Other activities

Organizer in Scientific Events 2017: Organizing Committee. Pan American Materials Congress. Co-located with the TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. San Diego California. Feb 26 – March 2, 2017. [ Website ] 2017: Symposium Organizer at TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. San Diego California. Feb 26 – March 2, 2017. Symposium name: Deriving Value from […]

About Henry Colorado

Full Professor, Universidad de Antioquia. Director, CCComposites Lab., Universidad de Antioquia. President, Colombian Materials and Minerals Society. PhD and MS, Materials Science, University of California, Los Angeles (2013). MS and BS, Mechanical Engineering, National University of Colombia (2005) Main Research Interests. Composites. Wastes. Additive Manufacturing. Materials & Arts. Teaching. Introduction to materials science and engineering. […]


I do research in three main areas: Ceramic composites, waste, manufacturing: Composites Composites for Construction and building industry Nanocomposites. High performance composites. Natural fiber composites. Materials under fire, impact, or irradiation. Manufacturing Surface modification. Mechanical processing. Advanced manufacturing. Waste Stabilization and utilization. Inorganic waste. Radioactive waste. Materials and Arts Ceramics in art. Oil painting materials […]


Publications     Patents Colorado, Henry A., and Jenn-Ming Yang. “Chemically bonded ceramics based on fly ash” U.S. Patent 8,911,548, issued December 16, 2014. Yang, Jenn-Ming, and Henry A. Colorado. “Chemically bonded ceramics based on boron and lead.” U.S. Patent Application 14/381,163, ongoing process.

Honors and professional activities

HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS Ø 2014: One of the 30 papers of the themed collection selected as 2013 Most Accessed Manuscripts for Journal of Materials Chemistry. Paper: “Epoxy resin nanosuspensions and reinforced nanocomposites from polyaniline stabilized multi-walled carbon nanotubes” Ø 2013: SHPE Foundation Academic Scholarship. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Inc. USA. Ø 2012: Graduate Excellence […]

Group Members

Faculty Graduate Students Undergraduate students Research Engineers Forme members Prof Jorge Posada (retired) MS, Materials Engineering (Universidad Nacional de Colombia) BS, Mechanical Engineering (Universidad de Antioquia) Sergio Echeverry BS in Mechatronics Engineering Undergraduate Thesis: nano Piezoelectric based sensor Raul Florez MS in Nuclear Engineering, Missouri S&T, USA BS in Chemical Engineering