September 2021


Luis has more than 25 years of experience in the geotechnical engineering community working on projects in Latin America, Mexico, and the United States. He obtained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and a master of geotechnical engineering degree from the Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia.

After graduation, he worked as a project manager for a large consulting engineering company in Colombia involved in projects in Colombia and Latin America. In 2005, he moved to the US and worked for several consultants as project manager and later as senior/principal engineer and as branch manager. He is currently working for Wurster Engineer and Construction as a Senior Engineer in charge of the ground improvement and geostructural divisions in Florida.

Luis is a registered professional engineer in Colombia and in several states in the US. He is very active in the geotechnical community and is currently a member of the DFI ground improvement committee and the Geo‐Institute West Coast FL chapter.