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CCComposites (Cements, ceramics and composites)

Academic Unit: Faculty of Engineering

Colombian Ministry of Science

Class

A1

Call

833

Profile

OECD

Discipline

Engineering and technology

Subdiscipline

Other engineering and technologies

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Strategic Focus

The CCComposites group's mission is to promote research, development, and entrepreneurship in materials manufacturing and development in Colombia, contributing from basic science to applied engineering. In addition, it is willing to work towards planning multidisciplinary proposals that involve sustainable development based on the environment, economy, and community, in order to solve important issues through science and engineering. Therefore, education, dissemination, and appropriation of knowledge are an important part of the group's activities.

Research Areas and Topics

  • Composite and nanocomposite materials.
  • Building materials.
  • Ceramic materials.
  • Natural fibers.
  • Materials in art.
  • Disposal and recycling of solid waste.
  • Circular economy.
  • Advanced manufacturing.
  • 3D printing (additive manufacturing).
  • Green manufacturing.
  • Engineering education.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Quality Education Affordable and clean energy Industry innovation and infraestructure

Group Coordinator

Henry A. Colorado L., Ph.D.

 

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

University of California.

Group Coordinator Email

henry.colorado@udea.edu.co

Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

 

  • Instituto Militar de Engenharia, Brazil.
  • Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Chile.
  • Guangdong University of Technology, China.
  • State University of Northern Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA.

 

  • Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
  • The University of Florida, USA.
  • The University of California Los Angeles, USA.
  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Notable Projects

 

  • Use of hazardous waste as raw material in building materials.
  • 3D printing (additive manufacturing) of building materials.
  • Natural fibers composite materials for impact applications.
  • Materials in art and Colombian culture.

Main Research Results

 

Research Portafolio

 

  • Evaluation of use and assessment of solid and hazardous waste.
  • Circular economy study of a manufacturing process.
  • Mechanical and micro-structural evaluation of ceramic and composite materials.
  • 3D printing (additive manufacturing) of plastic materials (resin and thermoplastic), and inorganic resins (cement, clay, and ceramics).
  • Research training, writing scientific reports, and potential patents in the Group’s areas of expertise (manufacturing and materials).

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