AREAS OF CONCENTRATION AND FIELDS OF RESEARCH (Since 2011)
BIOLOGICAL AND AGROINDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS - SBA
- Geoprocessing, Spatial Statistics and Precision Agriculture - Geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and global positioning systems (GPS); Spatial statistics of area and geostatistical to agriculture and the environment; Efficiency maximization of input application using precision agriculture, associating sustainable development concepts.
- Technologies of Plant Production and Post-Harvest - Systems of handling of cultural treatments; Alternative methods of pest and invasive plant control; Post-harvest quality of agricultural products; Preprocessing and storage of agricultural products; Food safety.
WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION
- Water Resources - Planning, management and water resource preservation. Hydrological and hydro-sedimentological studies in watersheds. Design, evaluation and handling of irrigation and drainage systems. Study and modeling of water quantity and quality, aiming at environmental management. Environmental bioindicators.
- Environmental Sanitation - Management, effluent treatment and disposal and agroindustrial solid waste. Water reuse in agriculture and agroindustry. Environmental biotechnology. Bioremediation. Bioenergy. Diffuse pollution. Environmental evaluation and control in agricultural systems.