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Vidfa Carolina Garvizu Auza

Country of origin: Bolivia Currently in: Bolivia, La Paz General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


2017 Master Engineering sciences
2009 Undergraduate Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

- Strengthening research management in higher education institutions in Bolivia and Paraguay. (Erasmus + Proyect) - Water Quality (Georgia Tech - UCB) - Air Quality. - UCB-VLIR UOS Program: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN VULNERABLE RURAL AND URBAN REGIONS IN BOLIVIA.

Research Keywords: 
Water quality
air quality
Environmental pollution
study of air pollution.
wastewater treatment
water issues
environmental microbiology

Publications resulting from Research: 

1) Salazar D., Ginn O., Brown J., Soria F., Garvizu C., 2020. Assessment of antibiotic resistant coliforms from bioaerosol samples collected above a sewage-polluted river in La Paz, Bolivia
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health - ELSEVIER

2) Medina C., Ginn O., Brown J., Soria F., Garvizu C., Salazar D., Tancara A., 2021. Detection and assessment of the antibiotic resistance of Enterobacteriaceae recovered from bioaerosols in the Choqueyapu River area, La Paz – Bolivia
Science of The Total Environment - ELSEVIER

3) Garvizu C., Valdez A., Jui Lin T, 2019. Evaluation of red mud beads durability, used in wetland systems for phosphorus adsorption in wastewater. (University of Delaware - Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo)
Conference proceedings - 1st International Congress of Water Integrated Management in Bolivia (2019)

4) Nogales, S., Garvizu, C. Analysis of vulnerability to climate change in the floods event in San Buenaventura Municipality
(Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo – Universidad Mayor de San Andrés)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 


CAL - Matilda y las Mujeres en Ingeniería

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