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Rocío Sierra

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical engineering
University of Los Andes


Rocío Sierra is currently working as an associate professor at University of Los Andes. He received his Master in Mechanical Engineering from University of Los Andes.

Research Interest

Process simulation, exergy calculations and life cycle analysis applied to waste biochemical processing


  • Lopez C, Moreno-barbosa J, Sierra R, Giraldo L, Moreno J. (2014) Adsorption of Volatile Carboxylic Acids on Activated Carbon Synthesized from Watermelon Shells. Adsorption Science and Technology (ISSN 0263-6174) 32 (N / A), pp. 227-242.

  • Ruíz H, Sierra R, Moreno J. (2015) Production and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Oil-Palm Shell for Carboxylic Acid Adsorption. Oriental Journal of Chemistry (ISSN 0970-020X) 31 (2), pp. 1-10.

  • Chirivi J, Danies G, Sierra R, Schauer N, Trenkamp S, Restrepo S, Sanjuan T. (2017) Metabolomic profile and nucleoside composition of Cordyceps nidus sp nov (Cordycipitaceae): A new source of active compounds. PLoS ONE (ISSN 1932-6203) 12 (N / A), pp. Item number: e0179428-Article ID: e0179428.

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