Ingeniería e Investigación
versión impresa ISSN 0120-5609
This document gives an overview of the 150 yearold history of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia's School of Engineering in Bogotá; this is preceded by a short introduction concerning the institution's origin. Brief reference is made to the first two stages of the School's development and then a more detailed description is given about the Engineering Faculty's boom years (1910-1935), highlighting specific aspects of its growth during this particular stage of development. The period when the centuryold institution became modernised (1935-1970) is then shown. A description is given of how the school began research into cuttingedge technological topics (1970 to 2011) and how it has ventured onto the international scene and continues to do so.
Palabras llave : engineering history in Colombia; higher education history in Colombia; engineering education in Colombia; the history of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.