Investigations

Investigations & Research

Investigaciones

 Ecosur apoya la investigación académica, que muchas veces involucra estudios de post-grado. Se han llevado a cabo investigaciones respecto a la sostenibilidad de la TMC así como a la cantidad de energía que se utiliza en los materiales de construcción.
Por ejemplo, un equipo internacional ad hoc de científicos Europeos y Canadienses, con la coordinación del socio cubano de ECOSur, CIDEM (Universidad de Santa Clara) actualmente realiza investigaciones acerca del uso de desperdicios orgánicos como materia prima para cemento alternativo

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Martín Meléndez
Dominican
Civil Engineer
Spanish and English
Microconcrete roofing tiles (MCR), CP 40 (alternative cement), adobe, tapial, burnt clay bricks, social organization, workshop planning for MCR and alternative cement, setup and implementation of housing projects, disaster prevention in construction

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In 2005, SofoNic has started a dual education program for masons in Nicaragua, using its house-building programs as a base. Teaming up with the local technical school in Jinotepe they are graduating about ten masons every year since. Most f them have found jobs in construction or have started a business on their own. SofoNic has contracted several of them as master masons in the reconstruction programs in Haiti.