Naydu Paola Zambrano Urrutia

Ph.D. Students

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​Characterization of complex mixtures and products.

Selected Publications

  • Delayed Coker Coke Characterization: Correlation between Process Conditions, Coke Composition, and Morphology 
    Zambrano, N.P, Duarte, L.J., Poveda-Jaramillo, J.C., Picón, H.J., Martinez-Ortega, F., Niñ...
    Energy Fuels, 32 (3), pp 27222732 , (2018)


  • ​B.Sc in Chemistry, Industrial University of Santander (UIS), 2015. M.Sc in Chemistry, Industrial University of Santander (UIS), 2018.

Professional Profile

  • ​2016-2017: Researcher in Petroleum products characterization, Industrial University of Santander, PTG-ICP, Piedecuesta, Colombia.
  • 2018-2019: Junior researcher (Oil & Fuels), Grupo GCA S.A.S, Bucaramanga, Colombia. 
  • 2019-2020: Co-researcher (Oil & Gas), joint project 29 between NMR Laboratory (UIS) and Colombian Institute of Petroleum (ICP), Industrial University of Santander, Piedecuesta, Colombia. 
  • 2020: Profesional I, Petroleomics Laboratory, Colombian Institute of Petroleum (ICP)-ECOPETROL, Piedecuesta, Colombia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Crude to Chemicals Waste upgrading Analytical Chemistry