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Juan Carlos Colmenares Quintero

chemist , educator

Juan Carlos Colmenares Quintero, Polish chemist, educator. Achievements include patents pending for new nanostructured materials for the capture and catalytic utilization of carbon dioxide. Assistant secretary general General Committee Foreign Students Poland, Warsaw, 1994—1996; Member of International Advisory Board Revista Ingenium (Bogota), Polish Chemical Society Polish Club Catalysis (Warsaw).

Background

Quintero, Juan Carlos Colmenares was born on February 23, 1973 in Aguachica, Colombia. Son of Fernando Colmenares Alvarez and Margarita Trillos Quintero.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, 1995. Master of Science in Catalysis, Organic Technology, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, 2004.

Career

Spanish-polish-spanish translator, employee Embassy Colombia, Warsaw, 1995—1996. Spanish teacher, English-polish-spanish translator Different Lingual Institutes, 1996—2004. Laboratory assistant, catalysis, technological projects Faculty Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology, 1998—2002, consultant engineer master’s projects, 2002—2004.

Professor, researcher University América, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004. Postdoctoral research associate Department Organic Chemistry University, Córdoba, 2005—2006, mentor, 2006. Postdoctoral research associate staff, loker hydrocarbon research institute University Southern California, 2006—2009, assistant, graduate students, department chemistry, 2007—2009.

Spanish teacher, translator Beverly Hills Lingual Institute, 2007—2009. Research scientist Institute Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, since 2009. Supervisor, Master of Science theses Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, since 2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for new nanostructured materials for the capture and catalytic utilization of carbon dioxide.

Works

  • Author: (research article) Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (Editor's choice, 2009).

Membership

Assistant secretary general General Committee Foreign Students Poland, Warsaw, 1994—1996. Member of International Advisory Board Revista Ingenium (Bogota), Polish Chemical Society Polish Club Catalysis (Warsaw).

Connections

Married Justyna Patyk-Colmenares, September 30, 1995. 1 child Oscar Alberto.

father:
Fernando Colmenares Alvarez

mother:
Margarita Trillos Quintero

spouse:
Justyna Patyk-Colmenares

child:
Oscar Alberto Quintero