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UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION

 

President

Carlos André Bulhões Mendes
reitor@ufrgs.br

Born in Alagoas, he has lived in Porto Alegre, capital of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, for over 30 years. At UFRGS, he is a Full Professor in the field of Engineering, working in higher education for 36 years in methods of management of water resources, renewable resources, energy resources, environment and infrastructure with an emphasis on the use of analytical techniques (operational research, mathematical models, geoprocessing and remote sensing), incorporating the natural phenomenon and engineering controls, with economic, political and institutional constraints. As a background, he attended a Technician in Mechanics (Federal Technical School of Alagoas); Civil Engineering (Federal University of Alagoas); Occupational Safety Engineering (UFRGS); Masters (M.Sc.) in Water Resources Engineering and Environmental Sanitation (UFRGS); MBA in Project Management (FGV, RJ); PhD (Ph.D.) in Water Resources Planning and Engineering - University of Bristol, England (1991-1994); and post-doctorate in Environmental Planning at the University of California, Davis, USA (2002-2003). He was director of the IPH / UFRGS and member of the University Council; the Permanent Budget and Property Regency Committee; the Board of Directors of the Scientific and Technological Park of UFRGS; and committees on Administrative Disciplinary Processes (PAD) in presidency roles. He also performed administrative and representational activities, including participation in collegiate bodies of UFRGS (CONSUN, CEPE, Technological Park, COMGRAD-CIVIL and COMGRAD-AMBIENTAL); direction of the State Center for Research in Remote Sensing and Meteorology (CEPSRM/UFRGS); member of the Graduate Coordination (IPH, PROPUR and CEPSRM); coordination of the Graduate Program at IPH/UFRGS; representation of the Secretariat of International Relations of UFRGS; presidency of the Group for the Creation of Graduation in Environmental Engineering at UFRGS; and vice-director of the Institute of Hydraulic Research -IPH/UFRGS. After the stricto sensu training period, he received training in the LEAD –Leadership for Environment and Development program, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation in the United States, with several international trainings. As early as 2002, he received training at the University of United Nations in Tokyo, Japan, with themes on Sustainable Development and International Relations. In 2011 and 2012, he participated in the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs-sponsored Fulbright Commission program on the NEXUS Applied Research Network. He holds technical honors as Ambassador of Instituto Trata-Brasil, certificates of meritorious services with CREA-RS and the City Council Trophy of Porto Alegre, among others.

Vice President

Patricia Pranke
vicereitora@gabinete.ufrgs.br

Full professor of the discipline of Clinical Hematology at the Faculty of Pharmacy and advisor and professor in the Graduate Program in Biological Sciences - Physiology, at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Professor at UFRGS since 1995. Graduated in Pharmacy (1989) and Clinical Analyzes (1990) from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Masters in Medical Sciences from the State University of Campinas - UNICAMP (1994), Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with a sandwich doctorate in the laboratory of stem cells from the New York Blood Center, New York, United States (2002), in the area of ​​stem cells. Post-doctorate at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany (2010) in the field of nanotechnology and tissue engineering/regenerative medicine. Head Academic of the Natural Sciences Section (chair number 68) of the Brazilian Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences/National Academy of Pharmacy. Board member of the international society, elected three times: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society - Americas (administration 2015 to 2017, term 2018 to 2019 and term 2020 to 2021). President of the Latin American Committee of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. Member of the steering group of the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative (ISCBI) since 2012. Coordinator of the CNPq research group: Stem Cells and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering. Scholarship researcher of productivity in Technological Development and Innovative Extension 2 from CNPq. She was one of the two Brazilian scientists who advised the Federal Senate and the Federal Congress in drafting the Biosafety law, which approved research on human embryonic stem cells in Brazil (2003 to 2005). Researcher invited by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) for a public hearing in defense of the law on human embryonic stem cells (2008). Founder (2004) and first president of the Stem Cell Research Institute (IPCT), in partnership with several national and foreign research institutions. She was a member of the board of the Latin American Society of Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (SLABO). She was a member of the Postgraduate Program in Physiology Committee. Coordinator of several research and extension projects. Reviewer of several scientific periodicals and projects of funding agencies. Publication of several scientific articles, book chapters and patents. Advisor of undergraduate, masters and doctoral students and postdoctoral supervisor. She has received more than 20 awards, including the FADERS Social Responsibility Award (FADERS-Foundation for Articulation and Development of Public Policies for People with Disabilities and High Skills in Rio Grande do Sul). She was three times paranymph and once honored by graduate students in Pharmacy. She works in the areas of stem cells, nanotechnology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

 

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC COORDINATION

Patricia Pranke
Executive Vice President for Academic Coordination


DIVISION OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Cíntia Inês Boll
Executive Vice President for Undergraduate Studies
prograd@prograd.ufrgs.br


DIVISION OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Júlio Otávio Jardim Barcellos
Executive Vice President for Graduate Studies
propg@propg.ufrgs.br

 

DIVISION OF RESEARCH

José Antonio Poli de Figueiredo
Executive Vice President for Research
pro-reitoria@propesq.ufrgs.br

 

DIVISION OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Adelina Mezzari
Executive Vice President for Community Outreach
prorext@prorext.ufrgs.br

 

DIVISION OF PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION

Luis Roberto da Silva Macedo
Executive Vice President for Planning and Administration
proplan@proplan.ufrgs.br

 

DIVISION OF STUDENT ASSISTANCE

Ludymila Schulz Barroso
Executive Vice President for Student Assistance
prae@prae.ufrgs.br

 

DIVISION OF INNOVATION AND INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS

Geraldo Pereira Jotz
Executive Vice President for Innovation and Institutional Relations
proir@ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Marilia Borges Hackmann

Superintendent oh Human Resources

progesp@progesp.ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Reginaldo dos Santos Lopes

Superintendent of Infrastructure
E-mail: suinfra@ufrgs.br

 

CENTRAL OFFICE

Maurício Viégas da Silva

Head of Office
msviegas@ufrgs.br


OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

Alexandre Brentano
procuradoria@procuradoria.ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EVALUATION

Soraya Tanure
secsai@sai.ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATION

André Luís Prytoluk
secom@ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION

Leandro Krug Wives
sead@ufrgs.br


OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

Elisabeth Obino Cirne Lima
sedetec@ufrgs.br

 

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Carla Andréa Delatorre
relinter@relinter.ufrgs.br

 

DEPARTMENT OF SECURITY COORDINATION

Daniel Augusto Pereira

Senior Coordinator for Security
E-mail: proseg@ufrgs.br

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