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Professor at Universidad de Santiago suggests the Government should strengthen investment in astronomical research

  • Dr Leonor Huerta, physics engineer, Master’s in Astronomy and professor at Universidad de Santiago, says that the discovery of a new solar system with Earth-like planets should promote the creation of more research centers and the generatio

Researchers seek to feed the population in a healthy and equitable manner

  • The projects supported by the Department of Agrarian Management of the Technological Faculty and the Food Science and Technology Research Center of Universidad de Santiago show important results, like a bio-pesticide based on residual quino

Researcher seeks to optimize the efficiency of heat exchangers using numerical simulation

  • The study will last three years and it will develop computational tools to optimize the equipment and processes in which energy is transferred by fluids using numerical simulation.


Professor at Universidad de Santiago will be part of the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters

  • A security specialist at Universidad de Santiago will be the only representative of Latin America in the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, which is made up of sixteen international experts on this matters.

President Zolezzi participated in the opening ceremony of the 6th Congress of the Future

  • The conference organized by the Chilean Senate’s commission Desafíos del Futuro is the most important instance for science promotion in the southern hemisphere.

Students at Universidad de Santiago will participate in the National Model United Nations NY 2017 Conference

  • The activity will gather more than 5,000 university students from all over the world to replicate the debate model of the committees of diplomats from the 193 UN member states.



Graduates of Universidad de Santiago develop the first fruit dehydration plant based on solar energy

  • The goals of the Kunza project of the Roda Energía consulting firm are to increase the nutritional value of dried fruit without using artificial colors or additives and incorporate small and medium-scale farmers to the production chain.

More than 600 people enjoyed Christmas concert at Universidad de Santiago

  • With an open-air performance in front of the Casa Central building, the Universidad de Santiago Orchestra and Chorus closed the 2016 season.

Foreign students value human and academic quality of Universidad de Santiago very highly

     A total of 129 students from different countries like Mexico, Germany, France; Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Brazil, Canada, Bolivia, Uruguay and Belgium spent this semester at Universidad de Santiago through its student exchange program.