Dr. Marte Gutierrez’s Webpage


Dr. Marte Gutierrez is the James R. Paden Chair and Distinguished Professor at the Division of Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Prior to joining CSM, he was Post-doctoral Fellow, Senior Engineer and Program Leader at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, and Associate Professor/Professor at Virginia Tech. He has held visiting professorship and researcher positions in China, Chile, France, Japan and South Korea. He has published more than 150 papers in book chapters, journals and conference proceedings, has given keynote and invited lectures at a number of conferences, and is responsible for more than $7.5 million in research funding. He was a Board Member and Treasurer of the US Council for Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER), and is a member of the Editorial Boards of four international Journals. He is the co-recipient of the 2011 Geotechnical Research Medal from UK’s Institute of Civil Engineers.

Marte Gutierrez, Ph.D.

J. R. Paden Chair & Distinguished Professor

Colorado School of Mines

1610 Illinois St., BB 269

Golden, CO 80401, USA

Tel: (303)-273-3507,

Fax: (303)-373-3602

E-mail: mgutierr@mines.edu



Dr. Gutierrez’s main areas of research are: 

Geomechanics (Constitutive Modeling, Discrete Element and Particulate Modeling, Bifurcation and Strain Localization, Poromechanics, and Laboratory Testing)

Environmental and Energy Sustainability (Underground Excavations in Rocks, Petroleum Geomechanics, CO2 Geological Sequestration, Geothermal Energy, and Geohazards)