RESEARCH GROUP

New Materials Development and
Technology Group (GIMAT)

Faculty of Physicochemical Engineering

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Minciencias Classification : A

The New Materials Development and Technology Research Group (GIMAT) seeks to assist in the improvement of the processes of obtaining, characterizing and evaluating materials, as well as in the study of new materials in line with the current demands and needs of the country through the training of ideal professionals and researchers that generate and strengthen links of cooperation between Colombian universities and companies for the development, production, and application of materials.

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Research lines

Failure analysis
30%
Biomaterials
40%
Sustainable development-recycling of materials
30%
Effect of microstructure on resistance to corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement in metallic materials in industrial environments
40%
Applied electrochemistry
70%
Study of degradation mechanisms of metallic materials of technological interest
60%
Carbonaceous materials
40%
Casting
50%
Adsorbent and photocatalytic materials
40%
Materials for energy storage and conversion
30%
Welding processes
30%
Thermal spray coatings
40%
Simulation of materials
40%
Sol-gel technology: development of Smart coatings and functional materials
60%

EXTENSION

Services

  • 3D optical microscopy (confocal)
  • Corrosion process evaluation tests:
    • Determination of corrosion rate due to mass loss.
    • Electrochemical tests: RP, CPP, TAFEL methods, EIS.
    • Salt spray tests.
  • Thermal analysis tests:
    • Calorimetry scanning difference.
    • Differential thermal analysis.
    • Thermomechanical analysis.
  • Mechanical tests:
    • Tension.
    • Compression.
    • Flexion.
  • Coatings by thermal projection.
  • Additive manufacturing: 3D printing.

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AGREEMENTS

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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New Materials Development and Technology Research Group (GIMAT)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1504 – 2423

Email:

gimat@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Edificio Jorge Bautista, Laboratorio 210.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

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

New Materials Development and Technology Research Group (GIMAT)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1504 – 2423

Email:

gimat@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Edificio Jorge Bautista, Laboratorio 210.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

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

New Materials Development and Technology Research Group (GIMAT)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1504 – 2423

Email:

gimat@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Edificio Jorge Bautista, Laboratorio 210.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

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

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