This special issue of U.Porto Journal of Engineering contains selected papers presented at the 1st International Conference on Science and Technology Education STE 2020, held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal, during 15-16 October 2020. The conference is co-chaired by António Ferreira (University of Porto, Portugal), Lucas F. M. da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal) and Claudio R. Brito (COPEC, Brazil). Its goal is to provide an international forum for the sharing, dissemination and discussion of research, experience and perspectives across a wide range of teaching and learning issues. About 50 papers were presented by researchers from nearly 20 countries.

Published: 2021-02-19


Lucas F. M. da Silva, António M. Ferreira


Moodle-Enabled Virtual Lab for Fieldbus Process Control

Vítor Viegas, José Miguel Costa Dias Pereira


Combining Virtual and On-site Teaching for Innovation Training in Robot Engineering

Xudong Pan, Hong Huo, Yu Jiang, Xinyu Cui, Bo Peng, Haibo Gao, Xiuqin Han


Advanced Joining Processes Unit

A Fully Independent Research Group

Ricardo Carbas, Eduardo Marques, Lucas F. M. da Silva


European Adhesive Bonder

A Targeted Training for Portuguese Professionals Harmonized with European Directives

A. Q. Barbosa, L. F. M. da Silva, A. Loureiro, E. A. S. Marques, R. Carbas, S. de Barros


The Increase of Brazilian Students in a Portuguese Engineering School

Motivations for International Mobility and the Key Educational Challenges

Mateus Reis, Teresa Duarte, Eduardo Marques, Catarina Borges, Fernando Sousa, Ricardo Carbas, Lucas da Silva