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TENURED PROFESSOR

Sait

Khurama Velásquez

School of Geology

The professor from the Department of Geology at the School of Geology, Sait Khurama Velásquez, is presented to the general public and educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, against a white background, with the professor situated in the center.

CONTACT

Information

skhurama@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Ext. 2853

GENERAL

Biography

Geologist with 30 years of experience in different areas of application of geological knowledge. PhD candidate in Earth and Universe Sciences. MSc. in Geophysics. Thirteen years as a teacher at Universidad Industrial de Santander, where he has been director of the School of Geology, as well as coordinator of the Masters of Geology and Geophysics, respectively. He has also been editor of the Journal Bulletin of Geology, representative of the professors before the Council of the Faculty of physicochemical engineering and member of the Editorial Committee of the UIS.

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Previous teaching experience includes areas of performance as an official of the Servicio Geológico Colombiano, advisor to companies dedicated to environmental impact studies and environmental and geotechnical management plans and as a geophysics advisor for the application of different techniques in the prospection of subsoil resources. He also served a secondment to attend an appointment as Knowledge Management Manager at the National Hydrocarbons Agency.

As a psychologist he has specialized in the management of human resources, especially in the search for the use of human talent to achieve institutional objectives. As a Master in clinical neuropsychology, she has focused her efforts in the area of neuroeducation, studying the way in which cognitive processes can be enhanced to improve learning and the effective application of theoretical knowledge in being, knowing how to be and knowing how to do.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Magíster en Neuropsicología Clínica


    Universidad de San Buenaventura, 2022

  • Psicólogo


    Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia, 2013

  • Magíster en Ciencias, Geofísica


    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2008

  • Especialista Gerencia de Recursos Naturales


    Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, 2006

  • Geólogo


    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1993

CONTACT

Information

skhurama@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 2853

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Applied geophysics
  • Potential methods
  • Seismic processing and interpretation
  • Georesource prospecting
  • Geological mapping
  • Neuroeducation
  • Social appropriation of knowledge

OFFICE

Hours

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UIS Central Campus, Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, oficina 329

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

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