Department of Materials

Faculty of Mines – College of Engineering

 

 

 

                   

 

Dr. Juan Pablo Hernndez-Ortiz

Professor

Department of Materials

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medelln

 

Research Group:

 

Multi-Scale Modeling of Complex Systems: Biophysics and Structured Materials

 

COLCIENCIAS Groups:

- Ciencia y Tecnologia de Materiales (A1)

- Tribologia y Superficies (A1)

Contact Info:

   Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellin

   Departamento de Materiales, Facultad de Minas

   Calle 75 # 79A-51, Bloque M17

   Medellin, Colombia

   TEL:   + 57 4 425-5249

   Fax:    + 57 4 425-5254

   Email: jphernandezo@unal.edu.co

                        jphernandezo@wisc.edu

 

Contact Info (US):

   311 N. Hancock St., Unit 333

   Madison, WI, 53705

   TEL: +1 715-771-9234

 

 

 

 


Education:

 

      Mechanical Engineering Degree, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB), Medellin-Colombia (1994-1998)

 

      Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, minor in Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2000-2004). Advisor: Tim A. Osswald

 

      Postdoctoral Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004-2007). Advisors: Juan de Pablo and Michael D. Graham

 

Full CV                    

(Dec-2013)                      (CvLac)

 

Affiliations Universidad Nacional de Colombia:

 

    Department of Materials

    Department of Chemical Engineering

    Department of Mathematics

    Department of System Engineering

 

 

     Affiliations US:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests:

 

      Computational Immunology: Epitopes to organ transplantation

      Physiology of body fluids: Blood and Lymph


      Non-equilibrium thermodynamics in biology and complex fluids

      Nanoscale science for biotechnological applications

      Driven-assembly and material design with complex fluids

      Self-repairing, advanced ballistic materials and nano-structured materials

 

      Polymer and complex systems physics

      Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and transport phenomena

      Biophysics, Biology and human Physiology

      Material Science

 

 

 

Research Projects (2011-2017):

 

        Modeling the immune response in organ transplantation

        DNA manipulation and device design towards Personal Genomics

        Blood Rheology and mechanical properties from 4D flow MRI experiments

        Magneto-taxis and aero-taxis in bacterial suspensions: bioleaching and crystal synthesis.

        Driven assembly in confined liquid crystals with flow fields

        Creep and thermo-mechanical behavior of thermal barrier coatings

        Block co-polymer physical properties at the nanoscale: rheological leveling

        Block co-polymer/nanofibers structure for transparent composites

        Ballistic armor design and the Light Soldier Concept

 

Funding Agencies: 

                                          

                                            

 

 

Research and Funding Collaborations (UNal):

 

      Professor Marco A. Marquez, Department of Materials, Laboratory for Hydro-Mineralogy

      Professor Oscar J. Restrepo, Department of Materials, Laboratory for High Temperature Ceramics

      Professor Alejandro Toro, Department of Materials, Laboratory of Tribology and Surfaces

 

Research and Funding Collaborations (US):

 

      Professor Juan de Pablo, Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago.

      Professor M.D. Luis Fernandez, Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

      Professor M.D. Christopher Franois, Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

      Professor Paul Nealey, Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago.

      Professor Dave Schwartz, Laboratory for Molecular and Computational Genomics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Selected Publications:                                                                                                        (Full publication list)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phys. Rev. Lett. 90(20)

2005

 

Phys. Rev. Lett. 98(14)

2007

 

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100(24)

2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Full publication list)

 

 

 

 


Books and Book Chapters:

 

 

Created by fCoder Graphics Processor

 

Poly. Proc., 2006

(Corrigenda ver. 5.0, 2010)

 

 

Chapter 14, 2009

 

 

Ph.D. Dissertation, 2004

 

 

 


Graduate Students:

 

Name

Degree

Graduation Date

Comments

Julian D. Osorio R.

M.Sc. Material Science

Feb-2012

Laureate Thesis

Propiedades de Transporte en Recubrimientos Ceramicos Utilizados en Turbinas a Gas. (Transport Properties in Thermal Barrier Coatings used
in Gas Turbines.)

 

Ana M. Gomez-Marin

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

Dec-2013

Laureate Thesis

Structure and Charge Transfer Processes at the Pt(111)/Solid Polymer Electrolyte Interface: A Mesoscopic Approach.

 

Jarol E. Molina

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

2014

 

Nora Catalina Restrepo

Ph.D. Material Science

2014

 

Alejandro Vasquez

M.Sc. Mathematics

2014

 

Liliam Cristina Agudelo

Ph.D. Material Science

2015

 

Anderson Valencia

M.Sc. Material Science

2015

 

Viviana Palacio Betancur

M.Sc. Material Science

2014

 

Orlando Barrios

M.Sc. Material Science

2014

 

Fabio A. Suarez

Ph.D. Material Science

2015

 

Stiven Villada

Ph.D. Material Science

2015

 

Juan Fernando Montoya

Ph.D. Material Science

2016

 

Juan David Ospina Correa

Ph.D. Material Science

2017

 

Susana Calle

M.Sc. Material Science

2015

 

Daniel Alejandro Olaya

M.Sc. Material Science

2015

 

Paula Andrea Piedradita

M.Sc. Material Science

2015

 

Diego Alerto Patino

Ph.D. Systems Engineering

2018

 

 

 


Group Picture, December 2012

 

 

 


Professional Services:

 

 

Associate Editor

 

 

Editorial Board

 

J. Plastic Technology

 

 

Editorial Board

 

Editorial Board

Journal Reviewer:

 

-        Phys. Rev. Lett.

-        Phys. Rev. E

-        J. Fluid Mech.

-        J. Rheology

-        J. Chem. Phys.

-        Nucleic Acids Res.

-        Poly. Comp.

-        J. Appl. Poly. Sci.

-        J. non-Newt. Fluid. Mech.

-        Analyst

-        Appl. Math. Mech.

-        New J. Phys.

-       Phys. Fluids   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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