Coordinating Committee

The Program Coordinating Committee (CCP) is composed of four Full Members – Program advisors – one of these being the coordinator and one the coordinator’s alternate, and one student representative, each member having their respective alternate.

The faculty members are elected by the program advisors and the students by their peers.

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. João Pereira Leite

Deputy Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Álan Luiz Éckeli

Faculty Representative

Main: Prof. Dr. Álan Luiz Éckeli

Alternate: Profa. Dra. Fabíola Dach

Main: Profa. Dra. Claudia Ferreira da Rosa Sobreira

Aternate: Profa. Dra. Elaine Ap. Del Bel B. Guimarães

Main: Prof. Dr. João Pereira Leite

Alternate: Prof. Dr. Octavio Marques Pontes Neto

Main: Prof. Dr. Norberto Cysne Coimbra

Alternate: Profa. Dra. Valéria de Paula Sassoli Fazan

Term: 08/31/2022 a 08/30/2024

Student Representative:


Among the duties of the CCP established in the USP graduate regulations and deliberations of the program, stand out:

  •  propose to CPG the registration of disciplines and the professors responsible for them;
  •  propose to CPG the registration of its advisors and co-advisors;
  • submit to CPG for homologation the specific admission criteria in the Graduate Program courses;
  •  coordinate the admission process of the Graduate Program and designate the members of the admission committee, when necessary;
  •  forward to the CPG the list of applicants selected for homologation and disclosure;
  •  refer to the acceptance of the advisor chosen by the student;
  •  deliberate on change of Advisor;
  •  deliberate on students termination;
  •  deliberate on requests to count credits obtained in disciplines studied outside USP;
  •  decide on the registration of the student in the qualifying exam and the appointment of members to compose the Examining Committee;
  •  approve the report of the examination committee of the qualifying exam, within a maximum of forty-five days from the date of the examination;
  •  suggest to the CPG, after listening to the advisor, the composition of the examining committee for the defense of a master’s dissertation or a doctoral thesis;
  •  deliberate on the academic and scientific performance of the student regularly enrolled in the program, through an annual activity report, presented by the student;
  •  appoint members to compose admission committees;
  •  authorize the remote admission tests by videoconferencing or equivalent media.