Alexandra Torres

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InstitutionGrupo de Biocalorimetría
Facultad de Ciencias Básicas
Universidad de Pamplona
Pamplona, Colombia
 
Postal addresskm 1 via bucaramanga-Pamplona, ciudadela Universitaria, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas
Pamplona
Norte de Santander
00000
Colombia
 
Office phone5775685303
Mobile phone573118315145
E-maildatorres@gmx.net
Alternative e-maildatorres@unipamplona.edu.co
 
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer,Researcher
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Diversity & Conservation,Environment,Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Sustainable bee breeding
 
Research interestsenergetics of bee nest
 chemical analysis of bee products
 thermal analysis of bee products
 thermorregulation of bees an bee nests
 stingless bees
 
PublicationsL. H. Blanco, A. Torres “Determination of Despretz Constants of Some Salts and Ions” Physics and Chemistry of Liquids..1998, Vol. 36, pp. 187-197.

L. H. Blanco, C. M. Romero and A. Torres “Determination of densities of liquids and solids using a gas”. The Chemical Educator. 1998, Vol. 3, No. 3.

W.R.E. Hoffmann, A. Torres, P. Neumann “The nesting biology of the Neotropical bumble bee Bombus (Robustobombus) melaleucus (Handlirsch 1888)” Apidologie. 2004, Vol. 35, pp. 339-340.

A. Torres, A. Garedew, E. Schmolz, I. Lamprecht. “Calorimetric investigation of the antimicrobial action and insight into the chemical properties of “angelita” honey – a product of the stingless bee Tetragonisca angustula from Colombia” Thermochimica Acta. 2004, Vol. 415, pp. 107-113.

A. Torres, W. Hoffmann, I. Lamprecht. “Thermal investigations of a nest of the stingless bee Tetragonisca angustula Illiger in Colombia”. Thermochimica Acta 2007, Vol. 458, pp. 118–123

Luis H. Blanco, Alexandra Torres. “The effect of Me4NBr, Et4NBr, Bu4NBr, and (EtOH)3EtNBr on the Temperature of Maximum Density of Water”. Journal of Solution Chemistry. 2008,Vol. 37, pp. 1657-1669.

A. Torres, W. Hoffmann, I. Lamprecht. “Thermal investigations of a nest of the stingless bee Trigona (frieseomelitta) nigra paupera Provancher in Colombia”. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2009, Vol. 95, 3, pp.737–741.

L. Vega, A. Torres, W. Hoffmann, I. Lamprecht. “Thermal investigations associated with the behavior patterns of resting workers of Bombus atratus (Hymenoptera: Apidae)”. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2011, Vol. 104, 1, pp.233–237

Fernando Pinzón, Alexandra Torres, Wolfgang Hoffmann,Ingolf Lamprecht. "Thermoanalytical and infrared spectroscopic investigations on wax samples of native Colombian bees living in different altitudes" Engineering in life sciences. 2013,Vol. 13, 6, pp. 520-527