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TENURED PROFESSOR

Yuly Fernanda

LÓPEZ CONTRERAS

School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Yuly Fernanda López of the School of Chemical Engineering is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

CONTACT

Information

yflopcon@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Ext. 2528

GENERAL

Biography

Professor López-Contreras is an esteemed tenured professor at the School of Chemical Engineering, bringing with her over 12 years of valuable industry experience in formulating and managing R&D&I projects within the hydrocarbon sector. Notably, she has conducted a postdoctoral research program focusing on the development of carbon nanomaterials based on graphene and graphene oxide derived from by-products of the refining process. Her expertise lies at the intersection of chemical engineering and nanomaterials, contributing to advancements in the utilization and valorization of refinery waste for sustainable materials development.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Doctor in Chemical Engineering


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2017

  • Chemical Engineer


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2008

CONTACT

Information

yflopcon@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 2528

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Asphalts

  • Flexible flooring

  • Characterization of materials at the nano scale

  • Production of graphene-type carbon-based nanomaterials

  • Quality, measurement and standardization of natural gas

OFFICE

Hours

Friday

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

UIS Central Campus, Escuela de Ingeniería Química, oficina 224.

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

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