Welcome to ISTEC

The Ibero-American Consortium for Education in Science and Technology - ISTEC, emerged under the leadership of a group of professors from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and other Latin American universities that toured academic entities in the region, identifying needs and proposing solutions. Leer más


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ECEDHA invited ISTEC to participate in a Latin America’s special session of its Annual Conference and Exhibition in the United States

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA), based in the United States of America, is inviting ISTEC’s members to participate in a Special Session for Latin America during its Annual Conference and Exposition, which will be held in Miramar Beach, Florida, from the 17 through the 21st of March, 2017. This invitation is specially directed to Department Heads and Engineering Deans, but all who are interested can participate.

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ISTEC’s 28th anniversary: history, achievements and projects

The paper “28 Years of Walking the Global Streets and a Challenge: ISTEC 1990-2018” takes a tour through the history of the Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium ISTEC) through its experience as an international organization. The article presents the consortium’s challenges  to improve international collaboration in science and technology and projects among universities, industry, government agencies and multilateral organizations.

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Los Libertadores

“Los Libertadores initiative pretend to create or enhance centers of excellence that are inter/multi/transdisciplinarions and their collaboration all interconnected to resolve grand challenges”

Interview to Dr. Ramiro Jordan, director of the Los Libertadores initiative of the Ibero American Science & Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC), an institution of which he is founder.   What is the Los Libertadores Initiative? This Initiative was inspired by the work carried out  by the liberators (“Libertadores”) that changed the history of the Region. Their visión was to integrate Latin America. With this initiative we pretend to create or enhance […]

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