INTEC chooses new vice-chancellor of Research and Linkage
Engineer Indhira De Jesús has extensive experience in academic and administrative positions
SANTO DOMINGO. The Board of Regents of Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) chose the engineer Indhira De Jesús as the new vice chancellor of Research and Linking of the academy.
Indhira De Jesús is a civil engineer, graduated from INTEC, with a master's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and was selected from a shortlist submitted to the Board of Regents by the Rector, with favorable consideration of the Board Academic.
"The selection of this official in the current moment of the INTEC has special relevance, in view of the recent approval of a Strategic Plan that establishes several priorities, such as the link university-company-government-society, internationalization, research and innovation, which They are in the sphere of direct influence of the Vice-rector for Research and Linking, "said the rector of INTEC, Rolando M. Guzmán.
The main objective of the vice-rectory of Extension and Liaison is to promote research, strengthen the link between the institution and society and produce contributions for the benefit of it through the design and administration of processes such as scientific research, local and international linkage and provision of services.
Likewise, the scope of the vice-rectory includes institutional development and academic, scientific and technological agreements and exchanges, the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation, and extra-curricular continuing education.
Indhira De Jesús is linked to INTEC from 1996 in teaching functions, and served as dean of the Engineering Area during the 2004-2008 period. Her professional career includes several management positions, among which is that of Director of Environmental Standards and Research, and Director of Environmental Assessments of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.
In addition, she was in charge of Studies and Monitoring of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INDRHI) and director of the USAID Program for Environmental Protection. In teaching, he has taught at various universities such as UASD, UNPHU and INTEC.
The new Vice-Rector for Research and Liaison of INTEC has carried out a wide range of consultancy and research work, both nationally and internationally and, up to now, De Jesús was the representative in the country of the international organization The Nature Conservancy ( TNC).