Rafael Andrés Robayo Salazar

Rafael Andrés Robayo Salazar

Rafael Andrés Robayo Salazar

PhD in Engineering from Universidad del Valle (Colombia). Research Professor actively engaged in various projects sponsored by both the Colombian Government and the industrial sector. Recognized by MINCIENCIAS as an Associate Researcher and Project Reviewer of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation (SNCTeI). Researcher member of the Composite Materials Group (category A1) of the Universidad del Valle and the Aerospace Studies Research Group (category B) of the Colombian Air Force. Co-inventor of a national patent resulting from a university-company collaboration. Author of 43 research papers published in indexed scientific journals. Their major research interests are design and advanced characterization of materials, ceramic materials, composites materials, aerospace materials, durability, reuse of waste and industrial by-products, eco-efficient construction and building materials, alternative cements and advanced concrete technology.