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researcher , Engineering educator

William Andrés Ocampo-Duque, Colombian engineering educator, researcher. Grantee Research grant, Caixa Sabadell, 2005, Spanish Agency International Cooperative, 2007. Advisor Organización Mundial de Exploradores Karis, Cali, 1989—2007; Member of Association Colombiana de Ingeniería Química (advisor 1997—2007).

Background

Ocampo-Duque, William Andrés was born on May 29, 1973 in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Son of Guillermo Ocampo and Cenydia Duque.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Valley, Cal, Colombia, 1995. Mark Scheme, university Valley, 1999. Master of Science in Advanced Studies in Chemical Engineering, University Rovira Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 2005.

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Rovira i Virgili, 2007.

Career

Junior researcher University del Valle, 1996—1999. Professor University Cauca, Popayan, Colombia, 1999—2001, Pontificia University Javeriana, Cali, since 2001. Associate researcher University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of a plant for the production of materials with high-pressure technologies. Development of process to produce silicacarbonate building materials using recycled solid wastes. Development of process to produce high-grade cellulose from natural fibers.

    Development of method to optimize the water use in paper mills in developing countries. Development of novel method to accelerate the carbonation kinetics to improve final properties of building materials. Development of equipment for the study of mass balances in an educational environment.

    Development of equipment for the study of air conditioning in an educational environment. Development of equipment for the study of electrochemical deposition in an educational environment. Development of automation of industrial processes in sugarcane mills from developing countries.

    Development of equipment for the study of heat transfer in an educational environment. Research in optimization of operating conditions of fuel cells. Research in study on the levels of heavy metals in river systems.

    Research in production of building materials with supercritical fluids. Research in estimation of environmental loads contributing to air pollution in developing countries. Research in corresponding states equation of state for refrigerants and refrigerant mixtures.

    Research in method to assess the impacts of persistent organic pollutants over sensitive freshwater ecosystems. Research in model to predicte the fate, transport, and exposure of toxic pollutants in freshwater systems. Research in methodology to improve the statistical analysis of environmental data using pattern recognition techniques.

    Research in novel method to assess water quality in rivers using fuzzy inference and reasoning. Research in neural fuzzy models for assessing ecological status in river systems. Research in assessing impacts of air pollutants in urban areas.

    Research in predition of thermodynamic properties of benign refrigerants.

Membership

Advisor Organización Mundial de Exploradores Karis, Cali, 1989—2007. Member of Association Colombiana de Ingeniería Química (advisor 1997—2007).

Connections

Married Aida Paola Arias-Gomez, June 21, 2003.

father:
Guillermo Ocampo

mother:
Cenydia Duque

spouse:
Aida Paola Arias-Gomez