A grant of US$ 17,000.00 issued by CNPq for 2003 and 2004
This is a major and prestigious program recently started by
the Brazilian government where at least three senior researchers can
a group to apply to form a National Excellence Center. In engineering
are only ten centers in the country and ours was considered among the
Prof. da Silva is part of the team of 18 researches involved in the
The grant amounted of a million US $.
A grant issued by FAPERJ, an agency of the Government of the
State of Rio de Janeiro, for Researches that have their Ph.D. titles
less than 7 years. Value: US$8,500.00
Project CNPq No 522381/95-2.
Research production scholarship from CNPq since 1996. this
award in form of a scholarship is given to the best qualified
in each field. In Electrical Engineering there are around 800
filed in Brazil. From those only around 200 get scholarship