Research group

Theoretical and Experimental
Physicochemistry (GIFTEX)

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Theoretical and Experimental Physicochemistry (GIFTEX)

The Theoretical and Experimental Physicochemistry Research Group (GIFTEX) belongs to the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) and is classified by MINCIENCIAS in category A. It is currently integrated by four professors from the School of Chemistry, who are experts in the areas of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physicochemistry and biochemistry. At the academic level, GIFTEX has published more than 70 scientific articles during its 17-year history, and has trained 7 doctoral students, 16 master’s degree students and undergraduate students from the schools of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Systems Engineering, among others.

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Research lines

Characterization of Colomnian heavy crude oil
100%
Development of bionanocomposites from natural fibers
80%
Design, synthesis, characterization and use of new surfactant materials from nanocrystalline cellulose
90%
Mass Spectrometry and Nanomaterials
40%
Molecular modeling of nanostructured materials
60%
Valorization of agro-industrial wastes to obtain new nanostructured materials by biotechnological means
70%

Extension

Services

  • Basic research for the production of nano materials with specific activity, targeting the needs of the industry.

  • Analysis of complex samples using mass spectrometry (ion trap, MALDI/TOF, FT-ICR-MS).

  • Design, synthesis at laboratory level and application of new molecules to increase recovery factors in the oil industry.

  • Design of new surfactant materials.

  • Design of phase separation mechanisms by modifying the permeability of surface-modified membranes.

  • Development of physicochemical and instrumental analysis methodologies for complex samples, emulsions and colloids.

  • Design of stable emulsions for the food, petrochemical and agricultural industries.

  • Consultancy for the valorization of waste from the agricultural and petrochemical industries.

  • Consultancy to develop analytical techniques that allow the development of new nano materials with specific applications.

  • Consultancy for the design of agro-industrial and wastewater processing plants.

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Research Group in Theoretical and Experimental Physicochemistry (GIFTEX)

Sede Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará

Telephone: +57 (607) 670 7181

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

correos: cblancot@uis.edu.co

Cristian Blanco Tirado

Group coordinator

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

cblancot@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. a 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

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Research Group in Theoretical and Experimental Physicochemistry (GIFTEX)

Sede Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará

Telephone: +57 (607) 670 7181

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

correos: cblancot@uis.edu.co

Cristian Blanco Tirado

Group coordinator

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

cblancot@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. a 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Research Group in Theoretical and Experimental Physicochemistry (GIFTEX)

Sede Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará

Telephone: +57 (607) 670 7181

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

correos: cblancot@uis.edu.co

Cristian Blanco Tirado

Group coordinator

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 3598

cblancot@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. a 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.