Focus and Scope

The purpose of the Revista de Ciencias Tecnológicas (RECIT) is to disseminate the original research and technological development carried out by the scientific community in all areas that include engineering and technology.

12 main themes are included:

  1. Biofuels
  2. Applied Bioengineering
  3. Material science
  4. Construction and Building
  5. City
  6. Design
  7. Mechanical Design and Manufacturing
  8. Electronics and Instrumentation
  9. Technological Innovation and Development Strategies
  10. Energy Systems
  11. Software and Emerging Technologies
  12. Nanotechnology

As well as other related lines. All published works are original and their copyright belongs to the journal.


The Revista de Ciencias Tecnológicas (RECIT) belongs to the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Technology of the Autonomous University of Baja California, which publishes multidisciplinary research articles in engineering, architecture, and design. The contents are intended to promote relevant analyzes focused on addressing the various international and regional problems in economic, environmental, social, and technological terms. The main purpose of the published works is to support the work of interested parties: researchers, government agencies, civil associations, NGOs, as well as the industrial, educational, health, and construction sectors.


By January 2025, the Revista de Ciencias Tecnológicas  (RECIT) will be integrated into the most prestigious international indices such as Scielo, Scimago, and Scopus, reaching an impact factor equal to or greater than 1.50 when promoting its contents among researchers, events, and graduate programs at the national and international level. The publication of articles will be strongly influenced by the relevance to contribute to the solution of international and regional problems. For this, the opinions of the manuscripts received will be made in a period no longer than two months after their reception; Through forming an editorial committee with researchers of national and international prestige, with clearly defined responsibilities and providing opportunities to move up within their hierarchy according to the quality of their participation and their level of commitment.


In accordance with the Code of Ethics of the Autonomous University of Baja California; RECIT highlights the following values, in order to achieve the guidelines outlined in its Mission and


Honesty, Loyalty, Freedom, Perseverance, Responsibility, and Solidarity.

Honesty: I conduct myself with truth and authenticity, from respect, honesty, and transparency.

Guiding criteria:

  • I conduct myself before others in a congruent and authentic way, without cheating with my actions.
  • I respect and value the work of others by giving credit to the authorship of the sources consulted.
  • I express myself with truth and sincerity in carrying out my activities, inside and outside the institution.

Loyalty: I act from fidelity and commitment to myself and others. I identify myself from a sense of belonging with the objectives of the institution, maintaining a relationship worthy of trust.

Guiding criteria:

  • I recognize and identify myself with the philosophy of the University and I am committed to its ideals.
  • I refrain from making dishonest comments or criticisms that damage the reputation or prestige of any member of the University.
  • I act to the best of my ability to build a better University.

Freedom: I think and conduct myself autonomously out of conviction, by making responsible, thoughtful decisions and respecting diversity, by considering my own well-being and that of others.

Guiding criteria:

  • I express my ideas independently of criteria based on reflection.
  • I am autonomous in making responsible decisions for the benefit of the university community.
  • I protect my own privacy and that of others regarding personal, academic, and work information.

Perseverance: I commit myself to the work that I undertake with clarity, effort, discipline, and determination, achieving what was planned in the face of adversity and obstacles.

Guiding criteria:

  • I firmly face the difficulties I encounter in the achievement of my academic, professional, and personal goals.
  • I insist on the need to specify individual and collective projects by taking advantage of the specific potential of each person.
  • I am constant, disciplined and I establish lines of action to find the solution to difficult situations that arise.

 Responsibility: I comply with the obligations that correspond to me in all orders, including university, social, and environmental, by recognizing and assuming the consequences of actions carried out freely.

Guiding criteria:

  • I respond seriously and prudently to commitments.
  • I assume the consequences of my actions, by recognizing and repairing my mistakes.

Solidarity: I empathize with the needs of others and participate consciously and enthusiastically in collective projects, especially where vulnerable people or communities benefit under the principle of joint efforts.

Guiding criteria:

  • I reflect and value my environment to collaborate with others in an active and committed way in the design of effective strategies for the development of the community.
  • I propose to join forces to go beyond what I can individually achieve, for the benefit of communities in vulnerable situations.
  • I listen to the other in order to understand him better and help him with my possibilities.