María Socorro García Cascales

  • Teaching area: Proyectos de Ingeniería
  • Energy generation, conversion and storage (excl. chemical and electrical) / Environmental engineering not elsewhere classified / Environmentally sustainable engineering

María Socorro García Cascales




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  • Teaching area: Proyectos de Ingeniería
  • Energy generation, conversion and storage (excl. chemical and electrical) / Environmental engineering not elsewhere classified / Environmentally sustainable engineering
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About

María Socorro García Cascales

PhD in Industrial Engineering from Technical University of Cartagena (SPAIN) - 2009

M. S. Garcia-Cascales received the Degree in Industrial Technical Engineering in 1997 by Universidad de Murcia (UMU), M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering in 2001 and the Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), Murcia, Spain in 2009. She received the UPCT´s doctorate award in 2010 and Lecturer of Reference for the European Higher Education Award Course 2011/2012. She is Associate Professor in the Dept. of Electronic Computer Architecture and Project Engineering of the UPCT. At research level she is member of the Research Group of Advanced Materials for Energy Production and Storage (MAPAE) of UPCT and so member of the Models of Decision and Optimization (MODO) Research Group of the University of Granada (Spain). She has participated in 10 research projects with european, national and regional financing as research, 5 European research projects (2 alive), 4 National research projects and 1 regional excellence project. She has 4 contracts with companies or local administrations as research in the group of research with a total of income around of 64000Euros.

She did two years research stay at the University of Maine (USA) under the supervision of Professor Habib Dagher Executive Director, Advanced Structures and Composites Center. She has published 42 papers in scientific journals of impact; more than 25 chapters of books two book as editor and she has more than 100 publications in national and international congress. She has recognized 3 teaching five-year periods and one more under evaluation. She has taught in various first and second cycle subjects, as well as master's, undergraduate and doctoral programs with a mention of quality, and always within the area of Project Engineering (720).

Regarding my contribution to the performance and improvement of the UPCT she was Assistant Manager of the International School of Ph.D (2015-2018) and temporary designation as director of the International School of Ph.D for 3 months. From the academic year 2010/2011 to 2014/2015 Teaching Team Coordinator: Profession Oriented Teaching  and Multidisciplinary coordination of real projects. Between the academic year 2007/2008 from now the last academic year 2020/201 she has participated in 20 teaching projects or educative innovation projects.

She has supervised 7 Doctoral Phd Thesis one of then with European Mention and another three with International Mention and 4 more Phd thesis under supervision . Supervision of more than 60 final degree projects and in the European Higher Education the supervision of more than 30 Final Master Projects in the Master of Renewable Energies and Master of Industrial Engineering of the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering of the UPCT. Tutor of more than 70 students in company practices in different sectors of Industrial Engineering.

During the 2013/2014 academic year, Director of the Cátedra of the Official College of Industrial Engineers of the Region of Murcia at the UPCT. Certified in Project Management by the International Project Management Association (AEIRPO-IPMA_Spain) (IPMA Level D®). She has been participating in the preparation of the Report on the socio-economic and labor situation of the Region of Murcia in 2007, carrying out the chapter on "Renewable Energies in the Region of Murcia. She is Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Congress of Project Management and Engineering (ICPME) since 2012 and other committees in different impact factor journals in editorial as: Elsevier, MDPI, IEEE, Springer, World Scientific Publishing Company, Hindawi Publishing Corp. Federación de Asociaciones de Ingenieros Industriales de España (FAIIE) Dyna Ingeniería e Industria. In 2016 President of the organizing committee of the 20th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, Cartagena (Spain) 2016. Member of Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering (AEIPRO) since 2003 since 2016 member of the AEIPRO Board and since July 2020 she is the President of the Board of the Association.

Her current scientific interests are: Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Decision Support Systems, Soft Computing, GIS and BIM in Engineering Projects, Project Management, Sustainabiltiy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.

Office Hours

Location
Day
Schedule
HOSPITAL de MARINA, Floor 2, Office Despacho 2071
Monday
10:00 — 13:00
HOSPITAL de MARINA, Floor 2, Office Despacho 2071
Wednesday
10:00 — 13:00
Tutorials will by carried out by request of the student sending a mail to socorro.garcia@upct.es

Teaching

Course
Degree
Type
Duration
ECTS
ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Master's degree in Renewable Energies
Type
B
Duration
1Q
ECTS
3
MANAGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING STRATEGIES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES
Master's degree in Renewable Energies
Type
O
Duration
2Q
ECTS
3
PROJECTS AND INDUSTRIAL URBANISM
Master's degree in Industrial Engineering
Type
B
Duration
2Q
ECTS
6
INTRODUCTION TO BIM METHODOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION AND 3D MODELLING
Master's degree in BIM Methodology for the Development of Infrastructure Projects
Type
B
Duration
1Q
ECTS
6
4D BIM AND 5D BIM METHODOLOGY FOR PROJECTS
Master's degree in BIM Methodology for the Development of Infrastructure Projects
Type
B
Duration
2Q
ECTS
6
DESIGN AND BIM MODELLING OF BUILDING INSTALLATIONS
Master's degree in BIM Methodology for the Development of Infrastructure Projects
Type
O
Duration
2Q
ECTS
6

Abbreviation list

  • BS: Basic course
  • B: Required course
  • O: Elective course
  • A: Year-long
  • 1Q: 1st half
  • 2Q: 2st half

Projects

Date
Title
12/2022 — 11/2024

Transformación digital para un vertedero más eficiente, gestionable, ecológico y sostenible

Ref: TED2021-129336B-I00
I.P.: Rafael Asorey Cacheda / Antonio Javier García Sánchez
Financial Entity: Agencia Estatal de Investigación. Fondo Unión Europea NextGenerationEU
09/2022 — 08/2024

An Innovative Circular Economy Training based on BIM an LCA technologies applied to the Construction Industry

Ref: 2022-1-NO01-KA220-HED-000087893
I.P.: Antonio Vigueras Rodríguez / José Manuel Olmos Noguera
Financial Entity: European Commission
09/2022 — 08/2024

An Innovative Circular Economy Training based on BIM an LCA technologies applied to the Construction Industry

I.P.: Antonio Vigueras Rodríguez / José Manuel Olmos Noguera
Financial Entity: Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena
09/2020 — 06/2024

BRACKISH-GROUNDWATER DESALINATION AND DENITRIFICATION FOR SUSTAINABLE IRRIGATION: NET ZERO WASTE AND ENERGY

Ref: LIFE19 ENV/ES/000447
I.P.: Ángel Molina García / Juan Tomás García Bermejo
Financial Entity: European Commission
09/2020 — 08/2022

Building BIM digital competences for Tertiary VET in the designing and management of construction projects

Ref: 2020-1-ES01-KA203-083262
I.P.: Antonio Vigueras Rodríguez / José Manuel Olmos Noguera
Financial Entity: European Commission
09/2020 — 08/2022

Building BIM digital competences for Tertiary VET in the designing and management of construction projects (GEMELO)

I.P.: Antonio Vigueras Rodríguez / José Manuel Olmos Noguera
Financial Entity: Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena
01/2016 — 06/2021

QUantum Energy - Quantum Many body Systems (QUE-QMBS)

Ref: 19882/GERM/15
I.P.: Antonio Urbina Yeregui / Javier Prior Arce
Financial Entity: Fundacion Seneca
07/2016 — 07/2016

XX International Congress on Project Management of Engineering

Ref: 19944/OC/15
I.P.: María Socorro García Cascales
Financial Entity: Fundacion Seneca
06/2012 — 06/2016

Demonstrative industrial installation for the reduction of the greenhouse gas emisssions in industrial parks

Ref: LIFE11/ENV/ES/000542
I.P.: Ángel Molina García
Financial Entity: European Commission
01/2009 — 12/2010

Diseño de una metodología de gestión ambiental a través de técnicas de análisis multicriterio implementando criterios socio-económicos y valoraciones lingüisticas

Ref: 08824/PPC/08
I.P.: María Dolores Gómez López
Financial Entity: Fundacion Seneca

Contracts

Date
Title
02/2023 — 02/2025

Apoyo para la creación y el funcionamiento de grupos operativos de la Asociación Europea para la Innovación en materia de productividad y sostenibilidad agrícolas. Medida 16.1 del Programa de Desarrollo Rural de la Región de Murcia 2014-2020. Integración fotovoltaica en viñedos- Enovoltaics

Ref: 7582/23FATN-P
I.P.: Javier Padilla Martínez
12/2019 — 12/2023

L4.1 Energía Solar Fotovoltaica | (Cátedra CUE-AYTO CARTAGENA ECO-2019-T)

Ref: 6336/20ETCP-DUP
I.P.: Antonio Urbina Yeregui
07/2021 — 11/2021

Desarrollo del Mapa Solar y evaluación del potencial fotovoltaico del municipio de Murcia, realizado desde el 7/07/2021 a 30/11/2021 | AD: (220210050076)

Ref: 6733/21AETE
I.P.: Ángel Molina García

Awards

Year
Title
2011

Metodos para la comparación de alternativas mediante un sistema de ayuda a la decisión (s.a.d) y solf computing

Premio de Investigación de carácter regional