The conference will
be held at Faculdade
de Engenharia of the University of Porto .
Faculdade de Engenharia
Universidade do Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-465 Porto PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 22 508 14 00
Fax: +351 22 508 14 40
FEUP longitude="-8.61025" latitude="41.15057"
to get to FEUP from the airport
The distance between Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro (Pedras
Rubras) and FEUP is
about 15km. You can use the Metro but will have to take two trains. The
first, on line E,
to "Estação da Trindade". In the second, you
should go until the end of line D. On arrival,
you'll be at "Hospital de S. João". 5 minutes by foot, then,
to get to FEUP. If you
want to take this option, you can get a map
Taxi should perhaps be a good solution. If
you decide, however, to rent a car, maybe you should try to follow
directions from Via
to get to FEUP by car
Follow the suitable motorway, regarding your origin. You can reach FEUP
by A1, A3, A4 ou A28.
In any case, follow directions to "Hospital de S. João".
Arriving there, you we'll be in EN12.
Follow then the above instructions. This
Map should probably help.
In EN12 (Circunvalação), from A3 or A4
(Ermesinde, Vila Real, Braga)
Follow EN12 until you see Hospital de São João on
Prepare to turn left in semaphores at the end of the hospital.
Turn left to Rua António Bernardino Almeida (IPO-Instituto
Português de Oncologia on your right).
Turn left, again, to Rua do Dr. Plácido da Costa.
At the end of the street, you'll see FEUP. Enter
by the your right side.
How to get to
FEUP by Bus
In the city area there are several bus lines that serve the Engineering
Faculty: 301, 204, 205, 505, 507, 603, 604, 704, 705, 803, 804, 805.
For more information see www.stcp.pt.
to use Metro
Metro do Porto is a new transportation facility that operates mainly on
surface. So, you will mostly see stations
similar to the shown below.
You must buy a rechargeable ticket named "Andante", using machines like
the one below. Before each trip, you have to validate your ticket
approaching it of the yellow machine.
The most suitable station to get to and from
FEUP is "IPO". You can see a picture below.
When you reach the station, just turn left around the corner and you
will see FEUP at the end of Rua
do Dr. Plácido da Costa.
If you miss this station, don't be worried: -Exit on the next one
(Hospital de S. João) and follow the map.
U.PORTO and FEUP
(U.PORTO) was founded on the 22nd
of March 1911, basically as a result of the union of Porto's 19th
century higher education schools, which themselves stemmed from
institutions of the previous century. Nowadays the University of Porto
is the largest university in Portugal with about 28.000 students. About
55 1st cycle degrees and more than 100 2nd and 3rd cycle degrees are
offered in all major fields of study. The University employs more than
2.000 teachers and 1.700 technical and administrative staff.
Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP) is a leading
of international reputation whose achievements in research and
teaching have established itself in the forefront of the universities
The Faculty is committed to the highest
standards of education, in furtherance of its mission to advance
learning and knowledge, preparing professional engineers at an
international level. It is the largest Faculty of the U.PORTO, with
about 5,700 students and more than 400 lecturers, of which about two
thirds hold a doctoral degree.
U.PORTO carries out
high quality research in all fields of study and offers excellent
conditions for researchers to develop their activities, with many
research centres and laboratories.
researchers with a grid infrastructure to support e-Science. The
Grid infra-structure at U.PORTO is composed by three grid clusters,
totalizing 96 CPUs, managed by the Engineering
(FEUP) and Science
Faculties (FCUP) and by the Institute
of Common Resources and
Initiatives of the University (IRICUP).
of the EGEE (Enabling
Grids for E-sciencE)