Carbonate Network Member


                                          Name: Rodolfo Soto Becerra                         


                                          Tel: +57 7 6786959, Fax: +57 7 6786959


                                          Adress: Altos de Yerbabuena, Casa 1, Ruitoque Condominio, Bucaramanga, 



                                          Education: Ph.D. Petroleum Engineer 1998, Texas A&M University, USA




Research areas:

Reservoir Engineering

Modeling, Soft Computing: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms, Data Mining and Multivariate Statistics Analysis





Extensive experience (Over 25 years) as Reservoir 

Engineer/Petrophysicist. Working with carbonates

Experience in how to integrate static and dynamic data

Excellent knowledge of neural networks, fuzzy logic, neuro_fuzzy and multivariate statistical analysis applied to petrophysics for data quality control and modeling







Doctor of Philosophy, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1998, GPA: 4.0/4.0


General Management, Universidad de Monterrey (México) and Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga(Colombia), 1993


Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1992, GPA: 4.0/4.0
Bachelor of Science, Petroleum Engineering, Universidad de America, Bogotá, Colombia,1984


Bachelor of Science, Metallurgical Engineering,  Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga Colombia, 1980