Organization profile

Organization profile

Value proposition:

Develops and implements innovative technologies applicable to the construction sector: Post-tensioned masonry, soil stabilization, mass movement risk analysis, construction management, pavement design, road infrastructure management, asphalt technology and advanced concrete design. It also provides advice on the implementation of alternative construction systems and new materials for the sector.


Products and services:


Design and development of low-cost and shorter construction time post-tensioned masonry retaining structures
Assessing risks from mass movements
Development of soil reinforcement systems
Geotechnical design based on reliability
Proposing methodologies for the use of new materials
Development of new alternatives for materials used in civil engineering
Design of special lightweight concrete
Develop and propose solutions in new pavements
Study and characterization of asphalts and asphalt mixtures
Develop and propose solutions in soil stabilization
Develop and propose solutions to the management of construction waste
Construction Management
Develops adaptation of road maintenance technologies
Implements road infrastructure management methodologies
Develops calibration of deterioration models for different types of pavements and
road maintenance
Develops construction and maintenance alternatives for low traffic volume and unpaved roads
Hydrological modeling
Water resource risk
Simulation of urban drainage
Integrated construction project management systems
Sustainability of the built environment
Production systems and quality in construction
Occupational health and safety in the construction sector
Implementation of Lean Construction in construction companies

Technology portfolios:
Lines of research declared by the group

1.Water Resources -Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology
5.Sustainable Infrastructure


Minciencias Code = COL0025667


Area of knowledge Engineering and Technology -- Civil Engineering -- Civil Engineering
National Science and Technology Program Science, Technology and Innovation in Environment, Biodiversity and Habitat
National Science and Technology Program (secondary) Marine Science and Hydrobiological Resources


  • Category Minciencias

Minciencias groups classification

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