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By 2015, the Faculty of Systems Engineering is a reference in the National Polytechnic School, as well as other Universities and Polytechnic Schools of Ecuador, and is present in important positions of accreditation among universities of the South American community in the area of Information and Communication Technologies because of its contribution of excelence to its courses in undergraduate and postgraduate levels; quality and quantity of research projects, its importance of public opinion in the country, formal education, efficacy and efficiency of support activities, and the intensive and extensive use of Information and Communication Technologies.
The Faculty of Systems Engineering is a reference in the National Polytechnic School in the field of knowledge and application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); continiously updates the academic offer at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to form students in a quality, ethical and collaborative way; develops technological research projects to solve important problems for the society; promotes the democratic access to the usage of ICTs through the comprehension of the social realm along with the training offered to the citizens, and by this means, adding value to the national society.  
The Faculty of Systems Engineering is created in August 1987, as a response from the National Polytechnic School to the demand of IT professionals in the country.In 2012, we have been 25 years serving the country. Our academic offer for undergraduate and postgraduate level is regularly updated; the curricula are periodically adjusted to keep up with the changes in the field and the emerging technology in the profession. Many of our graduates are performing important roles in public and private sector companies, developing software and delivering professional assistance to maintain IT infrastructures within these organizations.
The University of Fribourg, Switzerland corporates the Faculty of Systems Engineering of the National Polytechnic School, University of the Américas, the Inter-american Organization for Higher Education – College of the Americas, Red Ecuatoriana de Universidades y Escuelas Politécnicas para Investigación y Posgrados (REDU). For April 2014, two international programs are planned: The 2nd Internacional Seminar on e-Democracy & e-Government and the 1st International Conference on e-Democracy & e-Government.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

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ReDiFIS - Digital Magazine

ReDiFIS, Digital Magazine of the FIS, indexed in the Open Access movement. Topics: Informatics, Computer Science and IT.

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Virtual space of digital resources with information about science and technology, accessed through customized search engines.

Provost of the FIS

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The Dean is the highest executive authority of the Faculty, according to the Statute of the National Polytechnic School. The Dean is in charge of the strategic and operative planning, managing the contact with the society, and identifying opportunities to create new courses or update existing ones. The Dean presides and summons the Faculty Council.

Miryam Hernández, Eng., MSc.
Dean of the Faculty of Systems Engineering

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The Vice Dean is the second executive authority in the Faculty, his functions are oriented to Academic Management in the Faculty, which is updating and revising the contents in the curricula for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Vice Dean replaces the Dean when not available and presides and summons the Thesis Commission.

Gustavo Samaniego, Eng., MSc.
Vice Dean of the Faculty of Systems Engineering

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The Department of Informatics and Computer Sciences (DICC), groups professors in charge of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate levels of the Faculty of Systems Engineering. The CEO of the DICC is in charge of planning, managing and evaluating the not only teaching, but also research and external relationships, which are activities carried out but professors. The DICC promotes the external relationships, presides and summons the Department Council. 

             Rosa Navarrete, Eng. MSc.
            CEO of the Department of Informatics and Computer Sciences

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Content of Interest

The DICC through seed projects in the field of Computer Sciences, contributes to technology development in Ecuador.


Myriam Hernández, Eng., MSc.


A literature review shows that remote sensing has done little to implement this technology in the quest for groundwater. This paper attempts to fill this gap by developing a methodology that processes satellite and traditional data to obtain indications of the possible existence of underground water reserves.



María Hallo, Eng. MSc.


On April 10, 2008 the Ecuadorian government decided to use free software as government policy in the Entities of the Central Public Administration, the use of free software in their computer systems and equipment.


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