Following the visit of Tālis JUHNA and Inese Džarcāne (Director of International Relations Department at RTU) to Colombia in beginning of November, there was arranged return visit of Mrs. Dora María Carmona Garcés from Pontifical Bolivarian University (PUB) to WRL. The researcher Dora Carmona is representative of Environmental Research Group (GIA) and she’s research area is related with soil remediation from heavy metals.
During the visit of Dora Carmona in WRL on 23th November 2015, assoc.prof. Jānis Rubulis did presentation of main WRL projects and showed available prototypes and scientific equipment.
Finally Mr.Juhna, Mr.Rubulis and guest researcher discussed about possible future cooperation’s in field of water and wastewater sector (cotutelle model PhDs, research projects with Colombian industry partners).
Pontifical Bolivarian University (La Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana) is a private university in Colombia with its main campus in Medellín. Environmental Research Group (Grupo de Investigaciones Ambientales) involves several research directions: Atmospheric Research, Water Quality, Environmental Management, and Waste Management and Recovery.