António Cruz Serra, president of the IST/UTL, said “Last year, the Best Student in the Examinations for Admission to the PhD in Electrical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon was from the IST”
The President of the Instituto Superior Técnico da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa leads us on a tour of the most important events associated with the history of this prestigious institution. “Schools of Engineering and the top research centers seem to have fulfilled its role: they continue to teach students with quality comparable to the best in the world, they perform research projects which financing is obtained in competition with their European counterparts; they protect knowledge that is produced and publish it in the most prestigious scientific journals and with the selection process of articles more demanding”, says António Cruz Serra. And he exemplifies: “Last year, the best student in the examinations for admission to the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon was from the IST.”
Read the Portuguese article at Elite – Negócios & Lifestyle (July 1, 2011).