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Metallurgical Engineering

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about the

Program

The Metallurgical Engineering Program in face-to-face mode aims to train professionals with high ethical and moral values, who are managers of a true industrial development, promoters of the improvement of the standard of living of society, respects for the environment and ecological systems. Professionals committed to quality excellence and the development and implementation of new mineral benefit systems. Likewise, committed to the optimization of metallurgical processes, the design and manufacture of conventional models and new metallic materials and their proper selection, evaluation and protection.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 702 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 16783 of December 27, 2019.

DEGREE:

Metallurgical Engineer

DuraTiOn:

10 semesters

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate

ModaliTY:

In Person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga, Santander (Colombia)

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant must possess:

Aptitude and interest in mathematics, physics and chemistry, which will allow you to acquire the necessary knowledge for the foundation in the understanding of the different mechanisms of processing, adaptation, control and application of metallic materials.

Commitment to the defense.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Metallurgical Engineer is a professional capable of formulating, evaluating and managing projects related to obtaining metallic and non-metallic minerals; including exploitation, profit and refining. Control casting, forming, machining, welding, heat treatments, corrosion processes in order to implement process and product quality control techniques.

He is a professional committed to the search for information and continuous training, with skills to transfer, adopt and adapt new technologies for the benefit of the community.

From an ethical, cultural and human point of view he is an integral professional, he possesses communication skills which allows him to easily integrate into society, understand the social, scientific, technological and environmental environment in which he performs always maintaining his respect for the human being.

LABOR

Field

The professional field of the Metallurgical Engineer is in industrial plants dedicated to the concentration and reduction of minerals and obtaining metals and alloys (steel, ferrous and non-ferrous smelters), plastic deformation (trefiling, lamination, forging).

Also in companies of transformation and quality control, corrosion control, metal fault analysis and mechanical testing, non-destructive testing, welding, heat treatments, and research.

In addition, in companies of Inspection of Industrial Equipment, Service and Marketing of Metallic Materials, advice and technical assistance of metal products, consulting in quality control, can also work in institutions dedicated to higher level and technological education of the public or private sector.

OUR

Accreditations

Resolution of MEN No. 3962 of 9 March 2018, for six (6) years. Renewed consecutively for the third time.

CONTINUOUS

Improvement

The Metallurgical Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that will allow future professionals to have a solid educational base with the ability to lead innovation processes, emerging technologies and anticipate the needs of well-being and safety of the community. This is intended that: students, employers and society in general, have the confidence that the program meets quality standards and offers graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

Educational Objectives of the Program

After 3-5 years of professional practice, our graduates:

  • They will reach a level of technical expertise, which will allow them to perform successfully in jobs related to the practice of metallurgical engineering or scientific research, as well as in any other related area they decide to pursue.
  • They will seek technical and interpersonal learning in a permanent and proactive way, in order to effectively contribute to their profession, taking into account the aspects of social, economic, and ecological sustainability.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork, planning and project management skills.

Learning Outcomes

The Metallurgical Engineering program aims to develop the following learning outcomes in your students:

  • The ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • The ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specific needs considering public health, safety and well-being, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • The ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and social contexts.
  • The ability to function effectively in a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, set goals, plan tasks, and meet goals.
  • The ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • The ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

 

Historical Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Academic Term

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

Admitted

58

58

58

58

58

58

58

57

58

26

Enrolled

453

464

465

455

427

454

449

489

485

461

Graduates (Term)

22

27

42

31

36

33

26

17

20

29

 

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant must possess:

Aptitude and interest in mathematics, physics and chemistry, which will allow you to acquire the necessary knowledge for the foundation in the understanding of the different mechanisms of processing, adaptation, control and application of metallic materials.

Commitment to the defense.

GRADUATE

Profile

  • The Metallurgical Engineer is a professional capable of formulating, evaluating and managing projects related to obtaining metallic and non-metallic minerals; including exploitation, profit and refining. Control casting, forming, machining, welding, heat treatments, corrosion processes in order to implement process and product quality control techniques.

    He is a professional committed to the search for information and continuous training, with skills to transfer, adopt and adapt new technologies for the benefit of the community.

  • From an ethical, cultural and human point of view he is an integral professional, he possesses communication skills which allows him to easily integrate into society, understand the social, scientific, technological and environmental environment in which he performs always maintaining his respect for the human being.

Labor

Field

The professional field of the Metallurgical Engineer is in industrial plants dedicated to the concentration and reduction of minerals and obtaining metals and alloys (steel, ferrous and non-ferrous smelters), plastic deformation (trefiling, lamination, forging).

Also in companies of transformation and quality control, corrosion control, metal fault analysis and mechanical testing, non-destructive testing, welding, heat treatments, and research.

In addition, in companies of Inspection of Industrial Equipment, Service and Marketing of Metallic Materials, advice and technical assistance of metal products, consulting in quality control, can also work in institutions dedicated to higher level and technological education of the public or private sector.

OUR

Accreditations

Resolution of MEN No. 3962 of 9 March 2018, for six (6) years. Renewed consecutively for the third time.

 

CONTINUOUS

Improvement

The Metallurgical Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that will allow future professionals to have a solid educational base with the ability to lead innovation processes, emerging technologies and anticipate the needs of well-being and safety of the community. This is intended that: students, employers and society in general, have the confidence that the program meets quality standards and offers graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

Educational Objectives of the Program

After 3-5 years of professional practice, our graduates:

  • They will reach a level of technical expertise, which will allow them to perform successfully in jobs related to the practice of metallurgical engineering or scientific research, as well as in any other related area they decide to pursue.
  • They will seek technical and interpersonal learning in a permanent and proactive way, in order to effectively contribute to their profession, taking into account the aspects of social, economic, and ecological sustainability.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork, planning and project management skills.

Learning Outcomes

The Metallurgical Engineering program aims to develop the following learning outcomes in your students:

  • The ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • The ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specific needs considering public health, safety and well-being, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • The ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and social contexts.
  • The ability to function effectively in a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, set goals, plan tasks, and meet goals.
  • The ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • The ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

 

Historical Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Academic Term

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

Admitted

58

58

58

58

58

58

58

57

58

26

Enrolled

453

464

465

455

427

454

449

489

485

461

Graduates (Term)

22

27

42

31

36

33

26

17

20

29

 

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Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  20252               Credits:    4  - Calculus I


Code:  20314               Credits:    4  - Chemistry I


Code:  22979               Credits:    4  - Linear Algebra


Code:  23049               Credits:    3  - Introduction to Metallurgical Engineering


Code:  23423               Credits:    1  - Sports and Physical Training


Code:  23427               Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  24948               Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


 

Code:  20253               Credits:    4  - Calculus II


Code:  22950               Credits:    4  - Physics I


Code:  22952               Credits:    2  - Biology for Engineers


Code:  23015               Credits:    4  - Descriptive Geometry


Code:  23079               Credits:    4  - Chemistry II


 

Code:  20113               Credits:    4  - Analytical Mechanics


Code:  20254               Credits:    4  - Calculus III


Code:  22953               Credits:    4  - Physics II


Code:  27165               Credits:    3  - Materials Science


Code:  27166               Credits:    2  - Chemistry Laboratory


 

Code:  20255               Credits:    4  - Differential Equations


Code:  22956               Credits:    4  - Physics III


Code:  23022               Credits:    4  - Material Resistance


Code:  23123               Credits:    3  - Balance of Matter and Energy in Metallurgical Processes


Code:  27170               Credits:    3  - Thermodynamics


 

Code:  23126               Credits:    5  - Transport Phenomena


Code:  23128               Credits:    3  - Solidification and Phase Diagrams


Code:  23424               Credits:    4  - English I


Code:  27171               Credits:    2  - Applied Statistics


Code:  27181               Credits:    2  - Physical metallurgy


 

Code:  23127               Credits:    4  - Kinetics and Surface Physicochemistry


Code:  23132               Credits:    4  - Mineral Benefit


Code:  23425               Credits:    4  - English II


Code:  27167               Credits:    3  - Metallography


Code:  27172               Credits:    3  - Numerical Analysis


 

Code:  23134           Credits:    3  - Modeling and Simulation


Code:  27173           Credits:    3  - Thermal Treatments


Code:  27174           Credits:    4  - Mechanical Metallurgy


Code:  27175           Credits:    3  - Pyrometallurgy


Code:  27176           Credits:    3  - Molding Processes


Code:  00002           Credits:   3 - Context Subject I


Code:  23138           Credits:    3  - Metal Forming


Code:  23139           Credits:    4  - Hydro and Electrometallu rgy


Code:  27168           Credits:    3  - Refractory Materials


Code:  27177           Credits:    3  - Foundry processes


Code:  27178           Credits:    3  - Welding


Code:  --                   Credits:    3  - Professional Elective I


Code:  --                   Credits:    2  - Professional Elective II


Code:  27169           Credits:    2  - Grade work I


Code:  22976           Credits:    3  - Economic Engineering


Code:  27179           Credits:    3  - Corrosion


Code:  27180           Credits:    3  - Non - DestructiveTrials


Code:  0--                 Credits:    3  - Context Subject II


Code:  22964           Credits:    3  - Business Directorate


Code:  22977           Credits:    7  - Grade II work


 

Code:  23201           Credits:    3  -Ceramic Materials


Code:  27182           Credits:    2  -Corrosion Control


Code:  27183           Credits:    2  -Design of Experiments


Code:  27184           Credits:    2  -Biomaterials


Code:  27185           Credits:    2  -Electrometalurgia


Code:  27187           Credits:    2  -HSEQC Integrated Management


Code:  27188           Credits:    2  -Material Selection


Code:  27189           Credits:    2  -Materials Tribology


Code:  27190           Credits:    2  -Fault Analysis


Code:  27246           Credits:    2  -Integrity Assessment


Code:  28175           Credits:    3  -Composite Materials


Code:  28322           Credits:    2  -Use and Recycling of Materials


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022 May 18

 

Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19

 

Registration closing

2022 June 24

Admission results

2022 July 21

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link


Additional requirements

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Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM

 

Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS

The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand




Bucaramanga

Collection opening

2022 May 18

Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19

Registration closing

2022 June 24

Admission results

2022 July 21

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link

Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM


Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS


The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry Office.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

PROgram

Professors

Sandra Judith García Vergara

Doctor of Corrosion

Ana Emilse Coy Echeverría

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Elcy María Córdoba Tuta

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Ana María Pérez Ceballos

Doctor of Engineering

Viviana Raquel Goiza Argoello

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Mauricio Rincón Ortiz

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Dario Yesid Peña Ballesteros

Doctor of Corrosion

Cristian Camilo Viafara Arango

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Sergio Ismael Blanco Vasquez

Doctor of Materials Engineering

Andrés Giovanni González Hernandez

Doctor of Ceramic Materials

Oscar Andrés Vargas Ceballos

Doctor of Chemistry

Pedro Luis Delvasto Angarita

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Angel Manuel Meléndez Reyes

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

Luis Orlando Aguirre Rodríguez

Master of Science Metallurgical Engineering

Huber Alexander Anaya Palencia

Master of Metallurgical Engineering

Carlos Andres Galán Pinilla

Master of Materials Engineering

Milton Manrique Gallardo

Doctor of Metallurgy

Isaias Andrés Rentería Rincón

Master of Materials Engineering

Jhon Freddy Palaces

Master of Engineering and Environmental

Eliana Martha Bonalde Marcano

Bachelor of Education Math Mention

Hernan Alvarez Orozco

Master of Pedagogy of the UIS

Jeferson Owaldo Ruíz Lizarazo

Metallurgical Engineer

Diana Dulcey Díaz

Master of Automotive Engineering

Marly Ximena Blanco Vera

Master of Materials Engineering

Oscar Rodolfo Bohorquez Becerra

Specialist in Evaluation and Project Management

Nerly Deyanira Mountain Supelano

Magister of Materials Engineering

Carlos Eduardo Blanco Pinzón

Doctor of Corrosion Science and Engineering

Pedro Antonio Lopez Ramírez

Master of Systems Engineering and Computer Science

Jaime Alberto Gonzelez Gonzelez

Specialist in University Teaching

Lilia Olaya Luengas

Doctor of Materials And Chemical Process Engineering

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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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School of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science

Telephone: 

+57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2419

+57 (607) 632 0471 

E-mail: imetalu@uis.du.co 

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Jorge Bautista Vesga Building, second floor

Industrial University of 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

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 2419

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471 

Email:

imetalu@uis.du.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address

Cra 27, calle 9. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, Segundo Piso.

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

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 2419

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471 

Email:

imetalu@uis.du.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27, calle 9. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga, Segundo Piso.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.