1. Problem Solving
Identify, formulate and solve scientific and technical problems properly applying the knowledge of mathematics and science, and technical topics relevant to basic and applied chemistry.
|Identify and diagnose problems and prioritize them according to their impact and relevance.|
|Propose and compare practical and realizable solutions.|
|Evaluates and select the proper solution with sustainability and economic rationality criteria.|
|Correctly apply the concepts and methods of mathematics and sciences for the formulation, description and solution of problems.|
|Operate and use equipment, instruments and software required for chemistry practice.|
|Take into account safety measures in the practice of Chemistry.|
Formulate and design a system, process, procedure, program or component satisfying requirements and needs, as well as given technical, economic, social and legal constraints.
|Interpret requirements and needs and translate them into the formulation of a chemistry design project.|
|Formulate and analyze the specifications of a design project considering technical variables, as well as realistic economic, social, and environmental restrictions.|
|Propose and evaluate solution alternatives to select the most adequate satisfying requirements and constraints.|
|Make use of applicable methods, techniques, norms and standards.|
|Present and describe the solution through specifications, maps, graphs, drawings, diagrams and virtual simulations.|
3. Experimentation and Testing
Conceive and conduct experiments, validate hypothesis, analyze data and interpret results, and apply scientific judgment to draw conclusions.
|Determine the objectives and restrictions of the experiment to be performed.|
|Determine the required equipment, tools and software applications according to the experiment to be done.|
|Discriminate the relevant variables of an experiment, relating, measuring and quantifying them, and determining their tolerances.|
|Analyze and process data and results using proper concepts, statistical methods and criteria.|
|Draw coherent and logical conclusions with scientific criteria.|
|Apply the scientific method for developing experiments, and research projects.|
Communicate clearly and effectively in oral, written and graphical formats, interacting with different types of audiences.
|Express their ideas clearly and concisely using the adequate technological support.|
|Elaborate clear and precise technical documentation using norms, symbology and terminology proper of the application field.|
|Adjust their speech according to the type of audience for getting a proper understanding and interpretation.|
|Read technical documentation in English.|
5.a Ethics and Responsibility
Evaluate their decisions and actions from a moral perspective and assume responsibility for the executed projects.
|Anticipate the implications of their decisions as well as the results of their actions and projects.|
|Appraise the punctual and responsible fulfillment of their personal and professional duties.|
|Take into consideration community interests and the social benefit.|
|Respect intellectual property and recognizes the authorship of other people works and projects.|
|Act according to the professional code of ethics.|
5.b Science Impact
Understand the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions on people, society and environment in local and global contexts.
|Recognize the role of chemistry on the progress of society and the wellbeing of people.|
|Identify and appraise the economic and social benefits of chemistry works and methods.|
|Recognize the importance of chemistry for the creation and innovation of products and processes.|
|Understand the role of chemistry in risk prevention and disaster mitigation.|
Appraise the importance of teamworking, and participate actively and effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
|Can perform as leader or active member of a working team effectively participating to achieve the proposed goals and results.|
|Propose and accepts ideas conducting to the achievement of objectives and results.|
|Appraise the differences of opinion, is tolerant and respect agreements.|
6.b Project Fulfillment
Plan and complete technical and/or scientific projects, fulfilling objectives, restrictions and deadlines, considering risks and uncertain conditions.
|Formulate the objectives and restrictions of a project, and plan and propose strategies for implementation.|
|Identify the required resources to complete a project and ensure their availability.|
|Determine the scope of a project, its activities and priorities, and propose execution plans to meet deadlines.|
|Identify the risks and uncertainties affecting a project, and propose actions to avoid or mitigate their effects on the project development.|
7. Environmental Awareness
Take into account the importance of preserving and improving the environment in the development of their personal and professional activities.
|Promote the use of materials, technologies and processes that are environmentally adequate.|
|Make a rational use of natural resources understanding their importance in the life of people and society.|
|Participates in activities and campaigns for the conservation and improvement of environment and ecosystems.|
|Promote the sustainable development in their professional activities, and apply norms of environmental management.|