Universidade de Lisboa


CERIS – Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability – is an FCT-registered research unit operating in the Civil Engineering area. It is hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources (DECivil) of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon (ULisboa).


The research staff of CERIS works in diverse and complementarity scientific areas, which offer an engaging and dynamic multidisciplinary environment.


International Students

International students find in CERIS appropriate conditions to their expectations for training and development.

Highlights & Figures 2015-2019

The quality and impact of research activities of CERIS in 2015-19 are summarized here.

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Comunication in Science

CERIS integrates the group of Science Communication of Instituto Superior Técnico research units.

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Latest News

CERIS former students distinguished by APAET

On March 22, while commemorating its 40th anniversary, the Associação Portuguesa de Análise Experimental de Tensões (APAET) distinguished three former students from CERIS. APAET is...
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CERIS researcher participated in a commemorative session of the International Women’s Day at IPS

On March 8th, researcher Ana Silva took part in a commemorative event of the International Women’s Day organised by Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (IPS). The...
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CERIS researcher part of the team awarded with the CIB Vistas funding

On March 14, CIB announced the awardees with the CIB Vistas funding (CIB Vistas Fund Programme). CERIS researcher Ana Silva is part of the recipient...
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CERIS members contribute to PTPC’s identification of fundamental vectors to combat the housing crisis

Professor Fernando Branco, guest member of the Strategic Council of the Portuguese Technological Platform of Construction (PTPC) and former member of the PTPC Executive Committee...
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