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Director CIAA


Carmen Carla Quiroga Ledezma, PhD
Tel.: ++591 (4) 42 68287 – Int. 430
E-mail: ccquiroga@upb.edu
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Postdoctoral researcher (Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain)
Ph.D. in Engineering (University of Lund, Sweden)
Diploma in Environmental Protection, (Swedish Agency for International Development, Bolivia and Sweden)
Diploma in Environment, (North Carolina State University, United States)
Diploma in Environmental Management, (Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e.V., Chile and Germany)br Licentiate in Chemical Engineering (Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Bolivia)

Food Technology: Effect of the interactions between carbohydrates and proteins on the physicochemical and rheological properties of food
Environmental Management and Prevention, and Environmental Pollution Treatment: solid, liquid and gaseous, in the Industrial Sector
Analytical Methods and Techniques: Atomic Force Microscopy - AFM, Transmission Electron Microscopy - TEM, Scanning Electron Microscopy - SEM, Differential Scanning Calorimetry - DSC, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy - FTIR, X-Ray Diffractometry (Small Angles - SAX and Wide Angles - WAX), Rheology

Professional Experience
Professor of Integrated Management Systems Master Program, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidad Mayor de San Simón
Professor of Environmental Management in Industry Diploma Program, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidad Mayor de San Simón
Director of Center for Agricultural and Agroindustrial Research (CIAA), Universidad
Researcher of Food and Natural Products Center, Universidad Mayor de San Simón
Responsible for the Surface and Chemistry Laboratory of the Colloids, Department of Technology and Food and Nutrition Engineering, University of Lund (Campus of Lund and Helsingbor)
Advisor in techniques and equipment management in the International Master Program, Department of Technology and Food Engineering and Nutrition, University of Lund
Environment Advisor and Technical Services Department Coordinator, Cámara Departamental de Industrias de Cochabamba. Environmental review, monitoring, auditing, prevention and training in environmental issues were carried out at: Compañía Papelera COPELME SA, Curtiembre CURMA S.R.L., Industrias de Aceite S.A., SOBOLMA S.A., IMBA S.A., EMBOL S.A., LA PAPELERA S.A., COBOCE LTDA., Transportadora de Electricidad S.A.
Professor of the Environmental Engineering Career, Universidad Católica Boliviana, Professor of the Chemistry and Food Engineering Careers, Universidad Mayor de San Simón; Professor of the Oil&Gas, Civil and Production Engineering Careers, Universidad Privada Boliviana
Thesis advisor of undergraduate and postgraduate, Universidad Privada Boliviana, Lund University, Universidad Mayor de San Simón
Teaching and Research Assistant, Departments of Chemistry and Physics, Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

2014: Second Place in the National Science and Technology Award – 1st Edition, Viceministerio de Ciencias y Tecnología
2010: Honorable Mention in the Technology and Innovation Award, Asociación Boliviana para el Avance de la Ciencia, Intercencia, Viceministerio de Ciencias y Tecnología

Founding member of the Food Network of the Viceministerio de Ciencias y Tecnología
Member of the Board of Directors of the PROINPA Foundation
Member of the National Committee of the CODEX Alimentarius
Member of the Red Latinoamericana de Investigadores en Leguminosas de Grano
Member of the International Lupin Association