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Researcher, Eurecat, Centre Tecnològic de Catalunya

Biographie :

Violeta Vargas holds a Bachelor’s degree on Industrial Engineering from the University of Sonora (Mexico), a Master’s degree on Natural Resources Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), and a PhD on Environmental Sciences and Technology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where her final thesis was focused on studying the environmental and economic impacts of rainwater harvesting systems in Mediterranean and dessert climates. She has been interested in environmental impact related topics for a long time and particularly the application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology. In 2016 she started as an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (UPC) and continues to teach LCA to Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Master programs students. Currently she is working at Eurecat as an Advanced Researcher on Environmental Impact. She actively participates in various research projects such as MARBEL, COBRA, FATIGUE4LIGHT, and RECIBIL to make the transition from conventional to electrified mobility, more sustainable.

About Eurecat : 

Violeta Vargas, an Advanced Researcher at Eurecat for over two years, works in the Sustainability Impact research line. With a keen focus on advancing mobility solutions, she plays a pivotal role in projects like MARBEL, COBRA, FATIGUE4LIGHT, SALEMA, RECIRCULATE, and ZEvRA. Violeta's expertise lies in applying innovative approaches to address sustainability challenges in the realm of mobility. Her dedication to cutting-edge research and active participation in diverse projects showcase her commitment to shaping the future of sustainable and efficient transportation.