OCyT consists of the following directive, management and consultancy bodies:

General Assembly of Members

Is the highest authority in the OCyT. The Assembly consists of all the members of the institution. It should hold ordinary sessions yearly during the first three months of the natural year.

Management Board

The Board consists of fifteen members. It should hold ordinary sessions once at least every quarter. Among its functions it is possible to mention consultancy, planning, coordination, control and evaluation of all the programs and activities of the observatory.

 

Scientific Council

The council consists of members designated by the Management Board together with the director of Colciencias or his delegate. The members of the Council should be experts endowed with internationally recognized competencies within the Observatory’s fields of action.

Executive Direction

It is on charge of a person appointed and removed at will by the Management Board. It should be a professional with excellent academic qualifications, knowledge about the management of STI indicators and proven expertise in managerial duties.

 

Staff

OCyT has assembled a team of professionals endowed with high academic qualifications that has allowed gaining deep knowledge and experience in STI subjects, especially in the production of statistics and indicators.

Staff

Human capital

Management

  • Sylvia Patricia Fletscher Moreno
    Sylvia Patricia Fletscher Moreno

    PROJECT MANAGER

    Magister in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development, Universidad Externado de Colombia. Specialist in International Business and International Trade. Vast experience in project management, and in administrative, academic and financial management. Consultant on labor mediation issues, as well as in labor skills evaluation for training purposes. Professor of Microeconomics, Economic Theory and Principlesof Economics at Universidad Externado de Colombia.

    ORCID

    sfletscher@ocyt.org.co

  • Clara Inés Pardo Martínez

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Post-Doc in Energy Policy and Climate Studies from the Royal Institute of Technology Energy and Climate Studies, Sweden; Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wuppertal, Germany; Bachelor in Food Engineering and Environmental Engineering; Magister in Environmental Management. International Auditor with vast experience in consulting, research and teaching in topics such as environmental management, workplace health and safety, integral auditing (HSEQ), integral management system implementation (HSEQ), research and development with manufacturing companies. Consultant for the Banco Inter-americano de Desarrollo (BID) and the Organización Latinoamericana de la Energía (OLADE). Currently, Professor at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá.

    CvLAC

    ORCID

    cpardo@ocyt.org.co

  • Jorge Lucio Álvarez
    Jorge Lucio Álvarez

    ADMINISTRATIVE DEPUTY DIRECTOR / INVESTMENT AREA LEADER

    Bachelor in Forestry Engineering, Universidad Distrital. Specialist in Information Systems and Databases. Consultant for the UNDP for the “Misión Social” Programs, and for the Contraloría General de la República.

    CvLAC

    ORCID

    jlucio@ocyt.org.co

Area Leaders

  • Diana Marcela Caho Rodríguez
    Diana Marcela Caho Rodríguez LEADER UNDER TRAINING: SOCIAL APPROPRIATION AREA

    Candidate to Magister in Social Studies of Science, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bachelor in Sociology, Universidad Santo Tomás. Experience in teaching and in the design and management of civic participation and training of human capital for the social appropriation of Science and Technology programs.

    CvLAC

    ORCID

    dcaho@ocyt.org.co

  • Daniel Ricardo Torralba Barreto
    Daniel Ricardo Torralba Barreto LEADER UNDER TRAINING: STATISTICS AREA

    Candidate to Magister in Economics, Universidadel Rosario. Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Colombia. Student of Applied Statistics, Universidad Santo Tomás. Experience in the observation and modeling of tertiary education populations, as well as in measurement of the country’s research capabilities; sample design and development of instruments for  information gathering.

    CvLAC

    ORCID

    dtorralba@ocyt.org.co

Researchers

  • Alexander Cotte Poveda
    Alexander Cotte Poveda SENIOR RESEARCHER IN RDI

    Candidate to Ph.D. in Economic Sciences, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany. Magister in Economics, Universidad de los Andes. Bachelor in Economics. International consultant in STI  for the World Bank. Researcher in topics such as Knowledge Economics, Economic Growth, Economic Development, Human Capital, Peace Economics, Poverty and Inequality. Associate editor for the   Journal  of Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.

    Articles published in international journals.

    ORCID

    acotte@ocyt.org.co

  • Clara Carolina Jiménez
    Clara Carolina Jiménez RESEARCHER

    Political Scientist, Universidad del Rosario. Candidate to Magister in Public Policy Economics, Universidad del Rosario. Researcher in Public Policy. Academic Planning and University Research Policy Analyst. Experience in Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Public Policy.

    ORCID

    cjimenez@ocyt.org.co

  • Johanna Cervantes García
    Johanna Cervantes García RESEARCHER

    Candidate to Magister in Social Studies of Science, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bachelor in Sociology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Researcher in topics such as Social Appropriation of Science and Technology, Bibliometrics and Social Studies of Science.

    ORCID

    jcervantes@ocyt.org.co

  • Sandra Patricia Daza Caicedo
    Sandra Patricia Daza Caicedo RESEARCHER

    Candidate to Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, Universidad de los Andes. Magister in Social Studies of Science and Technology, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Research in Scientometrics, STI Policies, and Social Appropriation of Science and Technology.

    ORCID

    sdaza@ocyt.org.co

  • Hernando Alexis Casallas Torres
    Hernando Alexis Casallas Torres RESEARCHER

    Magister in Sociology and Bachelor in Sociology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Experience in Appropriation of Science and Technology. Interested in topics such as Science in Mass Media and Popular Culture.

    ORCID

    hcasallas@ocyt.org.co

  • John Felipe Rocha Gutiérrez
    John Felipe Rocha Gutiérrez RESEARCHER

    Magister en Cultural Studies, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Social Communicator with emphasis in Education, Universidad Santo Tomas. Interested in topics such as Public Communication of Science, Social Appropiation of Science and Cultural Studies.

    ORCID

    jrocha@ocyt.org.co

  • María Paula Garavito Muñoz
    María Paula Garavito Muñoz RESEARCHER

    Candidate to Magister en Political Studies, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Colombia. Interested in topics such as Formulation and evaluation of projects, qualitative analysis, and STI perception studies.

    ORCID

    mgaravito@ocyt.org.co

  • Michael Andrés Cifuentes Mirke
    Michael Andrés Cifuentes Mirke STATISTICS ASSISTANT

    Student of the Bachelor in Statistics, Universidad Santo Tomás. Interactive Data Query.

    fcifuentes@ocyt.org.co

  • Juan Camilo Castellanos
    Juan Camilo Castellanos RESEARCHER

IT

Administrative Area

Consultants

Interns

Scientific Council

Scientific Council

The main task of the Scientific Council in OCyT is to advise in all the research activities related to the current state and dynamics of Science and Technology in Colombia. To that effect, it is expected that the members of the Scientific Council provide support and intellectual, conceptual and scientific orientation to the observatory in areas such as scientometrics, research and innovation policy and STI information systems.

The Council consist of Colciencias deputy director and ten experts in areas such as STI indicators, statistics, information systems, social studies of science and technology, STI management, etc. from which seven members are nationals and three are international. The advisors are appointed by the Management Board after the due introduction made by the Executive Director. In all cases, they represent themselves and not the opinion of the institutions they belong to.

International Members

  • Rodolfo Barrere
    Rodolfo Barrere International Coordinator of the Inter-American Science and Technology Indicators Network (RICyT, in Spanish)
  • Susan Cozzens
    Susan Cozzens Professor and Researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ismael Ràfols
    Ismael Ràfols Analyst of Science and Technology Policy, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia

National Members

  • Gabriel Cadena Gómez
    Gabriel Cadena Gómez Rector - Universidad Autónoma de Manizales
  • Yuri Jack Gómez Morales
    Yuri Jack Gómez Morales Associate Professor - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Hugo Andrés Gutiérrez Rojas
    Hugo Andrés Gutiérrez Rojas Evaluation Technical Officer - Icfes
  • Astrid Jaime Arias
    Astrid Jaime Arias Knowledge Generation Management Office Chief - Universidad Antonio Nariño
  • Ernesto Lleras Manrique
    Ernesto Lleras Manrique Full Professor - Universidad de los Andes
  • Gonzalo Ordóñez Matamoros
    Gonzalo Ordóñez Matamoros Professor and Researcher - Universidad Externado de Colombia
  • Jorge Robledo Velásquez
    Jorge Robledo Velásquez Associate Professor - Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Medellín

Previous Scientific Councils

2009 –  2014

Ghisaine Filliatreau
Mario Albornoz
Susan Cozzens
Clemente Forero Pineda
Gabriel Cadena Gómez
Hernán Jaramillo Salazar
Yury Jack Gómez Morales
Ernesto Lleras Manrique
Jorge Martínez Collantes
Sonia Esperanza Monroy Varela

2007 – 2009

Mario Albornoz
Dominique Vinck
Glislaine Filliatreau
Clemente Forero
José Luis Villaveces
Hernán Jaramillo
Gustavo Valencia
Ricardo Llamosa
Jorge Martínez
Mauricio Nieto

2000 – 2007

Mario Albornoz
Remi Barre
Jennifer Bond
J. Adam Holbrook
Xavier Polanco
Mario Álvarez
Hernán Jaramillo Salazar
Sergio Fajardo Valderrama
Gabriel Cadena
Jorge Charum Díaz
Antonio Carlos Jaramillo
Mauricio Nieto

Management Board

MIEMBRO PRINCIPAL

MIEMBRO SUPLENTE

logo-colciencias

Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación –Colciencias–www.colciencias.gov.co

Director General

Jefe Oficina Asesora de Planeación

logo-dnp

Departamento Nacional de Planeación – DNP
www.dnp.gov.co

Director

Subdirector de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación

ujaveriana

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
www.javeriana.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigación

uantioquia

Universidad de Antioquia
www.udea.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones

unacional

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
www.unal.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones

uandes

Universidad de los Andes
www.uniandes.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones

logo-u-lasalle

Universidad de la Salle
www.lasalle.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigación y Transferencia

ubosque

Universidad El Bosque
www.uelbosque.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones 

ucauca

Universidad del Cauca
www.unicauca.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones

urosario

Universidad del Rosario
www.urosario.edu.co

Rector

Dirección de Investigación

usantander

Universidad Industrial de Santander
www.uis.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones y Extensión

upamplona

Universidad de Pamplona
www.unipamplona.edu.co

Rector

Vicerrector de Investigaciones

uptc

Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
www.uptc.edu.co

Rector 

Director de Investigaciones (DIN)

ascun

Asociación Colombiana de Universidades – ASCUN
www.ascun.org.co

Director Ejecutivo

Partners

Partners

Shall be member of the OCyT -beside the founding members- any public, mixed or private legal entity that (1) decides to associate in order to pursuit the common goal of the OCyT, (2) complies with all the legal requisites to do so, (3) agrees to undertake the commitments stipulated in OCyT’s regulatory statutes, and that has been expressly admitted by the Management Board.

Promoter Members

logo-colciencias

Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación –Colciencias–
www.colciencias.gov.co

logo-dnp

Departamento Nacional de Planeación – DNP
www.dnp.gov.co

ujaveriana

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
www.javeriana.edu.co

unacional

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
www.unal.edu.co

uantioquia

Universidad de Antioquia
www.udea.edu.co

uandes

Universidad de los Andes
www.uniandes.edu.co

ubosque

Universidad El Bosque
www.uelbosque.edu.co

logo-u-lasalle

Universidad de la Salle
www.lasalle.edu.co

ucauca

Universidad del Cauca
www.unicauca.edu.co

Adjunct Partners

usantander

Universidad Industrial de Santander
www.uis.edu.co

uptc

Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
www.uptc.edu.co

Affiliated Partners

urosario

Universidad del Rosario
www.urosario.edu.co

usabana

Universidad de la Sabana
www.unisabana.edu.co

unab

Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
www.unab.edu.co

usantotomas

Universidad Santo Tomás
www.usta.edu.co

uexternado

Universidad Externado de Colombia
www.uexternado.edu.co

unorte

Universidad del Norte
www.uninorte.edu.co

udisritalf

Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
www.udistrital.edu.co

unarino

Universidad de Nariño
www.udenar.edu.co

upamplona

Universidad de Pamplona
www.unipamplona.edu.co

ufranciscopaula

Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander
www.ufps.edu.co

logo-unillanos

Universidad de los Llanos
www.unillanos.edu.co

umedellin

Universidad de Medellín
www.udem.edu.co

udca

Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales – UDCA
www.udca.edu.co

uautonoma

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
www.uao.edu.co

uantonionarino

Universidad Antonio Nariño
www.uan.edu.co

logo-rutan
gobernacionrisaralda

Gobernación de Risaralda
www.risaralda.gov.co

Strategic Allies

ascun

Asociación Colombiana de Universidades – ASCUN
www.ascun.org.co

andi

Asociación Nacional de Industriales – ANDI
www.andi.com.co

crece

Centro de Estudios Regionales Cafeteros y Empresariales – CRECE
www.crece.org.co

acac

Asociación Colombiana para el Avance de la Ciencia – ACAC
www.acac.org.co

cib

Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas – CIB
www.cib.org.co

accefyn

Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas Físicas y Naturales -ACCEFyN-
www.accefyn.org.co

cif

Centro Internacional de Física – CIF
www.cif.org.co

cideim

Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas – CIDEIM
www.cideim.org.co

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