partners’ institutes. (AU)

Scientific publications (5)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
DUTRA, THIAGO ASSIS; MUELLER DE ALMEIDA, SERGIO FRASCINO. Composite plate stiffness multicriteria optimization using lamination parameters. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, v. 133, p. 166-177, DEC 1 2015. Web of Science Citations: 10.
PENACCHIONI, A. V.; BRAGA, J.; CASTRO, M. A.; D'AMICO, F. Telescope performance and image simulations of the balloon-borne coded-mask protoMIRAX experiment. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY ASTROPHYSICS, v. 5-6, p. 22-29, MAR-JUN 2015. Web of Science Citations: 4.
GEHLEN ROHRER, RUBENS ZOLAR; MULLER DE ALMEIDA, SERGIO FRASCINO; DONADON, MAURICIO VICENTE. Optimization of composite plates subjected to buckling and small mass impact using lamination parameters. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, v. 120, p. 141-152, FEB 2015. Web of Science Citations: 9.
SAKAMOTO, JOAO M. S.; PACHECO, GEFESON M.; KITANO, CLAUDIO; TITTMANN, BERNHARD R. Geometrical parameter analysis of a high-sensitivity fiber optic angular displacement sensor. APPLIED OPTICS, v. 53, n. 36, p. 8436-8443, DEC 20 2014. Web of Science Citations: 4.
MAGRI, VANESSA P. R.; AGUIAR, ODYLIO D.; LEME, CLAUDIA B. M. P.; MOSSO, MARBEY M.; FURTADO, S. R.; CARVALHO, JULIANA B.; SOUZA, JORGE A. M. SINGLE LOOP PHASE NOISE MEASUREMENT OF MICROWAVE OSCILLATORS. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, v. 56, n. 10, p. 2304-2310, OCT 2014. Web of Science Citations: 0.

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