The Centre for Mechanical Engineering (CEMUC) is a Research Centre based at the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra. In 1995, the Centre was
established as a Research
Unit, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Research
Unit nº 285). In 2008, CEMUC merged with ICEMS (Institute of
Science and Engineering of Materials,
Research Unit nº 285) of the University of Coimbra (UC), and GMM / IMAT (Group of Metallic Materials / Materials Institute, Research Unit nº 1182) of the University of Porto (UP), keeping the same designation: CEMUC - Research Unit nº 285. Currently, the host institutions of CEMUC are the University of Coimbra (UC), the University of Porto (UP) and the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD).