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Oscar Beltran - CV

Since 10.2018

PhD student - Marine Chemistry at Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW), Warnemünde (Germany).

Topic: Occurrence of cyanobacterial blooms in relation to physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the water body: case studies in the Baltic Sea.

2015 - 08.2018

Young researcher at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín (Colombia).

Project: Analysis of the physical, chemical and biological mechanisms that affect water quality in a tropical reservoir. Main activities: Literature review, field work, analyze data, setup the hydrodynamic and ecological model ELCOM-CAEDYM, simulate scenarios, analyze results, and prepare reports.

2014 - 2017

Master's degree in Engineering - Water Resources at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín (Colombia).

Thesis title: Analysis of mechanisms of phytoplankton layer formation, maintenance and dissipation in a tropical reservoir.


Field assistant at Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín (Colombia).

Project: Red Río phase IV. Main activities: Measure and monitor physical parameters in the Medellín river.

2007 - 2013

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín (Colombia).

Thesis title: Structural modification of regenerated Fuller earth and its application in the adsorption of dyes.