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  • La Internacionalizacion en la Educacion Superior en Ingenieria durante la pandemia de Covid 19 

    Guerra de Castillo, Zoila Yadira; Castillo, Aris (2021-06-15)
    La internacionalización durante el 2020, año del impacto del COVID-19, ha tenido un cambio interesante, para bien, especialmente en las universidades centroamericanas. Cuando la mayoría pensaba que no habría posibilidades ...
  • Uso de la Plataforma TIC Cruz del Sur para gestionar programas de movilidad 

    Castillo, Aris; Saavedra, Constanza (2021-06-16)
    TIC Cruz del Sur es una herramienta para manejar la movilidad internacional, que surge como resultado de un proyecto de colaboración internacional financiado por la Unión Europea y que apoya la labor de las Oficinas de ...
  • Impacto economico de la crisis COVID-19 sobre la MIPYME en Panamá 

    Quintero de Sanfilippo, Edilsa; Martez, Nuvia; González, Enith; Bernal, Bolívar; Vergara, Gabriel (2021-01-01)
    La Pandemia provocada por el Covid-19 ha impactado a la economía de nuestro país de una manera muy contundente. Las cifras revelan un impacto negativo de 17.9% en el PIB 2020de forma general y en particular para las Micro, ...
  • Actualización tecnológica para la investigación y las redes sociales académicas como medio para la colaboración y difusión entre investigadores 

    Murillo, Danny (2021-09-15)
    Conocer las diferentes redes académicas, los tipos de redes que existen y la vinculación en el proceso de visibilizar y divulgar los trabajos y productos académicos y científicos generados a través de perfiles de ...
  • Behavioral and Physical Factors Influencing Energy Building Performances in Mediterranean Climate 

    Mora, Dafni; Carpino, Cristina; Simone, MarilenaDe (2015-11-01)
    The residential sector is used to test the relative roles of socioeconomic and behavioral variables of occupants as compared with the climate and physical building characteristics. The study is carried out considering a ...
  • Application of survey on energy consumption and occupancy in residential buildings. An experience in Southern Italy 

    Carpino, Cristina; Fajilla, Gianmarco; Gaudio, Angela; Mora, Dafni; DeSimone, Marilena (2018-08-01)
    The aim of the study was to create and administer a questionnaire to collect data and obtain typical occupancy profiles of residential buildings. The survey was developed by considering previous experiences conducted in ...
  • Inspection of Biomimicry Approaches as an Alternative to Address Climate-Related Energy Building Challenges: A Framework for Application in Panama 

    Chen Austin, Miguel; Garzola, Dagmar; Delgado, Nicole; Jiménez, José Ulises; Mora, Dafni (2020-06-01)
    In the Panama context, energy consumption in the building sector is mostly related to the conditioning of indoor spaces for cooling and lighting. Different nature strategies can be mimic to strongly impact these two aspects ...
  • Digital Transformation 

    Poveda, Héctor; Alboul, Lyuba; Beetz, Klaus; Bernabé, Franco; Carati, Fabio; Couglin, Tom; Mason Dambrot, Stuart; Dukes, Stephen; Fonseca, Nelson; Lozano Garzon, Carlos Andres; Giannattasio, Gustavo; Gopalakrishnan, Abhilash; Grise, Kathy; Henz, Patrick; Husain, Samina; De Kerckhove, Derrick; Munuswamy, Anand; Napp, Nicholas; Nisiotis, Louis; Ranaweera, Jeewika; Reiss, Torsten; Rivoira, Valentina; Saracco, Roberto; Veiga, Ricardo; Zhouqian, Cathy (2020-11-01)
    The amount of literature on Digital Transformation is staggering—and it keeps growing. Why, then, come out with yet another such document? Moreover, any text aiming at explaining the Digital Transformation by presenting ...
  • Boletín estadístico e indicadores bibliométricos de las revistas integradas al Portal de Revistas de la UTP 

    Murillo, Danny; Saavedra, Dalys (2020-06-16)
    El boletín estadístico e indicadores bibliométricos de las revistas integradas al Portal de Revistas de la UTP, muestra los resultados obtenidos del proyecto # UC7003817, Implementación de un Portal de Revistas Digitales ...
  • Household stored water quality in an intermittent water supply network in Panama 

    Gonzalez, Carlos I.; Erickson, John; Chavarría, Karina A.; Nelson, Kara L.; Goodridge, Amador (Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2020156Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2020156, 2020-04-08)
    Safe water storage is critical to preserve water quality, especially when intermittent piped drinking water supply creates a need for household storage. This study characterized household storage practices and stored water ...
  • Developing an Interactive Environment Through the Teaching of Mathematics with Small Robots 

    Muñoz, Lilia; Villarreal, Vladimir; Morales, Itza; Gonzalez, Joseph; Nielsen, Mel (2020-03-30)
    The article is the product of the study “Development of innovative resources to improve logical-mathematical skills in primary school, through educational robotics”, developed during the 2019 school year in three public ...
  • Water Quality Evaluation of the Cabra River Using Biological Indicators 

    Ortega Baso, Nimia I; Cedeño, Eliezer; Espino, Kleveer; James Rivas, Arthur; Ulises Jiménez, José (2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC)2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), 2019-10-09)
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the water quality of the Cabra River through the use of aquatic macroinvertebrates implementing the EPT and BMWP/Pan indexes. The diversity of orders and families of macroinvertebrates ...
  • Development of a Prototype for Solar Radiation Exploitation on Galvanized Metal Roofs in Panama 

    Labastid C., Dayberto; Bolobosky, Marco; James Rivas, Arthur; Mogollón, Luis (2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC)2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), 2019-10-09)
    The solar energy is an inexhaustible resource available in many areas of our planet. The objective of this investigation is to develop a prototype that takes advantage of the incident solar energy on metal roofs of the ...
  • Introduction to the Application of Phase Change Materials under Tropical Climate of Panama 

    Harris, Itamar; Ortega Del Rosario, Maria De Los Á.; James Rivas, Arthur; Bruneau, Denis (2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC)2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), 2016-10-09)
    Phase change materials (PCM) are materials with the ability to store a large amount of energy (latent heat) during their change from solid to a liquid phase. This takes place at a certain melting temperature. Amid the ...
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Coal Gasification in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor 

    Escala, Manuel; James Rivas, Arthur (2019-10-09)
    One of the applications of coal as a fuel is the production of gas through circulating fluidized bed technology. The modeling of these systems allows verifying and optimizing the design and operation parameters of gasifiers ...
  • OTEC Alternative for the Electric Power Generation in Panama 

    López Tenorio, Guillermo; James Rivas, Arthur; De Los Angeles Ortega, Maria; Jurado, Francisco (2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC)2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), 2019-12-30)
    This document presents a qualitative analysis of surface temperatures of the oceanic territory of Panama. These temperatures represent an indication of the potential of the thermal resource in the oceanic territory of ...
  • Biomass carbonization - Production and characterization of biochar from rice husks 

    Bethancourt, Geomara; James Rivas, Arthur; Villarreal, José E.; Marín-Calvo, Nacarí (2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC)2019 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), 2019-12-30)
    El presente trabajo consistió en producir y caracterizar carbón vegetal a partir de la cascarilla de arroz. La cascarilla de arroz fue generada en un reactor de flujo ascendente tipo Top-lit. Este proceso fue favorable ...
  • The Effect of Gasification Conditions on the Surface Properties of Biochar Produced in a Top-Lit Updraft Gasifier 

    James Rivas, Arthur; Yuan, Wenqiao; Wang, Duo; Wang, Donghai; Kumar, Ajay (2020-01-19)
    The effect of airflow rate, biomass moisture content, particle size, and compactness on the surface properties of biochar produced in a top-lit updraft gasifier was investigated. Pine woodchips were studied as the feedstock. ...
  • Characterization of Biochar from Rice Hulls and Wood Chips Produced in a Top-Lit Updraft Biomass Gasifier 

    James Rivas, Arthur; Yuan, Wenqiao; Boyette, Michael D.; Wang, Donghai; Kumar, Ajay (2016-01-01)
    The objective of this study was to characterize biochar produced from rice hulls and wood chips in a top-lit updraft gasifier. Biochar from four airflows (8, 12, 16, or 20 L min-1) and two insulation conditions (not insulated ...
  • Airflow and insulation effects on simultaneous syngas and biochar production in a top-lit updraft biomass gasifier 

    James Rivas, Arthur; Yuan, Wenqiao; Wang, Donghai; Boyette, Michael D. (2017-10-11)
    The objective of this study was to understand the effect of airflow and insulation on syngas and biochar generations of rice hulls and woodchips in a top-lit updraft gasifier. Biochar yield decreased with increasing airflow. ...

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