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Viviana Raquel

Güiza Argüello

School of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science

The professor of the School of Metallurgical Engineering, Viviana Raquel Güiza Agüello, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, on a white background, with the professor in the center.

CONTACT

Information

vivragui@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Ext. 1613

GENERAL

Biography

Viviana Raquel Güiza Argüello is a chemical engineer at UIS,  since 2017 she has worked as a professor at the School of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science. Her scientific training was developed in the United States for about 7 years, during which she obtained his PhD degree from Texas A&M University, in the area of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

She also did a postdoc at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (New York), where she later worked as a  professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. During her time at UIS, Professor Viviana has actively worked on projects focused on the development of polymeric materials for biomedical and environmental applications. Currently, she is interested in applying computer-aided design and computational fluid dynamics to the study and fabrication of such materials. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming and ecotourism.

 

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering


    Texas A&M University, USA - 2013

  • Chemical Engineer


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, 2009

CONTACT

Information

vivragui@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 1613

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Biopolymers for biomedical applications

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 236

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

  • Leadership in the Presidency


    Red Colombiana de Posgrados, 2023

  • Elsevier sponsored Poster Presentation Award from the South America region


    at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, 2019

  • Associate Laureate Professor


    Universidad Industrial de Santander

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