Doctorate in Energy, Water and Environment
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of La Serena.
Create a PhD program in Energy, Water and Environment to train specialists with advanced knowledge in the theoretical and empirical foundations related to energy, water and environment, who are trained to develop research in these areas. The general lines of specialization offered by the program are: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Water and Water Resources, Environment and Sustainability.
The curriculum is for four years organized in 8 semesters.
Electives in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency:
1 Phenomena of Transport of Energy and Matter
2 Solar Energy, Wind and Applications
3 Computational Fluid Mechanics
Electives in Water and Water Resources:
4 Non-conventional water resources
6 Water Resources Management
Electives in Environment:
7 Environmental Stress: Effect and Biological Responses
8 Advances in Environment and Sustainability
8 academic semesters, 18 weeks per semester, in 4 years.
Program Director: Nelson Moraga Benavides
Phone: +56 51 2 204208