A material with medical use, a biodegradable system for cloning trees and a process to obtain material for manufacturing insulating panels, were the UDT patent applications recognized in the first "UdeC Awards: Science with Impact".
New deadline: until September 5, 2017 remains open the call for students of doctoral programs in Chile and abroad, to conduct a stay in research in UDT, for a minimum of six months.
The patent holding the honor of being the 100th of our university corresponds to a reactor system and its process for producing bio-oil by ultra-fast pyrolysis of plant organic material. It was developed by Igor Wilkomirsky of the Faculty of Engineering in conjunction with the Technological Development Unit.
Sir Harold Kroto, Harry to his friends, passed away on April 30th at age 76. He was an extraordinary scientist, "devout atheist" as he defined himself, and tireless disseminator of science among children and young people.