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Angela Guzman

Country of origin: Colombia Currently in: United States, Boca Raton, Florida, USA General field of specialization: Physics
Academic Background


1984 Doctorate Physics
1981 Master Physics
1975 Undergraduate Physics
2011 Doctorate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 1988
“Third World Academy of Science” Prize
Awarded by the Third World Academy of Sciences, currently the World Academy of Sciences TWAS, through the Colombian Academy of Sciences to Colombian Young Scientists.
Sep 1989
Regular Associate Member of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
Award for Scientists working in developing countries to attend ICTP's scientific activities and perform own research activities at the ICTP.
Feb 1993
“Sarwar Razmi” Prize of the ICTP
Awarded for "successful efforts to establish permanent research activities in phyiscs and technology of optical fibres in Colombia". The "Sarwar Razmi" Prize was anteceding the current ICO-ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award for young researchers from developing countries, who conduct their research in a developing country, and have contributed to the promotion of research activities in Optics in their own or another developing country.
Dec 1997
Correspondent Member of the Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales
Membership awarded regarding the academic and scientific merits of the elected candidate. Correspondent members must have excelled in research in any of the areas of the exact, physical and natural sciences, by carrying out works, publications and directing scientific projects.
Sep 1998
Senior Associate of the ICTP
Senior ICTP Associateships are intended for scientists from a developing country who have acquired international scientific status. It provides funds for research stays at ICTP during six years.
Sep 2007
Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA)
Awarded for contributions to quantum and atom optics and for the promotion of optics in developing countries. OSA Fellowships are awarded to OSA members for having served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics through distinguished contributions to education, research, engineering, business and society. The number of Fellows is limited to be no more than 10% of the total OSA Membership
Feb 1981
M. Sc. Thesis Meritorious
Distinction for a M. Sc. Thesis
Jun 1980
Fullbright research assistentship
Research Assistant fellowship at JILA (Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics) Boulder, Colorado
Jun 1980
Fullbright PhD fellowship
Fellowship for PhD studies, and teaching assitantship in the USA.
Sep 1980
PhD fellowship from the Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst (DAAD), Germany
Fellowship for PhD studies.
Apr 1994
Fellowship for Postdoctoral formation by Colciencias
Postodoctoral stay (one year) at the Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, 1995.
Nov 1998
Profesor Emérito, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Distinction that exalts the labor of a Professor.
Mar 2001
Medal “Juan Herkrath Muller” of the Science Faculty, Universidad Nacional de Colombia , 2001
Distinction by the Faculty of Sciences.
Mar 2010
Distinguished alumna, Phyiscs Department, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Distinction on ocassion of the cellebration of the 50th anniversary of the Physics Department.
Oct 2011
Honorary Doctorate
Awarded by the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan, Yerevan, Armenia.
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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