postgraduate

Doctorate in Materials Engineering

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Ph.D. in Materials Engineering seeks to train high-level researchers who contribute to raising knowledge of Materials Engineering, starting from an applied conception and oriented to scientific development and innovation. In this way, the Program constitutes an investigative, interdisciplinary workspace, consolidating and articulating the training of its Ph.D. in the doctoral staff with research projects, in the perspective of strengthening the country’s scientific capacity, oriented to the solution of regional and national problems, with international projection.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 101811 | Qualifying Registration: MEN N.° 011940 of November 14, 2019, validity 7 years.

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PERSONALIZED ADVICE

DEGREE:

Doctor of Materials Engineering

DURATION:

8 Semesters

MODALITY::

In Person

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga Main Campus

DEGREE:

Doctor of Materials Engineering

DURATION:

8 Semesters

MODALITY:

In Person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The Doctorate in Materials Engineering is aimed at professionals in the area of Engineering, Basic Sciences or Geology, with demonstrable knowledge in the area of materials, who have an interest and aptitude for research, knowledge of a foreign language and whose interests are oriented to the solution of problems in the area of Materials Engineering, scientific development , industrial and technological.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Doctoral Program in Materials Engineering will be a person with a solid integral training, with skills to design and direct research projects, that enable the expansion of the frontier of knowledge of materials, their properties and applications. He will have teaching and research skills to generate and lead lines, groups and research centers in academic institutions and organizations linked to R&D&I activities.

LABOR

Field

The Doctor of Materials Engineering of the UIS will serve as undergraduate and graduate teacher in programs related to Materials Science and Engineering, also as a high-level researcher leading lines and research groups in universities and institutes, as well as in R&D&I departments of related industrial sectors and as an advisor to scientific programs of government institutions.

OUR

Accreditations

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APPLICANT

Profile

The Doctorate in Materials Engineering is aimed at professionals in the area of Engineering, Basic Sciences or Geology, with demonstrable knowledge in the area of materials, who have an interest and aptitude for research, knowledge of a foreign language and whose interests are oriented to the solution of problems in the area of Materials Engineering, scientific development , industrial and technological.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Doctoral Program in Materials Engineering will be a person with a solid integral training, with skills to design and direct research projects, that enable the expansion of the frontier of knowledge of materials, their properties and applications. He will have teaching and research skills to generate and lead lines, groups and research centers in academic institutions and organizations linked to R&D&I activities.

LABOR

Field

The Doctor of Materials Engineering of the UIS will serve as undergraduate and graduate teacher in programs related to Materials Science and Engineering, also as a high-level researcher leading lines and research groups in universities and institutes, as well as in R&D&I departments of related industrial sectors and as an advisor to scientific programs of government institutions.

OUR

Accreditations

We are in the process of self-assessment.

More info: Click Here

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Academic

Curriculum

Code: 29231              Credits: 6 - Advanced Materials


Code: 29232             Credits: 6 - Characterization of Materials


Code: 29233             Credits: 6 - Research Methodology


Code: --                          Credits: 12 - Elective Group Emphasis


Code: 26500                 Credits: 7 - Thesis Proposal

Code: 29234             Credits: 2 - Research Seminar I


Code: 26502             Credits: 8 - Doctoral Thesis I


Code: 29235             Credits: 2 - Research Seminar II


Code: 26504             Credits: 8 - Doctoral Thesis II


Code: 29236             Credits: 2 - Research Seminar III


Code: 26506              Credits: 8 - Doctoral Thesis III


Code: 26507           Credits: 13 - Research Internship


Code: 29237             Credits: 2 - Research Seminar IV


Code: 26509             Credits: 8 - Doctoral Thesis IV


Code: 29238             Credits: 2 - Research Seminar V


Code: 26511              Credits: 8 - Doctoral Thesis V


Code: 26519        Credits: 6 - Kinetics and Reactor Design


Code: 29240       Credits: 6 - Corrosion Control


Code: 26513        Credits: 6 - High Temperature Corrosion


Code: 29241        Credits: 6 - Corrosion Under Stresses in Alloys


Code: 26512        Credits: 6 - Advanced Electrochemistry


Code: 26520        Credits: 6 - Advanced Transport Phenomena


Code: 26522        Credits: 6 - Advanced Hydrometallurgy


Code: 26526        Credits: 6 - Advanced Ceramic Materials


Code: 26529        Credits: 6 - Composite Materials


Code: 26530       Credits: 6 - Nanomaterials


Code: 26521        Credits: 6 - Advanced Pyrometallurgy


Code: 26527        Credits: 6 - Advanced Polymers


Code: 29239       Credits: 6 - Biomaterials


Code: 26523       Credits: 6 - Biotechnological Processes


Code: 29251        Credits: 6 - Chemistry of Materials


Code: 26531        Credits: 6 - Special Topics in Materials


Code: 26525       Credits: 6 - Phase transformations in state


Code: 26516        Credits: 6 - Materials Tribology


Code: 29242       Credits: 6 - Statistics, Design of Experiments and Applied Optimization in Research


Code: 29243       Credits: 6 - Surface Physicochemistry


Code: 29244       Credits: 6 - Metal smelting


Code: 29245       Credits: 6 - Fracture Mechanics and Analysis


Code: 29246       Credits: 6 - Welding Metallurgy


Code: 29247       Credits: 6 - Modeling and Simulation in Materials Engineering


Code: 29248       Credits: 6 - Advanced Minerals Process


Code: 29249       Credits: 6 - High Temperature Mechanical Properties


Code: 29250       Credits: 6 - Powder metallurgy


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

2nd Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Knowledge test  

Interview  

Classes start  

 

2022 february 22

2022 july 15 (deadline for registration payment July 11)

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

  
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 before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • 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.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
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

0.5 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.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

February 22, 2022

Registration deadline

July 15, 2022

Entrance exams

July 22-25, 2022

Interviews

July 27, 2022

(limit for registration payment July 11, 2022)

Classes start

August 11, 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 before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • 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.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.

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

0,5 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.

Program

Professors

Darío Yesid Peña Ballesteros

Doctor of Corrosion

Elcy María Córdoba Tuta

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Sandra Judith García Vergara

Doctor of Corrosion

Ana Emilse Coy Echeverria

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Ángel Manuel Meléndez Reyes

Doctor of Sciences (Chemestry)

Mauricio Rincón Ortiz

Doctor of Science and Technology, Material Mention

Pedro Luis Delvasto Angarita

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Cristian Camilo Viáfara Arango

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Andrés Giovanni González Hernández

Doctor of Engineering

Sergio Ismael Blanco Vásquez

Doctor of Materials Engineering

Viviana Raquel Güiza Argüello

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Ana María Pérez Ceballos

Doctor of Engineering

Oscar Andrés Vargas Ceballos

Doctor of Chemestry

Fernando Viejo Abrante

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Ricardo Alfredo Cruz Hernández

Doctor of Technical Sciences

José Antonio Henao Martínez

Doctor of Applied Chemistry Materials Study Option

Dionisio Laverde Cataño

Doctor of Industrial Engineering.

Rodolfo Villamizar Mejia

Doctor of Information Technology

Jaime Enrique Meneses Fonseca

Doctor of Engineering Sciences

Enrique Mejía Ospino

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

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.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle9 , Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208.

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

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle9 , Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208.

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

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle9 , Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.