postgraduate

Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems aims to:

  • Strengthen the intellectual capital in order to contribute to the growth of the Colombian electrical industry.

  • Train specialists with creative and analytical attitudes and professional skills to participate in multidisciplinary teams.

  • Deepen the conceptualization and contextualization of the electric power distribution activity in Colombia.

  • Facilitate the deepening and interpretation of the regulatory and normative framework that governs the activity of electric power distribution.

  • Establish criteria and procedures for the planning, expansion, operation and maintenance of STR’s and SDL’s, according to the different voltage levels in Colombia.

  • Establish criteria for the design and execution of the investment plan of the Network Operators (RO’s), in order to guarantee the reliability, safety and economy of the STR’s and/or SDL’s.

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  • Mediate the learning of professionals interested in the technological advances associated to the areas of communication, automation and information systems to be implemented in the operation and planning processes of the energy distribution systems.

  • Promote the application of norms and technical standards in the operation and optimal planning of energy distribution systems.

  • Publicize the technological advances that are useful in the area of operation and planning of energy distribution systems.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 101927 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 14495 of December 13, 2019, validity 7 years.

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DEGREE:

Electric Power Distribution Systems Specialist

DURATION:

Three quarters

MODALITY::

In-person

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga main campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The Specialization in Electrical Energy Distribution Systems is aimed at electrical engineers, energy engineers, electromechanical engineers, mechanical engineers, electronic engineers, and professionals in related fields. The admission criteria for applicants are governed by the General Postgraduate Regulations of the UIS.

GRADUATE

Profile

Electrical Power Distribution Systems specialists are highly qualified to:

  • Create a plan for the electric power distribution systems.

  • Regulate Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Run electrical power distribution systems

  • Use modern technologies, techniques, practices, and tools for the regulation, operation, and planning of Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Work autonomously.

  • Analyze, synthesize, plan, organize, and make decisions.

  • Manage information (the ability to gather, analyze, and select data from a variety of sources).

  • Use computational tools for regulation, planning, and operation.

  • Recognize functional and legal aspects of the structure, organization, and operation of the Colombian electricity market.

  • Relate the regulatory aspects that have an impact on the technical aspects of energy distribution systems and electrical installations.

LABOR

Field

The Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems facilitates continuing education and knowledge updating in its particular field. The program seeks to provide a fundamentally professional training environment where students can develop specific skills and analytical and operational capacity based on current knowledge in order to achieve a higher qualification for their job performance.

Its contribution is key for different actors of the country’s productive sector, such as:

  • Network Operators (RO’s) in STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Marketers and Users of STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Generators, Small Plants, Co-generators and Self-generators directly connected to STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Responsible for the Public Lighting service.

OUR

Accreditations

Qualified Registration: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 14495 of December 13, 2019 (valid for 7 years).

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APPLICANT

Profile

The Specialization in Electrical Energy Distribution Systems is aimed at electrical engineers, energy engineers, electromechanical engineers, mechanical engineers, electronic engineers and professionals in related fields. The admission criteria for applicants are governed by the General Postgraduate Regulations of the UIS.

GRADUATE

Profile

Electrical Power Distribution Systems specialists are highly qualified to:

  • Plan the Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Regulate Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Operate Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Use modern technologies, techniques, practices and tools for the regulation, operation and planning of Electric Power Distribution Systems.

  • Work autonomously.

  • Analyze, synthesize, plan, organize and make decisions.

  • Manage information (ability to collect, analyze and select information from diverse sources).

  • Use computational tools for regulation, planning and operation.

  • Recognize functional and legal aspects of the structure, organization and operation of the Colombian electricity market.

  • Relate the regulatory aspects that affect the technical aspects of energy distribution systems and electrical installations.

LABOR

Field

The Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems facilitates continuing education and knowledge updating in its particular field. The program seeks a fundamentally professional training, where students can develop specific skills and analytical and operational capacity based on current knowledge, in order to achieve a higher qualification for their job performance.

Its contribution is key for different actors of the country’s productive sector, such as:

  • Network Operators (RO’s) in STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Marketers and Users of STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Generators, Small Plants, Co-generators and Self-generators directly connected to STR’s and/or SDL’s.

  • Responsible for the Public Lighting service.

OUR

AcreditaTions

Qualified Registration: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 14495 of December 13, 2019 (valid for 7 years).

More information: clic here

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about
our
program

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about
our
program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  26599           Credits:    1  –  General aspects of the electric power market


Code:  26600           Credits:    2  –  Legislation of the power distribution activity


Code:  26601           Credits:    2  –  Regulation of the distribution activity


Code:  26602           Credits:    2  –  Remuneration and tariffs


Code:  26603           Credits:    1  –  Customer service and user protection


Code:  00000           Credits:    1  –  Monograph I

 

Code:  26604           Credits:    1  –  Elements and equipment for the operation of distribution systems


Code:  26605           Credits:    2  –  Analysis of distribution systems


Code:  26606           Credits:    2  –  Distribution operation functions


Code:  00000           Credits:    2  –  Protections in distribution systems


Code:  26608           Credits:    2  –  Automation and control of distribution systems


Code:  00000           Credits:    1  –  Monograph II

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    2  –  Energy demand


Code:  26611           Credits:    2  –  Distribution system reliability


Code:  26612           Credits:    2  –  Expansion planning methodologies


Code:  00000           Credits:    2  –  Distributed Energy Resources


Code:  00000           Credits:    1  –  Monograph III

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

      Barramcabermeia        

1st Semester

2.022

* Subject to demand

Registration opening  

Registration closing  

Knowledge test  

Interview  

Classes start  

     

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

 

 

Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained in the undergraduate program required by the program, including the weighted average.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide this document.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page “Start registration process” you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained in the undergraduate program required by the program, including the weighted average.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide this document.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page “Start registration process” you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Ana Beatriz Ramírez Silva

PhD in Electrical Engineering

Carlos Augusto Fajardo Ariza

Master in Electronic Engineering

Carlos Rodrigo Correa Cely

PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering

César Antonio Duarte Gualdrón

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Daniel Alfonso Sierra Bueno

PhD in Biomedical Engineering

Edison Andrés Soto Ríos

PhD en Electrical Engineering

Elkim Felipe Roa Fuentes

PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering

Ernesto Aguilera Bermúdez

PhD in Engineering

Franklin Alexander Sepúlveda

PhD in Engineering

Gabriel Ordoñez Plata

PhD in Electrical, Electronic and Automation Engineering

Gerardo Latorre Bayona

PhD in Industrial Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

German Alfonso Osma Pinto

PhD in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Management & Development)

Hemann Raúl Vargas Torres

PhD in Electrical Engineering

Homero Ortega Boada

PhD in Engineering

Jaime Guillermo Barrero Pérez

Master Degree in Engineering (Electronics)

Jairo Blanco Solano

PhD in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Management & Development)

Javier Enrique Solano Martínez

PhD in Electrical Engineering

Johan Farith Petit Suárez

PhD en Electrical Engineering, Electrónica y Automática

José Alejandro Amaya Palacio

Maste Degree in Microelectronics

Juan Manuel Rey López

PhD in Electronic Engineering

Julián Gustavo Rodríguez Ferreira

PhD in Physics (specialization in astrophysics)

Julio Augusto Gelvez Figueredo

Master in Electrical Power

Julio Cesar Chacón Velasco

Master in Electrical Power

Luis Eduardo Rueda Guerrero

PhD in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Management & Development)

María Alejandra Mantilla Villalobos

PhD in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Management & Development)

Mónica Andrea Botero Londoño

PhD in Science (Physics)

Oscar Arnulfo Quiroga Quiroga

PhD in Technology

Oscar Mauricio Reyes Torres

PhD in Electronic Engineering

Raúl Omar Vila Casado

Master in Electrical Power

Ricardo Alzate Castaño

PhD in Computer Engineering and Automation

Ricardo Llamosa Villalba

PhD in Telecommunications

Rodolfo Villamizar Mejía

PhD in Information Technology

Said David Pertuz Arroyo

PhD in Computer Engineering

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and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems

UIS Central Campus

Ingeniería Eléctrica Building – Fifth floor

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1217 – 2365

Email: posgradose3t@uis.edu.co esptelec@uis.edu.co

Oscar Arnulfo Quiroga Quiroga

Program coordinator

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1220

Email: oquiroga@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems

UIS Central Campus

Ingeniería Eléctrica Building – Fifth floor

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1217 – 2365

Email: posgradose3t@uis.edu.co esptelec@uis.edu.co

Oscar Arnulfo Quiroga Quiroga

Program coordinator

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1220

Email: oquiroga@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specialization in Electric Power Distribution Systems

UIS Central Campus

Ingeniería Eléctrica Building – Fifth floor

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1217 – 2365

Email: posgradose3t@uis.edu.co esptelec@uis.edu.co

Oscar Arnulfo Quiroga Quiroga

Program coordinator

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1220

Email: oquiroga@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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