Mario Andrés Hernández Pardo

Mario Andrés Hernández Pardo

Colombia

Chemical Engineer from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (2004), Master in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with an emphasis in solid waste from the Universidad de los Andes (2008) and Ph.D. in Engineering, with an emphasis in energy and environment from the École des Mines de Nantes (2012). Full professor at EAN University, he works on projects for the valorization of agroindustrial residual biomass through anaerobic digestion and dark fermentation processes. He has experience in projects with the agricultural sector for the evaluation, diagnosis, and approach of strategies focused on biogas production. The director and coordinator of the project use residual biomass in a biorefinery scheme to produce energy, value-added by-products, and materials.