Cristian Camilo Guerrero Castro

PhD Students


Research Interest

​​​Study of soil mechanics from the chemical point of view (micro-scale), in order to predict how the soil-structure interaction will work.​

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, 2019-Expected
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Cauca, Popayán, Colombia, 2016

Professional Profile

  • 2017 – 2018: Professor OTC, 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 the undergraduate thesis, University of Cauca, Colombia, 2016
  • Top best engineering students in Saber Pro test, Ministry of Education, Colombia, 2015​