Dear colleague,

I would like to inform you about the 3rd International Conference on Science and Technology Education STE 2022 that will take place in Porto, Portugal, 6-7 October 2022 (Link: The conference venue is the campus of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) , which offers excellent facilities for high quality scientific interactions. FEUP is located in the town of Porto in the Northern region of Portugal. Porto is a beautiful and lively city, steeped in history and rich in great experiences. With its magnificent location by the Atlantic coast, Porto is the city of the world famous Port Wine and the River Douro.

This conference is held every year in Porto. The conference is chaired by Lucas F. M. da Silva and co-chaired by António Ferreira (University of Porto, Portugal). The focus is on education in science and technology. The conference will provide an international forum for the sharing, dissemination and discussion of research, experience and perspectives across a wide range of teaching and learning issues. The conference welcomes abstracts/papers related to the following topics:

You have in attachment the programme of STE2021 for you to have an idea of the type of themes treated in STE conferences. It is still possible to participate in STE2021 (see registration here).

The scientific committee includes Ahmad Basheer (The Academic Arab College of Education in Israel, Israel), Américo Azevedo (University of Porto, Portugal), Amir Jahanian Najafabadi (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany), Ana Q Barbosa (INEGI, Portugal), Anastasios Vassilopoulos (EPFL, Switzerland), Anssi Lindell (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), António Augusto Sousa (University of Porto, Portugal), António Coelho (University of Porto, Portugal), António Mendes Lopes (University of Porto, Portugal), Barbara Del Curto (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Christian Kautz (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany), Chuang Wang (University of Macau, China), David Naylor (Ryerson University, Canada), Dominique Persano Adorno (University of Palermo, Italy), Eduardo Marques (INEGI, Portugal), Eugenio Dragoni (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy), Francisco José García-Peñalvo (University of Salamanca, Spain), Gillian Sunders-Smits (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Gordana J Dolecek (National Institute INAOE, Mexico), João Falcão e Cunha (University of Porto, Portugal), João Pedro Pego (University of Porto, Portugal), Leonhard E Bernold (Technical University Federico Santa María, Chile), Matias Noll (Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Goiás, Brazil), Nuno Ramos (University of Porto, Portugal), Robert Adams (University of Oxford, UK), Susan Lord (University of San Diego, USA), Tanja Tajmel (Concordia University Montreal, Canada), Teresa Duarte (University of Porto, Portugal), Wing Mui Winnie So (Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Xudong Pan (Harbin Institute of Technology, China) and Zita De Almeida Sampaio (University of Lisbon, Portugal).

Authors who wish to make a presentation (oral or poster) are requested to submit a short abstract (one single A4 page possibly with a diagram and references) in English, by 29 April 2022. The abstracts should be sent electronically to Indicate in the email if you want oral or poster presentation. The abstract template can be downloaded from the conference web site (Link:

Conference proceedings with the accepted abstracts will be available at the registration.

The full papers will be considered for publication in special issues of:

The full papers (not compulsory) should be sent to the e-mail before the 6th of October 2022. The text should be in single column format and double line spacing.

Important dates
29 April 2022 Abstract submission deadline
20 May 2022 Notification of acceptance to authors
3 June 2022 Early bird registration

Yours sincerely,

Lucas F. M. da Silva
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Chairman of AB, CLBA, IAA, AJP, MDA and STE conferences

Editor in Chief of The Journal of Adhesion (TAYLOR & FRANCIS)
Editor in Chief of Proc. Inst. of Mech. Eng., Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (SAGE)
Editor in Chief of Journal of Advanced Joining Processes (ELSEVIER)
Editor in Chief of U. Porto Journal of Engineering (UNIVERSITY OF PORTO)

President of the Portuguese Adhesion Society

Director of the Integrated Master in Mechanical Engineering

Director of Advanced Joining Processes Unit of INEGI

Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)
Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEMec)
Rua Dr Roberto Frias
4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Phone: +351 22 50 81 706, email:, web: