Camilo Guerrero Castro

PhD Students



Research Interests

- Physico-chemo-mechanical properties of sediments

- Offshore geotechnical engineering

- Sediment characterization

Selected Publications

  • C. C. Guerrero, L. Cruz (2018). Popayan Fine Soils Classification. University of Cauca Editorial, ISBN: 978-958-56724-2-0 
  • C. C. Guerrero, L. Cruz (2017). Experimental Study of Colombian Volcanic Ash Soil Classification in the Colombian Southwest with SUCS, AASHTO Method and a new classification method. Engineering and development Journal, 36, 378-397​


  • MS/Ph.D., Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Cauca, Popayán, Colombia, 2016

Professional Profile

2017 – 2018: Lecturer, University of Cauca, Popayán, Colombia

2016 – 2017: Junior Civil Engineer, GEICOL, Cali, Colombia


  • University of Cauca medal, University of Cauca, Colombia, 2016
  • Honorable mention for undergraduate thesis, University of Cauca, Colombia, 2016
  • Placed as one of the top engineering students in the Saber- Pro test, Ministry of Education, Colombia, 2015​

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)