Cesar Dario Guerrero Santander

Director, Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering

  • Colombia

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Cesar D. Guerrero is full professor at Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB) in Colombia. He received his M.S. degree in Computer Science in 2002 and his M.S. degree Computer Engineering in 2007. In 2009 he obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of South Florida (USA). In 2016 he received a graduate degree in Creativity and Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity in Buffalo (USA).

Dr. Guerrero is Fulbright scholar and IANAS Fellow from the American National Academy of Sciences. He has been visiting professor at Stanford University (USA) in 2012 and Carlos III University (Spain) in 2013. His research interest includes Internet of Things, Internet Measurement, and Education for Innovation. He is particularly interested in promoting creativity in Education and Research.

Professor Guerrero has been President of the Colombian Innovation Managers Association (CIMA) and Academic Coordinator of the Regional Network of Universities (UNIRED). He has served as Technical Program Committee member of several journals including Computer Networks and Computer Communications. He has been General Director of the first Joint Engineering Doctoral Program between three Colombian Universities, director of the East Branch Node at the National Internet of Things Excellence Center which generated the spin off Think Link, and director of the Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (UNAB CREATIVE). 

Currently, he is the Director of Research, Creation and Innovation at Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga.

Research interests

  • Education
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Science, Technology and Innovation


  • Creative Problem Solving (CPS)
  • Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Graduate Certificate in Creativity and Change Leadership

Award Date: 13 Aug 2016

PhD, PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida

Award Date: 1 May 2009

Master, Computer Engineering, University of South Florida

Award Date: 14 Dec 2007

Master, Computer Science

Award Date: 22 Jul 2002


  • AI Indexes (General)
  • Leadership
  • Creativity
  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

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