- First Master´s Degree ever offered by UFSC, since 1969
- From 1981, also a Doctoral Program
- In all evaluations carried out by CAPES, the Program has received grades that place it among the best Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program in Brazil.
Created in 1994
It has an interdisciplinary profile, allowing continuous exchange of information between students and professors
Many CAPES evaluations, including the last one, resulted in the maximum grade (7) for the Program, which indicates excellency also for international standards.