Undergraduate programs in Guayaquil

Envrionmental engineering

 

Degree: Environmental Engineer

Study Mode:  On Campus

Duration: 10 semesters

Description 

We educate professionals who will have scientific knowledge, be responsible, ethical and capable of using technologies that help solve environmental problems in society by applying mathematical models to design environmental control technologies. Environmental engineering professionals can develop environmental management systems according to environmental laws.

Job Context

- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that complies with the current legislation to protect the environment and suggests environmental policies
 
-  A technician, director, advisor, analyst that manages waste
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that carries out campaigns to create awareness on environmental care
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that manages protected wilderness areas
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that controls and monitors water, land and air pollution in the city and the industry
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that manages the efficient use of resources to obtain products 
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that designs sanitation projects of waste water in urban and rural areas
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that designs infrastructure for water treatment
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that conducts environmental audits in different sectors
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that manages polluted land and designs treatment plans
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that directs environmental projects
 
- A technician, director, advisor, analyst that carries out environmental research projects
 
In the industry: 
 
- Identifies negative and positive environmental impacts and assesses the level of damage caused in order to provide solutions according to environmental laws
 
- Can be in charge of management systems of environmental quality, health and occupational safety
 
- Establishes control methods to reduce emissions and waste
 
- Suggests technical solutions to reduce emissions and waste
 
- Designs or selects treatment equipment for waste 
 
- Proposes solutions or manages installations of environmental character, such as plants of final disposition of dangerous waste, plants of final disposition of common waste, stations of transfer, etc. 
 
As a freelancer:
 
- Carries out studies, evaluations, audits and environmental certifications for different economic sectors

Director

Carmen Elizabeth Palacios Limones

  • Chemical engineer
  • Master's degree in environmental engineering

 

Phone number: (04) 2 590-630 ext. 4206

e-mail: cpalaciosl@ups.edu.ec

 

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