Principal Research


Alfonso Bastias

Alfonso Bastias, Ph.D.
CEO Andes Arena Inc.

Alfonso Bastias, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Bastias is the CEO of Andes Arena and Visiting Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He had been involved in research projects with the National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI), National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Construction Industry Institute (CII), Ministry of Public Works (Chile), Chilean Chamber of Construction (CChC), and The Construction Institute (Chile).

Research interests include Decision Support Systems, Decision Making, Risk Management, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Software Development, Knowledge Management and Leadership.

Alfonso has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering, a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Catholic University of Chile and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder.



Research Associates


Soledad Diaz

Soledad Diaz
VP Small Business

Javier Martinez

Javier Martinez
Knowledge Management

Camilo Lagos Crua

Camilo Lagos, Ph.D.(c), M.Sc.
Data Scientist

Claudio Saavedra

Claudio Saavedra, Ph.D.
Industrial Strategy



Selected Publications from our Research Team

This is a selected list of publications from our research assoociates. Andes Arena Inc. does not publish research papers, we do applied research.

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