July 2014, Award "Wood preservation Fund student scholarship" by the Forest Products Society. Read more.
4th March 2014, Journal paper publication "Elastic Properties of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanically Modified Bamboo (Guadua angustifoliaKunth) Measured in Tension". Read more.
28th February 2014, Participation on the Researcher Links workshop: Promoting bamboo as a construction material, Colombia.
19th February 2014, Oral presentation of the paper "Mechanical Characterization of engineered Guadua-bamboo panels using Digital Image Correlation" at the Young Researchers Forum II, UCL, London. Read more.
23rd October 2013, Attendance business program @ Innovation centre, U of Bath. Read more
3rd October 2013, Bamboo UK research meeting, University of Cambridge. More info
21st May 2013, Conference attendance "Focus Solid Timber Solutions – European Conference on Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)" . Graz, Austria. Read more.
27th March 2013, Award one of the best Oral presentations. XIV IC-NOCMAT 2013 Read more.
March 2013, Conference travel grant awarded by ARMOURERS & BRASIERS' COMPANY. Read more.
21st August 2012, Press release (Team investigates potential of bamboo for home construction). The Engineer. Read more.
16th August 2012, Press release Read more.
18th June 2012, Journal paper publication "Low Carbon Construction Using Guadua Bamboo in Colombia". Read more.
14th May 2012, Participation at LimesNet (Renewable materials workshop). Read more
10th April 2012, IXth WORLD BAMBOO CONGRESS (WBC). Hector has attended the last version of the WBC 2012 in Belgium and has presented his current work at the University of Bath. http://www.worldbamboocongress.org/
January 2012, VISIT TO RESEARCH CENTRES AND BAMBOO PRODUCTION COMPANIES IN COLOMBIA. Visit to the state of the art research centres and companies in Colombia.
November 2011, Presentation at the BRSLI (Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Society). 'Bamboo a grass for all uses'.
October 2011, RESEARCH VISIT & NOCMAT CONFERENCE IN CHINA. Visit to research group at the Chinese Forestry Academy in Beijing and oral presentation at NOCMAT 2012.
29th March 2011, ARMOURERS & BRASIERS' COMPANY has awarded Hector a travel Grant for the NOCMAT 2011 Conference in Changsha, China. Read more.