KTH Brazil Alumni Chapter

All KTH alumni who live and work in Brazil or who have an interest in networking with alumni in Brazil are welcome to join events arranged by the Chapter. The Chapter is a way for you to reconnect with KTH, benefit your organization, further your professional development and create valuable networking opportunities.

KTH Brazil Alumni Chapter Committee

Giovanna Orisaka, Julia Carrara & Gustavo Guimaraes

Giovanna Orisaka

Giovanna graduated from Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp) with a Bachelor in Computer Science. In 2013, she began her studies at KTH as an exchange student at the undergraduate level. During the one year study period, she took the course package "Computer Science for Data Mining" as part of the Science without Borders scholarship program. The courses were mainly focused in machine learning and information visualization. She currently works as a software developer in telecommunication field in Campinas, Brazil .

Giovanna's Linkedin profile .


Julia Carrara

Julia studied Industrial Ecology for a year between 2013 and 2014 at KTH with a Science Without Borders scholarship from the Brazilian government. She graduated from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 2015 with a Bachelor in Production Engineering. She currently lives in São Paulo, studies Finance at Insper and works at Johnson & Johnson as a finance analyst.

Julia's Linkedin profile.

Gustavo Guimaraes


Gustavo graduated from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 2011 with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. Studied between 2010 and 2011 at KTH with a Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. He took a mix of courses from different master's programmes:  Engineering Design, Engineering Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering . He currently lives in São José dos Campos and works at Embraer as a Product Development Engineer.

Gustavo's Linkedin profile.

Past alumni events in Brazil

Sweden-Brazil Alumni Fair, Sao Paulo

KTH participated at the Sweden-Brazil Alumni and Student Fair in Sao Paulo 13 November 2013. At the event  Brazilian students and alumni could network with Swedish companies. This way the students and alumni got to know the companies better and an opportunity to find an employment, internship or a study programme within their area of interest. The event was organized by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (SwedCham) and the Swedish Embassy.

Networking event in São Paulo

KTH´s visit tour to five Brazilian universities ended with a networking evening at the Swedish-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Sao Paulo on Thursday 18 April 2013 . The Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Institute (SI) invited alumni, business representatives and students to this evening where, among other things, the new initiative “Sweden Brazil Alumni Connection” and the finals of the student competition “Sweden without Borders” took place.You can read more here.

KTH Brazil Alumni Association Event

On 16 October 2012, alumni from KTH and Uppsala University came together with company representatives of the Swedish-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Sao Paulo. The evening offered several interesting presentations, old times were recalled and a Swedish-Brazilian mingle buffet was enjoyed. You can read more here.

Alumni gather in São Paulo

More than ten KTH alumni met up with KTH representatives on 3 November 2011 in São Paulo for an evening of networking and socialising.The event was held at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and began with a presentation held by Professor Semida Silveira, Professor in Energy and Environmental Technology and head of the division of Energy and Climate Studies (ECS) at KTH.Following the presentation the alumni were joined by local company representatives and members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for further discussion over a light buffet. You can read more here.


If you want to get in touch with the group join their group on LinkedIn.

For more information, queries or for help with the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact KTH Alumni Office alumni@kth.se

Tillhör: Alumni
Senast ändrad: 2016-10-27