Ricardo Felipe Rebolledo Leiva

Profesor Auxiliar (Asistente)

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

Líneas de Investigación

Life Cycle Assessment (attributional and consequential perspective), Circular Bioeconomy, Multicriteria Decision Analysis, Techno-economic analysis (TEA).


  •  Ingeniero Civil Industrial, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA. Chile, 2016
  •  Magíster en Gestión de Operaciones, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA. Chile, 2020
  •  Diplomado en Estrategias para una Economía Circular, UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO. Chile, 2020
  •  Diplomado en Análisis de Ciclo de Vida, UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO. Chile, 2021
  •  Doctorado en Ingeniería Quimica y Ambiental, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. España, 2023

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time


    Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería

    Talca, Chile

    2024 - At present

  •   Académico colaborador Full Time


    Doctorado en Biotecnología traslacional

    Talca, Chile

    2024 - At present

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Ingeniero de Proyectos Full Time

    Centro de Extensionismo Tecnológico de Logística (CETLOG), Universidad de Talca


    2017 - 2021

  •   Investigador Colaborador (PhD position) Full Time

    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España

    2021 - 2024

Premios y Distinciones

  •   Beca Magíster Nacional


    Chile, 2019

    Beca Magíster Nacional 2019. Comisión Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas - CONICYT. Chile. N” 22190179. Puntuación 4,82 sobre un total de 5. Puesto 45 sobre un total de 251 seleccionados.

  •   Beca para estancia predoctoral

    CRETUS, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

    España, 2022

    Beca para estancia de investigación 2022 apoyada por el Centro de Investigación Interdisciplinar en Tecnologías Ambientales (CRETUS), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Monto total: 2.500 €.

  •   Portada en volumen 361 de la revista Bioresource Technology

    Bioresource Technology, Elsevier

    Reino Unido, 2022

    Portada en el volumen 361 de la revista Bioresource Technology (Elsevier) con el paper “Offsetting the environmental impacts of single or multiproduct biorefineries from wheat straw”.


Article (31)

Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Agro-Industrial Waste Mixtures for Biogas Production: An Energetically Sustainable Solution
Monitoring the bioeconomy: value chains under the framework of life cycle assessment indicators
Using olive and apple pomaces for fattening pig diets: Environmental impacts under an attributional and consequential perspective
Attributional and consequential life cycle perspectives of second-generation polylactic acid: The benefits of integrating a recycling strategy
Benchmarking composting, anaerobic digestion and dark fermentation for apple vinasse management as a strategy for sustainable energy production
Determining key indicators for the assessment of sustainable development in Spanish cities under a multi-criteria approach
Determining the key factors that contribute to the eco-efficiency level of honey production using life cycle approaches
Environmental and economic benefits of wheat and chickpea crop rotation in the Mediterranean region of Apulia (Italy)
Identifying the environmental hotspots of dietary fibres extraction from chickpea hull
Progress of social assessment in the framework of bioeconomy under a life cycle perspective
Pursuing single or combined wheat straw based poly(butylene succinate) production routes: A life cycle approach of first- and second-generation feedstocks
Water-Energy-Food nexus index proposal as a sustainability criterion on dairy farms
A wide environmental analysis of beekeeping systems through life cycle assessment: key contributing activities and influence of operation scale
Addressing the food, nutrition and environmental nexus: The role of socio-economic status in the nutritional and environmental sustainability dimensions of dietary patterns in Chile
Coupling Material Flow Analysis and Network DEA for the evaluation of eco-efficiency and circularity on dairy farms
Determining the environmental and economic implications of lupin cultivation in wheat-based organic rotation systems in Galicia, Spain
Environmental assessment of the production of itaconic acid from wheat straw under a biorefinery approach
Growing <i>Triticum aestivum</i> Landraces in Rotation with <i>Lupinus albus</i> and Fallow Reduces Soil Depletion and Minimises the Use of Chemical Fertilisers
Introducing lupin in autochthonous wheat rotation systems in Galicia (NW Spain): An environmental and economic assessment
Offsetting the environmental impacts of single or multi-product biorefineries from wheat straw
A new method for eco-efficiency assessment using carbon footprint and network data envelopment analysis applied to a beekeeping case study
Bi-objective optimization of multiple agro-industrial wastes supply to a cogeneration system promoting local circular bioeconomy
Carbon footprint of southern hemisphere fruit exported to Europe: The case of Chilean apple to the UK
Considering the influence of the variability in management practices on the environmental impacts of fruit production: A case study on raspberry production in Chile
Integration of Life Cycle Assessment and Data Envelopment Analysis using a Free Disposable Hull Approach to Evaluate Farms' Eco-efficiency
Recovering Apple Agro-Industrial Waste for Bioethanol and Vinasse Joint Production: Screening the Potential of Chile
The joint use of life cycle assessment and data envelopment analysis methodologies for eco-efficiency assessment: A critical review, taxonomy and future research
Comparing two CF plus DEA methods for assessing eco-efficiency from theoretical and practical points of view
Evaluation of sustainable manufacturing of pellets combining wastes from olive oil and forestry industries
A multiobjective DEA model to assess the eco-efficiency of agricultural practices within the CF + DEA method
Joint carbon footprint assessment and data envelopment analysis for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture production

Proyecto (4)

Avaliação da Eco-eficiência com modelos de Análise Envoltória de Dados no enfoque LCA+DEA
Evaluación de ecoeficiencia en cadenas de suministro vitivinícolas
Evaluación de eco-eficiencia de la producción hortofrutícola chilena combinando análisis de ciclo de vida con análisis envolvente de datos.
Environmental impacts of sweet cherry production in Chile through life cycle assessment
Ricardo Rebolledo

Profesor Auxiliar (Asistente)

Departamento de Computación e Industrias

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile



Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial

Universidad de Talca

Curico, Chile

Diógenes Hernández


Instituto de química de recursos naturales

Universidad de Talca

Curico, Chile

Marcela Gonzalez


Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial


Curicó, Chile