Research Centers 2011 – 2014

  • Engineering Research, Development and Innovation Center (CIDII)


    - Control and Automation technologies engineering

    - Computer systems and artificial intelligence

    - Technology for inclusion

    - Optimization of energy and renewable energy

    - New materials and transformation processes

  •  Intercultural Studies Center (CEI)


    - State, citizenship, public policies, and interculturality

    - Development, land, environment and interculturality

    - Linguistic diversity and interculturality

    - Epistemology, knowledge and interculturality

    - Spirituality, theology and interculturality

    - Communication and interculturality

    - Health and interculturality

  • Economic and Business Research Center (CIEE)


    - Community economics, community financing, micro and small enterprises

    - International Political economy and fair trade

    - Social responsibility, redistribution of wealth and quality of life

    - Marketing and consumption

    - Entrepreneurship and innovation

    - Organization of production and technological innovation

    - Auditing and specific applications

  • Educational Research Center (CIE)


    - Curriculum and cultures

    - Educational policies and teacher training

    - Evaluation and educational research

    - Education and technology

    - Inclusive education, inclusive policies, culture and practice

    - Education Philosophy

    - Enculturation of the church in Indigenous and Afro Ecuadorian cultures

    - Language

  • Environmental Modeling Research Center (CIMA)


    - Weather and climate study

    - Seismic tomography of volcanoes and seismic clusters

    - Ecology and Natural resource management

    - Geographic information systems and Geoportals

    - Telemedicine and Telehealth supported by advanced networks

    - Sustainable and integrated water management

  • Biodiversity Assessment and Research Center (CIVABI)


    - Chemistry applied to life sciences

    - Biodiversity and Genetic resources

    - Technology applied to natural resources

  • Milk Research Center (CILEC)


    - Bovine reproduction and genetics

    - Animal nutrition

    - Animal sanitation

    - Management systems for food quality and safety in milk and its derivatives

    - Social and environmental interrelationships of milk