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Rodrigo Ernesto Polo Mendoza

Prague, Czech Republic
Joined October 10, 2022


I am a published researcher interested in soil mechanics, pavement engineering, life cycle assessment (LCA), sustainable development, neural networks, and genetic algorithms. I completed my bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Engineering at Universidad del Norte (Barranquilla, Colombia). Currently, I am pursuing my PhD in Applied Geology at Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic). As a civil engineer, I am qualified in geotechnics, road infrastructure, environmental engineering, water resources, structures, construction, and materials. Also, my comprehensive professional development is based on technical knowledge, a consciousness of the human sciences, and interpersonal skills. Notably, I am uniquely attracted to research, innovation, and scientific production. My primary soft skills include a sense of belonging and responsibility, excellent social relationships, good verbal fluency and public handling, adaptability to change, and a continuous search for learning and personal growth.
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Universidad del Norte
Aug 2018 – Nov 2021
Barranquilla, Colombia
Research and teaching assistant