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In addition, the professional participated in the launch of the book '' Ignacio Domeyko: Life and Work '' and held a meeting with representatives of MC Inversiones.

The director of the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of La Serena, Dr. Eng. Alfonso Carvajal, recently participated as an exhibitor in two important meetings in the mining sector, organized by CODELCO-Chile and Regional Services Manager Latin America of ORICA, and by the company ESSS.In the Workshop '' Applications of Reactive Rocks and Hot Soils '' of CODELCO - El Teniente Division, held in Rancagua, the academic participated as an expert in the topic of rock fragmentation using explosive substances, forming part of the table of discussion with the representative of the University of Chile and SERNAGEOMIN, about the risks in the explosion of hot rock massifs.

While at ESSS Conference & ANSYS Users Meeting, meeting of ESSS / ANSYS users held in Santiago, Dr. Carvajal spoke about the work that is being carried out in the Mining Department of the ULS, the promotion of the use of new technologies in the classrooms of the unit and in the joint work with the industry. This annual event, aims to bring together the technical and scientific community in the field of Computer Assisted Engineering (CAE), and its participants have the opportunity to share the advances of the technologies present in the most advanced simulation tools and check the applications developed to optimize the processes and reduce in the development cycle of products and services in the industry.

Book launch I. Domeyko and meeting with MC Inversiones

During his stay in Santiago, Dr. Carvajal also attended the launch of the book '' Ignacio Domeyko: Life and Work '', whose author is Dr. Zdzilaw Jan Ryn, former ambassador of Poland in Chile. The text, presented at the Assembly Hall of the Institute of Mining Engineers of Chile, contains passages from the intimate life of this renowned hero, his legacy in culture and science in many countries, his personality, his travels as well as his longing and his love of the fatherland.

The academic also held a meeting with representatives of MC Inversiones, in which an analysis of the internship project of students graduated from technical high schools was carried out, an initiative carried out last year and which could be developed again this 2014.