José María da Conceição

Biography of José María da Conceição

José María da Conceição was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, son of José, a sea captain. From 1856, José María attended classes in senior Mathematics, Science, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, junior Latin, Chemistry and Natural History.

During his studies, José was awarded class prizes for Civil Engineering and Mechanics (Junior Division, 1856-57 and Senior Division 1857-58), Natural Philosophy for Special Investigations on the Elasticity of Copper (1857-58) and Investigations in the Laboratory of the class on the Elasticity of Metals (1858-59).


José María da Conceição
Born 1839.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1856-60;
Record last updated: 22nd Aug 2012

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