Beatriz Elena Serrano Suarez


Beatriz Elena Serrano Suarez
Ph.D. Graduate Student

Rutgers University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Doolittle Labs
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8066 U.S.A.

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  • Ph.D Rutgers University (in course) Master degree in Marine Geology and Geophysics. Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, 2005
  • Bachelor Degree in Geology. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, 2001

Research Interests

  • Structural geology
  • Tectonic inversion
  • Fractures

Honors and Awards

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia scholarship, bachelor degree.
  • CNPQ grant, master degree, Brazil. Graduated with honors.

Advisor and Dissertation Committee

  • Martha Withjack
  • Roy Schlische

Meetings / Abstracts

  • Serrano, B.E., Niño, F., Goddyn, X., Portela, G. Depositional environment and textural analysis interpretation from FMI images. Ingepet, Lima - Peru, Oct 13 to 17, 2008.
  • Serrano B.E., Niño, F., Ramos, H.D. Stress Characterization using FMI images: An example of Llanitos Field - Colombia, III Oil & Gas Conference - Colombia, Cartagena, February 4 to 8, 2008.
  • Serrano-Suárez, B.E., Barrera, A., Sánchez, N & Kammer, A., The Rol of pre and syntectonic fractures on the Eastern Cordillera Folding, IX Simposio Bolivariano de Cuencas Subandinas, Cartagena - Colombia. September, 2006.
  • Serrano-Suarez, B.E., Morphotectonic Análisis for an Area Southeast of Brazil and its Applications to Colombia, Séptima Semana de Geología e Ingeniería Geológica, Sogamoso - Colombia., September 5 to 9, 2006
  • Serrano, B.E., García, O., Moreno, G. Some Comments about Fracture Characterization using Scanlines and Circular Windows, Séptima Semana de Geología e Ingeniería Geológica, Sogamoso - Colombia, September 5 to 9, 2006.
  • Serrano-Suarez, B.E., Morphotectonic Evolution of Niteroi, Simpósio de Geologia do Sudeste, Niteroi - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005.
  • Serrano-Suarez, B.E., Evolution of the Sinu River Delta. XII Seminario Taller Internacional de Geología Marina y Costera, Santa Marta, Colombia, August 4 to 10, 2003


  • Suarez, B.E.S., The Sinú river delta on the northwestern Caribbean coast of Colombia: Bay infilling associated with delta development. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Elsevier 2004, V. 16, pp. 639-647
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