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miércoles, 8 de diciembre 2021


Research group


GeoResearch International GeoR

Academic Unit: Faculty of Engineering

Colombian Ministry of Science








Engineering and technology


Other engineering and technologies

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Strategic Focus

GeoR (GeoResearch International Group) is an interdisciplinary Research Group composed of researchers from applied, social and human sciences, who work in the fields of Geography, Geotechnics and Infrastructure, Environmental Management, and Territorial Development. Its mission is to promote university training and research, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of Physical and Human Geography and Civil and Environmental Engineering with a human approach and an approach oriented towards sustainable, territorial, and social development with equity.

Research Areas and Topics

  • Human geography, physical geography, environmental management, and geotechnology.
  • Geoengineering and Infrastructure.
  • Sustainable development and cultural geography.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Group Coordinator

Mónica Consuelo Zuleta Salas, Ph.D.

Post-doctorate in Physics and Geography.

University of Siegen, Germany.

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Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • The Heidelberg University of Education.
  • University of Siegen.
  • University of Giessen.
  • IABG (Germany).
  • ISA.
  • EPM.
  • LUP (Postdam, Germany).

Notable Projects

  • Design and construction of a consolidation cell by electro-osmosis to obtain compressibility parameters in fine-granular soils. (2015).
  • Alexander von Humboldt as a scientist - A project for the teaching of Humboldt in Colombia (2017).
  • Co-research in the Virtualization Project of the Undergraduate program in Letters: Hispanic Philology of approved in “Regional Call no. 804 on R&D projects that contribute to the strengthening of virtual training in the Department of Antioquia, Western”from Colciencias 2018.
  • Design of a method for risk assessment in hydroelectric plants in Colombia. Project presented to the European Space Agency - ESA in association with different German and Colombian partners. 2019.

Main Research Results

  • Book chapter: "Modelle im Sachunterricht - Der Sonnenverlauf über die Oberfläche der Erde" Nachhaltig Handeln lernen im Sachunterricht. ISBN: 978-3-936533-94-1, 2017.
  • Journal article "Chemical, Mineralogical and Geotechnical Index Properties Characterization of Volcanic Ash Soils"  ISSN: 0960-3182, 2017.
  • Book chapter "Ausserschulische lernorte im Nordwesten Kolumbiens" Ausserschulische Lernorte von Kindern. ISBN: 9783961820313
  • Journal article "Cluster analysis for the determination of the undrained strength tendency from SPT in mudflows and residual soils" in: Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment ISSN: 1435-9537, 2019.

Research Portafolio

  • Expert advice on training and use of Geotechnologies.
  • Expert advice in analysis of the territory and geographical studies, soil study, and geoengineering and Infrastructure.
  • Environmental management.
  • Management of cultural heritage.

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