The UFRJ Polytechnic School path is closely connected to the history of the Brazilian scientific, technological and cultural development itself. Its origin dates back to 1792, when it became first regular engineering course in the Americas and the first higher education course in Brazil. With 222 highly qualified professors, it is presently the largest Engineering federal school in Brazil. Its educational excellence can be depicted by the great relevance of the various projects and researches developed in its laboratories, the academic awards received by our professors and students and, above all, by the prestige of our students in the labor market.
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