Meet our team

ELIZABETH CABRA ROJAS
Dean, Faculty of Engineering

M.A., Education, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia Specialization in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Industry, Oil & Gas University of Ploiești, Romania Specialization in Strategic Management, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia Specialization in the management of atmospheric pollution, Japan International Cooperation Agency – JICA, Japan B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad de América, Colombia.

Email: elizabeth.cabra@unisabana.edu.co 

CARLOS ALBERTO JIMÉNEZ JUNCA
Director or Teachers and Research

 Ph.D., Doctorate in Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, England. M.S., Development of Biotic Products, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico. B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia.

Email: carlos.jimenez@unisabana.edu.co 

Program Directors

Dr. JAIRO MONTOYA TORRES
Director, Doctorate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

 

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, École des Mines de Saint-Étienne National Higher School of Mines of Saint-Etienne, France. Postdoc. Logistics and Operative Investigation granted by the Claude Bernard University of Lyon and the INSA of Lyon, France. M.S., Industrial Engineering and Administration, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, France B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia. He is currently Professor at Universidad de La Sabana and President (2017-2019) of the Colombian Association of Operations Research (Association ASOCIO).

Email: jairo.montoya@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC    Research Gate

Dra. Luisa Marcela Villamil
Director, Doctorate in Biosciences

Postdoc., University of Rhode Island and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, United States Ph.D., Doctorate in Biological Sciences, Santiago de Compostela University, Spain. Sufficiency in Marine Biology and Aquaculture (* Research proficient, analogous to master's degree), University of Vigo, Spain B.S., Marine Biology, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Colombia.

 

 Email:

luisa.villamil@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC  ResearchGate 

MARTHA ISABEL COBO ÁNGEL
Director, Doctorate Engineering

Postdoc., Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, United States Ph.D., Doctorate in Engineering, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia Junior Researcher at COLCIENCIAS Member of Materials, Energy and Environment Research Group at Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia.

 

Email: martha.cobo@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC  Research Gate

RUTH YOLANDA RUIZ PARDO

Director, Master of Design and Process Management

Ph.D., Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. M.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Director of the Agroindustrial Processes Research Group. Coordinator of the emphasis of Bioprocesses of the Master in Design and Management of Processes. Senior Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: ruth.ruiz@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC

GERMAN ARCESIO ORTIZ BASTO
Director, Master Engineering Management

M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technologies, United States B.S., Systems Engineering, Universidad Piloto de Colombia.

 

Email: german.ortiz1@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC

Undergraduate programs

BORIS WÜLLNER GARCÉS
Director, Agroindustrial Production Engineering       

B.S., B.S., Agroindustrial Production Engineering, Universidad de La Sabana.

He has experience in business development, management of team work, logistics supply chain, creation of sustainable businesses, negotiation with vulnerable communities, social marketing, Healthcare Providers) and marketing and sales teams. He has worked in private companies, public sector and non-profit organizations; developing sustainable management processes, new markets, financial restructuring and consolidating marketing and sales structures. He has also directed and worked with multifunctional groups oriented to success in multicultural environments.

 

Email: boris.wullner@unisabana.edu.co

JULIÁN MAURICIO ECHEVERRY MEJÍA
Director, Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D in engineering sciences, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Estado de México. M.S., Automotive Engineering, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Toluca Campus - México B.S., B.S., Electronics Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales -Colombia.

Email: julian.echeverry@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   

RICARDO SOTAQUIRÁ GUTIÉRREZ
Director, Informatics Engineering

Ph.D, Doctorate in Applied Sciences, University of the Andes of Merida, Venezuela. M.S., M.S.,Computing, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia B.S., Systems Engineering, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia.

 

Email: ricardo.sotaquira@unisabana.edu.co   CVLAC    Research Gate

LUZ HELENA MANCERA MÉNDEZ 
Director, Industrial Engineering (e)

M.S., Design and Process Management at Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad Distrital José Francisco de Caldas, Colombia.

 

 

Email: luz.mancera2@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   Research Gate

PAOLA GARZÓN LÓPEZ
Director, Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., in Product Design and Chemical Processes, University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. M.S., Engineering, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad de America, Colombia.

Email: paola.garzon2@unisabana.edu.co

SANDRA PATRICIA JARRO SANABRIA
Director, Civil Engineering

M.S., Engineering Management, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. B.S., Civil Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia

 

Email: sandra.jarro@unisabana.edu.co    CvLAC 

Professors

WILLIAM GUERRERO RUEDA
Teacher

 

Ph.D, in Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia Ph. D, in Optimization and Security of Industrial Systems, Université de technologie de Troyes University of Technology of Troyes - France M.S., M.S.,Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia B.S., B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Email: william.guerrero1@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC    Research Gate

GABRIELA CÁEZ RAMÍREZ
Profesora

Ph.D., Candidate Biosciences from Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia M.S., Process Design and Management, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia B.S., Food Engineering, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Colombia Co-author of 3 national patents. Researcher in the Research Group of Agroindustrial Processes (GIPA).

Research Lines: Processing and valorization of Agroindustrial Materials, Physical and Functional properties of Agrifood and Agroindustrial Materials.

 

Email: gabriela.caez@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC

LUIS MAURICIO AGUDELO OTÁLORA
Teacher

 

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia B.S., Civil Engineering, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Colombia B.S., Electricity and Electronics, Universidad Nacional Pedagógica, Colombia Director of Human Centered Design Research Group.

 

Email: mauricio.agudelo@unisabana.edu.co    CvLAC    Research Gate

RICARDO CANO MACÍAS
Teacher

M.S., Mathematical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Mathematics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

 

Email: ricardo.cano@unisabana.edu.co    CvLAC

LUIS MIGUEL BELTRÁN SIERRA
Teacher

 

M.S., Physics Teaching, Universidad Nacional Pedagógica. Colombia B.S., Systems Engineering, Universidad El Bosque, Colombia B.S., Physics, Universidad Nacional Pedagógica, Colombia Director of Process Control and Automation Research Group.

 

Email: luism.beltran@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC

CARLOS ANDRÉS DOMÍNGUEZ PAZ
Teacher

 

M.S., Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology, Milan Polytechnic, Italy B.S., Mechanical and Physical Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Email: carlos.dominguez2@unisabana.edu.co

MIGUEL ÁNGEL URIBE
Teacher

 

Ph.D., Solid State Physics, University of Freiburg , Switzerland M.S., Physical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia B.S., Physics - Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Email: miguel.uribe1@unisabana.edu.co       CvLAC

LUIS EDUARDO DÍAZ BARRERA
Teacher

Ph.D., Sciences - Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia Research lines: Hormones, growth factors, differentiation and cancer; Molecular Biology, Agroindustrial Processes and Natural Products.

 

Email: luis.diaz1@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC    Research Gate

LUIS ALEJANDRO ACOSTA GONZÁLEZ
Teacher

Postdoc., Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Granada, Spain M.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Granada, Spain B.S., Microbiology, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

 

Email: alejandro.acosta1@unisabana.edu.co     CvLAC 

CLAUDIA LORENA GARZÓN CASTRO
Teacher

Ph.D in biosciences, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia. M.S., Industrial Automation, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Specialization in University Teaching, Universidad El Bosque, Colombia B.S., Electronic Engineering, Universidad Distrital, Colombia Email: claudia.garzon@unisabana.edu.co

 

Email: claudia.garzon@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   Research Gate

MARIO J. JUHA
Teacher

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida - United States B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad del Norte - Barranquilla, Colombia.

Email: mario.juha@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC  Research Gate 

EDGAR YESID MAYORGA LANCHEROS
Teacher           

Ph.D in Mathematics, Universidad de Los Andes. Master's degree in Mathematics, Universidad de Los Andes. Undergraduate in Mathematics, National University of Colombia. Director of the Applied Mathematics Research Group.

Correo: edgar.mayorga@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   

MANUEL ALFREDO FIGUEREDO MEDINA
Teacher

M.S., Architecture in Information Technology and Systems Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Researcher of the Group of Material and Environmental Energies.

 

Email: manuel.figueredo@unisabana.edu.co    CvLAC    Research Gate

MANUEL FERNANDO VALERO VALDIVIESO
Teacher

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia Director of the Energy, Materials and Environment Research Group.

Email: manuel.valero@unisabana.edu.co    CvLAC     Research Gate

EDISSON TELLO CAMACHO
Teacher

Ph.D., Sciences-Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. M.S., Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Director of the Bioprospecting Research Group.

 

Email: edisson.tello@unisabana.edu.co     CvLAC     Research Gate

CAMILO RENGIFO GUTIÉRREZ
Teacher

Ph.D., Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia M.S., Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia B.S., Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

 

Email: camilo.rengifo@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC  

JOSEFINA GARCÍA ARÉVALO
Teacher

M.S., Mathematics Teaching, Universidad Nacional Pedagógica, Colombia B.S., Mathematics, Universidad Nacional Pedagógica, Colombia. Professor of the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics

 

Email: josefina.garcia@unisabana.edu.co

MARÍA XIMENA QUINTANILLA CARVAJAL
Teacher

Ph.D., in Food Sciences, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico B.S., Agroindustrial Production Engineering, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia Junior Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: maria.quintanilla1@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC    Research Gate

MARÍA FERNANDA GÓMEZ GALINDO
Teacher

Ph.D., Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Zurich M.S., Sustainable Energy Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Zurich Specialization in Finances, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia Specialization in Management of Energy Resources, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia B.S., Chemical Engineering. Associate researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: maria.gomez@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC   Research Gate

GIULIA FORESTIERI 
Teacher

European Doctorate in Sciences and Engineering for the environment, buildings and Energy, University of Calabria, (Italy). Bachelor of Engineering in Building and Architecture, University of Calabria, (Italy).

Email: giulia.forestieri@unisabana.edu.co  Research Gate

ALFONSO TULLIO SARMIENTO VÁSQUEZ
Teacher

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, United States M.S., Operations Research focused on Logistics, University of Florida, United States B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Lima, Peru.

 

Email: alfonso.sarmiento@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC

WILLIAM FERNANDO OQUENDO PATIÑO
Teacher

Ph.D., in Physical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Master of Science in Physics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Physics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Junior Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: william.oquendo@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   Research Gate

FERNANDO LIZCANO LOSADA
Teacher

Postdoc. Harvard University, United States Ph.D., Cell Biology, University of Navarra, Spain Specialization - medical residency in Endocrinology, University of Navarra, Spain B.S., Medicine, Universidad del Norte, Colombia Senior Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: fernando.lizcano@unisabana.edu.co

CÉSAR AMÍLCAR LÓPEZ BELLO
Teacher

M.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia Specialization in Production Engineering, Universidad Distrital José Francisco de Caldas, Colombia B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad Distrital José Francisco de Caldas, Colombia Associate Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: cesar.lopez@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC    Research Gate

GONZALO MEJÍA DELGADILLO
Teacher

Ph.D in Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, (United States). Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, (Colombia). Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, (Colombia) President of the Americas chapter of the International Foundation of Production Research


Email: gonzalo.mejia@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC   Research Gate 

ORLANDO ARROYO
Profesor

PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Católica de Chile. Master of Science in Engineering, Universidad Pontificia Católica de Chile. Undergraduate in Civil Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, (Colombia).

Email: orlando.arroyo@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC  Research Gate


FABIAN LEONARDO MORENO MORENO
Teacher

Ph.D., Biosciences, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia Ph.D., Agri-Food Technology and Biotechnology, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain M.S., Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Researcher of the Agroindustrial Processes Group (GIPA). Associate Researcher Colciencias.

Research line: Processing and valorization of Agroindustrial Materials.

 

Email: leonardo.moreno@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC     Research Gate

LUIS ALFREDO PAIPA GALEANO
Teacher

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Navarra, Spain M.S., Education, Universidad de La Sabana. B.S., Agroindustrial Production Engineering, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia Junior Researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: luis.paipa@unisabana.edu.co   CvLAC   Research Gate

ROSA ERLIDE PRIETO CORREA
Teacher

M.S., Biochemical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Specialization in Environmental Engineering, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia B.S., Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Associate researcher at Colciencias.

 

Email: erlide.prieto@unisabana.edu.co  CvLAC   Research Gate