PROFESSORS

Oscar Alvarez Department Director – Associate Professor
advanced materials – rheology of complex media – colloidal systems – product design in food and beverage industry – optimum design of emulsions – blood substitutes design – study of product / process / property relationship in the colloidal systems area – design of porous ceramic
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Jorge Mario GómezAssociate Professor
process design – simultaneous optimization of the design and process control – real time optimal control (Dynamic Real -Time Optimization) – optimization for sustainable operations – optimal design of products
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Pablo Ortiz - Associate Professor
advanced materials – renewable energies – photocatalyst for hydrogen generation and water treatment – Perovskite solar cell – life cycle analysis
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Andrés González BarriosAssociate Professor
biological Engineering – genome-scale models of microorganism – metabolic engineering – molecular biology, rational protein design – statistical thermodynamics – stochastic kinetics biological processes – stability analysis
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Felipe Muñoz Giraldo - Associate Professor
process safety – hazard identification – risk assessment and analysis – Effects Analysis – Risk management – Risk communication – high-risk industries and its relationship with the environment – Major Industrial Accident – Safety of nanomaterials and nanocomposites
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Rocío Sierra - Associate Professor
lignocellulosic materials – kinetic models – systems optimization - MixAlco® fermentations – simulation of downstream” MixAlco® fermentation – use and utilization of organic waste – use and utilization of non bioconvertibles waste – Process simulation, exergy calculations y life cycle analysis applied to waste biochemical processing 
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Felipe Salcedo - Assistant Professor
polymeric nano compounds – biodegradable polymers – relationships/properties/structure/processing of polymeric materials – thermal analysis – rheology of polymers
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Nicolás Ríos Ratkovich  - Assistant Professor
computational fluid dynamics (CFD) – fluid mechanics – two-phase flow (gas-liquid and oil) in pipes – Cyclone Separators – Turbomachinery (pumps and compressors) – refrigeration systems (Evaporation and Condensation) – Heat exchangers – Agitation and mixing – bubble columns – heat and mas transfer - rheology – membrane bioreactor (MBR) – wastewater treatment
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Diego Pradilla  Assistant Professor 
interfacial properties – adsorption of surfactant agents – liquid-liquid, liquid-air interfacial phenomena in oil-water systems – Friction reducing agents – well fluids in porous media 
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Luis Humbero Reyes Assistant Professor
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ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Javier David Gomez Castro
Programs Coordinator
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Diana Patricia Sanchez Salazar
Administrative Clerk
Research – Academic Support
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Cristina Gómez  
Administrative and Financial Manager   
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Andrea Díaz
Administrative Assistant
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LABORATORIES

José Mauricio Gómez
Lab Technician Leader
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Viviana Ferreira
Lab Technician
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Luis Miguel López Pérez
Lab Technician
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Jeraldin Marcela Díaz Rincón
Laboratory Assistant
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Yomar Ever Manrrique Lozano
Lab Technician
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Karen Lizeth Ochoa Leon
Laboratory Assistant
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Julia Camilo Roman
Laboratory Assistant
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