Faculty

Physicochemical Engineering

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creation, development

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In the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering we work collaboratively with our professors and our students, in the consolidation of a culture that integrates equality, diversity and inclusion in all the academic, research and extension activities that we develop.

Social inclusion is one of our purposes, so that we can help all young people become the engineers and scientists of the future, enhance the individual skills of our students and support all our teachers and professionals to advance and be an inspiring example for others.

The Dean of the Faculty of Physicochemistry Engineering, Sandra Judith García Guevara, introduces herself to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the Dean is located in the center.

Sandra Judith

García Vergara

Faculty Dean

The Dean of the Faculty of Physicochemistry Engineering, Sandra Judith García Guevara, introduces herself to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the Dean is located in the center.

Sandra Judith

García Vergara

Faculty Dean

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ABOUT THE

Faculty

The Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering brings together four (4) highly qualified schools, with a recognized trajectory of training and research in engineering and science. Our strategy is collaborative work, hence professors, students, professionals and technicians actively participate in the deployment of undergraduate and graduate programs and research and extension activities.

We develop multidisciplinary research, around the identification, exploitation and transformation of natural resources. We have research groups and seedbeds which boost the acquisition of research skills. The professors maintain a dynamic of research work that allows them to develop projects and generate new knowledge.

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Currently, four (4) undergraduate programs and four (4) graduate programs have the high quality accreditation granted by the National Accreditation Council – CNA of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, they are:

  • Geology
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Master in Materials Engineering
  • Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering
  • Master in Chemical Engineering
  • Doctorate in Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering program also holds the arcu-SUR international accreditation, granted by Mercusur.

Given our commitment to continuous improvement currently undergraduate programs are working towards achieving international ABET accreditation.

FACULTY

History

Our Faculty is very proud of its history, of all the professionals we have trained and the important contributions made to regional and national development. The Faculty as it is structured today was formed in 1995. However, the programs have a long history.

The Chemical Engineering program is one of the three (3) programs with which the Universidad Industrial de Santander began work in 1948. Then in 1954 the metallurgical engineering programs were created, the first of its kind in Colombia, and petroleum engineering.

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In 1968 the Master's program in Chemical Engineering began. The first master's program in Engineering in the country. The first teachers were Europeans and North Americans who came funded by UNESCO. It was the beginning of graduate research programs at the university. In this line, the Master's Degree in Metallurgical Engineering was created in 1978.

In 1982 the Geology program was created thanks to the development of studies carried out by the National Committee of Earth Sciences, evidencing the demand for a greater number of geologists in the country

The research trajectory of the Faculty was consolidated with the creation of the Doctoral Program in Chemical Engineering in 1992, being also the first in Colombia in the area of Engineering.

The Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering was created in 2002 as a need to strengthen and consolidate research activity in the area of Petroleum Engineering.

In 2007, with the purpose of giving greater openness to research in materials, the Master's program in Metallurgical Engineering was transformed into a Master's program in Materials Engineering. The Master's Degree in Geology was created in 2008.

The second doctoral program of the faculty, was created in 2012, and is the Doctorate in Materials Engineering.

MISSION AND

Vision

Mission

We are an Academic Unit dedicated to the training of people with a solid scientific, humanistic and technical foundation in Physicochemical Engineering, through the management of higher education programs and research projects.

We support our work in an excellent teaching, administrative and technical team, in the high quality of our programs and in the moral, ethical and cultural values and principles of our society as a knowledge-generating organization.

We guide our management to the achievement of excellence and the service of the community in order to contribute to the industrial, economic and social development of Colombia.

Vision

The academic programs of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering will be recognized at the national level for excellence in the development of missionary functions of teaching, research and extension.

It will have a teacher's plant with doctoral training, experience and presence in the international scientific community. Research will be the articulating axis of development of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering in both master's and doctoral programs and undergraduate programs. The academic offer of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering will be accredited of high quality at all levels of training. The extension will be the means to strengthen the relationship with companies, institutions and the academic community. It will have an efficient and comprehensive administration that allows to expedite the administrative processes, teaching, research and extension. In addition, it will have a functional, adaptable, secure, spacious and sufficient infrastructure.

ABOUT THE

Faculty

The Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering brings together four (4) highly qualified schools, with a recognized trajectory of training and research in engineering and science. Our strategy is collaborative work, hence professors, students, professionals and technicians actively participate in the deployment of undergraduate and graduate programs and research and extension activities.

We develop multidisciplinary research, around the identification, exploitation and transformation of natural resources. We have research groups and seedbeds which boost the acquisition of research skills. The professors maintain a dynamic of research work that allows them to develop projects and generate new knowledge.

Read more

Currently, four (4) undergraduate programs and four (4) graduate programs have the high quality accreditation granted by the National Accreditation Council – CNA of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, they are:

  • Geology
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Master in Materials Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering
  • Master in Chemical Engineering
  • Doctorate in Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering program also holds the arcu-SUR international accreditation, granted by Mercusur.

Given our commitment to continuous improvement currently undergraduate programs are working towards achieving international ABET accreditation.

FACULTY

History

Our Faculty is very proud of its history, of all the professionals we have trained and the important contributions made to regional and national development. The Faculty as it is structured today was formed in 1995. However, the programs have a long history.

The Chemical Engineering program is one of the three (3) programs with which the Universidad Industrial de Santander began work in 1948. Then in 1954 the metallurgical engineering programs were created, the first of its kind in Colombia, and petroleum engineering.

Read more

In 1968 the Master’s program in Chemical Engineering began. The first master’s program in Engineering in the country. The first teachers were Europeans and North Americans who came funded by UNESCO. It was the beginning of graduate research programs at the university. In this line, the Master’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering was created in 1978.

In 1982 the Geology program was created thanks to the development of studies carried out by the National Committee of Earth Sciences, evidencing the demand for a greater number of geologists in the country

The research trajectory of the Faculty was consolidated with the creation of the Doctoral Program in Chemical Engineering in 1992, being also the first in Colombia in the area of Engineering.

The Master’s Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering was created in 2002 as a need to strengthen and consolidate research activity in the area of Petroleum Engineering.

In 2007, with the purpose of giving greater openness to research in materials, the Master’s program in Metallurgical Engineering was transformed into a Master’s program in Materials Engineering. The Master’s Degree in Geology was created in 2008.

The second doctoral program of the faculty, was created in 2012, and is the Doctorate in Materials Engineering.

MISSION AND

Vission

Mission

We are an Academic Unit dedicated to the training of people with a solid scientific, humanistic and technical foundation in Physicochemical Engineering, through the management of higher education programs and research projects.

We support our work in an excellent teaching, administrative and technical team, in the high quality of our programs and in the moral, ethical and cultural values and principles of our society as a knowledge-generating organization.

We guide our management to the achievement of excellence and the service of the community in order to contribute to the industrial, economic and social development of Colombia.

Vision

The academic programs of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering will be recognized at the national level for excellence in the development of missionary functions of teaching, research and extension.

It will have a teacher’s plant with doctoral training, experience and presence in the international scientific community. Research will be the articulating axis of development of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering in both master’s and doctoral programs and undergraduate programs. The academic offer of the Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering will be accredited of high quality at all levels of training. The extension will be the means to strengthen the relationship with companies, institutions and the academic community. It will have an efficient and comprehensive administration that allows to expedite the administrative processes, teaching, research and extension. In addition, it will have a functional, adaptable, secure, spacious and sufficient infrastructure.

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Schools and

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OUR

School

Geology School


2 Academic programs

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UNDERGRADUATE

Programs

Geology
10 Semesters

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UNDERGRADUATE

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Geology Master
Investigation | 4 Semesters

OUR

School

School of Chemical Engineering


5 Academic programs

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UNDERGRADUATE

Programs

Chemical Engineering


10 semesters

Refining and Petrochemical Process Engineering


8 semesters

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GRADUATE

Programs

Specialization in Environmental Engineering


3 quarters

Master Degree in Chemical Engineering


Investigation | 4 semesters

Doctorate in Chemical Engineering


8 semesters

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Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2424 / 2438

Mail: decfiqu.secretaria@uis.edu.co

UIS Main campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9. Ciudad. Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, oficina 126.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

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

Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2424 / 2438

Direct: +57 (607) 6347627

Mail:

decfiqu.secretaria@uis.edu.co

UIS Main campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9. Ciudad. Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, oficina 126.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

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

Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2424 / 2438

Direct: +57 (607) 6347627

Mail:

decfiqu.secretaria@uis.edu.co

UIS Main campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9. Ciudad. Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, oficina 126.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.