What we do

Our research and academic focuses are on Global Development priorities (living standards, sustainable growth, natural resource management, equality and justice, peace and security) and challenges (climate change, food security, sustainable agriculture, poverty eradication, human development…).

The role of water and energy stands out when addressing these challenges: Meeting basic needs through infrastructure and services, promote universal development of societies and ensure sustainable management of natural resources.

Contributions are diverse, as our profiles demonstrate. More details in Research interests!

Key research group activities are:

- Applied research with a broad academic approach and strong bases on applied math, experimental sciences and technology.

- Innovative contracts with agencies, governments, and NGO

- Networking and international research projects with academic partners

- Graduate and undergraduate teaching at UPC, and PhD and MSc alumni supervisors.