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TENURED PROFESSOR

Julio Andrés

PEDRAZA AVELLA

School of Chemical Engineering

02-Julio Andrés Pedraza Avellaneda-F

Graduate Program Coordinator School of Chemical Engineering

Director of GIMBA
Research Group

CONTACT

Information

apedraza@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Ext. 1081

GENERAL

Biography

Professor Pedraza is a highly esteemed tenured Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering, holding the distinguished title of Senior Researcher at the Ministerio de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación. In addition to his academic and research positions, he serves as the Director of the Research Group on Minerals, Biohydrometallurgy, and Environment (GIMBA), as well as the Laboratory of Chemical, Mining-Metallurgical, and Environmental Services. Throughout his career, Professor Pedraza has played a pivotal role as the director or co-director of over 90 research projects spanning undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Furthermore, his expertise and dedication have led him to participate as a principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 25 funded projects, further solidifying his reputation as an accomplished researcher and contributor to the scientific community.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2009

  • Master's Degree in Chemistry


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2005

  • Chemist


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2002

  • Chemical Engineer


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2002

Graduate Program Coordinator School of Chemical Engineering

Director of GIMBA
Research Group

CONTACT

Information

apedraza@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 1081

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Environmental remediation, effluent treatment and waste recovery

  • Development and application of functional materials

  • Fundamental and applied electrochemistry

  • Photocatalysis, photoelectrochemistry and renewable energies

OFFICE

Hours

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UIS Central Campus, Escuela de Ingeniería Química.

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

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