In the Department of Mechanical Engineering we have a highly-prepared faculty. We have the highest percentage of professors with doctorates from all over the country (92%).

Meet the full-time professors, visiting scholars, retired adjunct and adjunct professors willing to work hand in hand with both academic and research and provide service to industry.

  FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

JUAN PABLO CASAS RODRÍGUEZ

CASAS

Juan Pablo is part of the Structural Integrity research group. He is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes and has a PhD, from Loughborough University, UK. More information

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Office: ML-704

Extension: 2911

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JAIRO ARTURO ESCOBAR GUTIÉRREZ

ESCOBAR

Jairo is the Director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has a PhD, in Science and Materials Engineering with specialization in particulate materials from the University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He is also part of the materials and manufacturing research group. More information

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Office: ML-623

Extension: 2904

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ANDRÉS LEONARDO GONZÁLEZ MANCERA

ANDRESGONZALEZ

Andres is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, from the University of Maryland, USA. He is part of the computational mechanics research group. More information

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Office: ML-315

Extension: 2915

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GERARDO GORDILLO ARIZA

GORDILLO

Gerardo is a mechanical engineer from the National University of Colombia. He has a PhD, from the University of Texas, USA. He is part of the energy conversion research group. More information

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Office: ML-625

Extension: 1716

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OMAR DARIO LÓPEZ MEJÍA

OMAR

Omar Lopez is a mechanical engineer from the Industrial University of Santander, Colombia. He has a PhD, from the University of Texas, USA. He is also part of the computational mechanics research group. More information

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Office: ML-649

Extension: 3666

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EDGAR ALEJANDRO MARAÑON LEON

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Alejandro Marañon is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, from Loughborough University, UK. He is also part of the structural integrity research group. More information

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Office: ML-626

Extension: 2917

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LUIS MARIO MATEUS SANDOVAL

MATEUS

Luis Mario Mateus is a mechanical engineer with a master’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Los Andes. He is part of the structural integrity research group. More information

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Office: ML-624

Extension: 2903

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JORGE ALBERTO MEDINA PERILLA

MEDINA

Jorge is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, in industrial engineering from the University of Navarra, Spain. He is part of the materials and manufacturing research group. More information

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Office: ML-438

Extension: 2927

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LUIS ERNESTO MUÑOZ CAMARGO

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Luis Ernesto is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, from the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy. He is also part of the automation research group. More information

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Office: ML-729

Extension: 1833

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JUAN SEBASTIÁN NUÑEZ GAMBOA

NUÑEZ

Juan Sebastian has a master’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Los Andes. He is part of the Vehicle Dynamics Modeling and Dynamic modeling and control research fields. More information 

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Office: ML-621
Extension: 1875

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 ÁLVARO ENRIQUE PINILLA SEPULVEDA

PINILLA

Alvaro is a mechanical engineer from Los Andes University. He has a PhD, from the University of Reading, UK. He is part of the energy conversion research group. More information

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Office: ML-628

Extension: 2920

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 CARLOS FRANCISCO RODRÍGUEZ HERRERA

CARLOSPACHO

Carlos Francisco is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain. He is part of the automation research group. More information

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Office: ML-815

Extension: 3031

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 FABIO ARTURO ROJAS MORA

FAROJAS

Fabio is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a PhD, from the University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He is part of the energy conversion and materials and manufacturing research groups. More information

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Office: ML-441

Extension: 2906

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JOSÉ RAFAEL TORO GÓMEZ 

TORO

Jose is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He is also part of the computational mechanics research group.

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Office: ML-410

Extension: 3323

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 VISITING SCHOLARS

RODRIGO ALBERTO MARÍN CASTILLO

MARIN

Rodrigo is a mechanical engineer with a master’s degree in Systems and Computing Engineering from the University of Los Andes. He has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champing. He is also the Director of the Department of Geosciences.

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Extension: 5660

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 RETIRED ADJUNCT PROFESSORS

JAIME LOBOGUERRERO

LOBOGUERRERO

Jaime is a full Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has a doctorate from the University of Southampton, UK. He is also part of the energy conversion research group. More information

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Office: ML-792

Extension: 2908

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 RAFAEL GUILLERMO BELTRÁN PULIDO

BELTRAN

Rafael is a mechanical engineer from the University of Los Andes. He has a master’s degree from the University of Delaware in mechanical and aerospace engineering. More information

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Office: ML-207

Extension: 2907

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  POSTDOCTORAL ASSISTANTS

GIACOMO BARBIERI

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Giacomo is a mechanical engineer with a master’s in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in mechatronics engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. More information

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Office: ML-756

Extension: 1858

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