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Food Engineer from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile and PhD in Engineering Sciences in the Chemistry and Bioprocesses area. She is currently a Professor at the School of Nutrition and Dietetics of the Faculty of Medicine and a researcher associated with the Center for Research and Biomedical Innovation (CIIB) of the Universidad de los Andes. She belongs to the Biopolymers Research and Engineering Laboratory (BiopRel) located at CIIB. She is promoting her line of research that is related to the study of biopolymers of natural origin and the transformation or processing of it, for the development of materials with application in food and nutrition, with special interest in the nutritional requirements of elderly population. In the last 5 years she has managed 1 ANID Insertion project and has participated in 12 Fondef, CORFO and / or Fondecyt projects as a co-investigator. She has been awarded 2 Post doctorate funds at the Universidad de los Andes and at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. As well as, she has received the Award for Excellence in Doctoral Thesis UC 2018, area of Engineering and Technologies. Her research has generated 4 indexed publications (SCOPUS) and 1 book chapter published internationally, and around 30 presentations at national and international conferences. At the national level, she collaborates with researchers from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad Católica del Norte, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, and Universidad de la Frontera. She internationally collaborate with the University of Auckland, Oregon State University, and Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

3 Mar 201331 Dec 2017

Award Date: 25 Jan 2018

Master, Universidad de Cantabria

1 Sep 200830 May 2010

Award Date: 20 Jul 2010

Master, Universidad de Santiago de Chile

1 Aug 200530 Jul 2007

Award Date: 28 Sep 2007

Bachelor, Universidad de Santiago de Chile

1 Mar 199910 Dec 2004

Award Date: 26 Apr 2005

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

1 Mar 199920 Oct 2004

Award Date: 20 Oct 2004

External positions

Postdoctorado fondo de ayuda a la investigación 2020, FCH-PD-2020-01. Investigación., Universidad de los Andes

5 Mar 202031 Dec 2020

Postdoctorado VRI-UC 2018-2019. Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Bioprocesos (DIQB)., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

1 Mar 201828 Feb 2020

Lab Manager, Laboratorio de Diseño de Alimentos, Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Bioprocesos, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

1 Jan 201828 Feb 2020

Doctorado en Ciencias de la Ingeniería, Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Bioprocesos

3 Mar 201331 Dec 2017

Máster en Dirección de Empresas, Cantabria, España, Universidad de Cantabria

1 Sep 200830 May 2010

Ingeniero de Desarrollo de Nuevos Negocios, Resiter S.A.

1 Mar 200831 Aug 2008

Ingeniera de Proyectos , Inversiones Biotecnológicas S.A.

1 Aug 200728 Feb 2008

Magíster en Tecnología de Alimentos, Universidad de Santiago de Chile

1 Aug 200530 Jul 2007

Keywords

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