Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica
Francisco Botero was born in Armenia (Colombia) in 1979. He graduated with honors in 2002 at Eafit University where he also completed his PhD thesis in 2012 on monitoring and technical diagnostics of hydraulic turbomachines. He has participated in several research projects with the Laboratory for Hydraulic Machines of the EPFL and the HES-SO Valais (Switzerland). He was the director of the doctorate in engineering at EAFIT until 2020. At present, he is faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Eafit University as Professor. He serves lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate programs and makes part of the GEMI and Applied Mechanics research groups.
Hydraulic turbomachinery, technical diagnostics, non-intrusive monitoring, mechanical vibrations, mechanics of materials, mechanics of fluids, experimental mechanics.