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MARÍA DEL PILAR NORIEGA


Director General of the Institute for Training and Research in Plastic and Rubber (ICIPC), one of the most important technology centers for innovation in the plastic industry of Latin America.

Specialized in extrusion of thermoplastics of the University of Stuttgart (IKT -Germany). She holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in polymers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

She is co-author of 5 technical books and multiple articles in international journals, co-inventor of 4 patents granted in Colombia, 2 patents granted in the United States, and two international patents, currently in application.

She is a member of the board of directors of the Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) of the United States.

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