UPS-Quito Undergraduate Programs

Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering students

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

Environmental Engineering Director

Cecilia Elizabeth Barba Guevara

  • Doctor in Biochemistry
  • Biochemist and Pharmaceutical
  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • Master's Degree inTechnologies for the Development of Nontraditional Natural Resources

cbarba@ups.edu.ec / ceciliabarba.info

Professors

Professors Email
ALVAREZ MENDOZA CESAR IVAN calvarezm@ups.edu.ec
ARAQUE ARELLANO EDUARDO ALBERTO MIGUEL earaque@ups.edu.ec
ARIAS ALTAMIRANO EDWIN RODRIGO earias@ups.edu.ec
BALLESTEROS LARA JOSE LUIS jballesterosl@ups.edu.ec
BARBA GUEVARA CECILIA ELIZABETH cbarba@ups.edu.ec
BERSOSA VACA EDWIN FABIAN ebersosav@ups.edu.ec
BORJA VELA XIMENA DEL ROCIO xborja@ups.edu.ec
CALERO ARMAS MARIA CRISTINA mcaleroa@ups.edu.ec
CARRILLO AMPUDIA DIEGO ISRAEL dcarrilloa@ups.edu.ec
CUARAN SARZOSA FREDDY VICENTE fcuaran@ups.edu.ec
GARCIA TUMIPAMBA DIANA ELIZABETH dgarcia@ups.edu.ec
GUERRA MALDONADO ANIBAL FERNANDO aguerram@ups.edu.ec
GUTIERREZ SALAZAR PATRICIA MARIBEL pgutierrez@ups.edu.ec
JUMBO SALAZAR CARLOS ALBERTO cjumbos@ups.edu.ec
LIZANO ACEVEDO RONNIE XAVIER rlizano@ups.edu.ec
LLERENA PAZ ROBINSON DIMITRI rllerena@ups.edu.ec
LOZANO HARO ZAYDA JACQUELINE zlozano@ups.edu.ec
OBANDO VELASQUEZ JUAN NEPTALI jobando@ups.edu.ec
PAZ JACOME JORGE FERNANDO jpaz@ups.edu.ec
PAZMIÑO PACHECO ALEXANDRA KARINA apazminop@ups.edu.ec
SANCHEZ NUNEZ ANTONIO RAMIRO asanchezn@ups.edu.ec
SANCHEZ PROAÑO RENATO GABRIEL rsanchezp@ups.edu.ec
SUNTAXI SUNTAXI FREDY MARCELO fsuntaxi@ups.edu.ec
ULLOA VACA CARLOS ANDRES culloa@ups.edu.ec
VALENCIA BURGOS PEDRO ALEXANDER pvalencia@ups.edu.ec
VILCHES MORENO RICHARD JACHSON rvilches@ups.edu.ec