Andres Guerra

Teaching Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Andres Guerra


Chauvenet Hall 195
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  • PhD, Engineering Systems, Colorado School of Mines
  • MS, Engineering Systems, Colorado School of Mines
  • BS, Engineering (Civil), Colorado School of Mines

Professional Experience

  • Teaching Associate Professor, Colorado School of Mines, 2014-Present
  • Adjunct Faculty, Colorado School of Mines, 2009-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado Boulder, 2011
  • Structural Analyst, United States Bureau of Reclamation, 2005-2009
  • Professional Engineering (Colorado)

Research Interests

  • Design of reinforced concrete using mixed integer nonlinear programming^M
  • Energy efficient building design^M
  • Optimization for Energy and Renewable Energy Implementation^M
  • Advanced Explosive Processing
  • Supply chain management
  • Experimental design and verification of explicit solution methods^M
  • Explicit versus implicit solution methods for engineering systems^M
  • Optimal operating conditions for water treatment processes^M
  • Rapid development of tunnels for underground mines^M
  • Determining latitude and longitude by solution of a path of a Gnomons shadow^M
  • Optimization for construction and shape of concrete dams^M
  • Optimal construction site layout for mass concrete placements

Courses Taught

  • CEEN 241 Statics (Fall 2009 through Current, Course Coordinator Spring 2014 to Current)
  • CEEN 415 Foundations (Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Fall 2014
  • CEEN 331 Civil Engineering Field Session (Summer 2009 through 2014)
  • EBGN 325 Applications for Operations Research (Fall 2009, Fall 2010)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Fall 2011, CVEN 5728 Advanced Foundation Design