Centre for Territory,
Environment and Construction

About CTAC

The Centre for Territory, Environment and Construction (CTAC) is a research unit of the School of Engineering of University of Minho (UMinho), recognised by the “FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia” (Foundation for Science and Technology), associated to the Department of Civil Engineering (DEC), with whom it shares resources and namely human resources.

Currently CTAC aggregates 25 researchers holding a PhD of which 20 are faculty professors of the Civil Engineering Department.

Research Areas of Competence

Construction Materials and Technologies

Hydraulics and Environment

Latest Projects


Total Budget - 227772 €


Total Budget - 50000 €

Latest News

Innovation and Sustainability at the Curtir Ciência International Fair!

The GlassCON project and the spin-off Natura Matéria were present at the Curtir Ciência International Fair, showcasing the latest innovations from the CTAC Research Center!

PhD Seminars 2024

The year kicked off with the realization of the PhD Seminars 2024.

UMinho Scientific Initiation Award

Duarte Ferreira, a Civil Engineering student, was distinguished for his participation in the fourth edition of the UMinho Scientific Initiation Award.

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