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Published on March 21, 2016

INF’s proposal selected in BRICS call

Only 2 CS proposals were selected in the entire country


The Ministry of Education released the 12 graduate programs selected for the Network of Universities in BRICS countries (group of countries which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), and we are among the few selected universities.

INF-UFRGS’ proposal is entitled “Joint Graduate Program in Cyber Security: Bridging the Cyber and Physical Worlds Through Smart and Secure Management” and is coordinated by Professor Luciano Pachoal Gaspary.

There are six areas of knowledge involved in the process: energy, computer science and information security, BRICS studies, ecology and climate change, water resources and economy.