Environmental Sciences Research Group (GRICAM)

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Organization profile

Organization profile

The Environmental Sciences Research Group of the Salesian Polytechnic University is a scientific and academic group, made up entirely of full-time teachers of the Environmental Engineering Career, which, based on the needs of society, seeks to find solutions to problems related to environmental degradation, natural disasters and alternative energies. Based on these areas, teachers - researchers have been selected to be linked based on their areas of expertise and interest, in order to generate significant products for the University and for Ecuadorian society.

Research lines:

Sustainable Water and Soil Management
Evaluation and Mitigation of Environmental Impact
Climate Change and Socio-natural Disasters
Solid Waste and Optimization of Renewable Energy
Agroecology, Environment and Territory


Ronnie Xavier Lizano Acevedo (rlizano@ups.edu.ec)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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