Manuel Eduardo Ariza Fuentes

PhD Students

PhD Student


Research Interests

Reading the carbonate geological record to understand how catastrophic and cyclic events have shaped the climatic history of Earth. Understanding lateral heterogeneities in modern neritic carbonates to improve characterization of ancient carbonate reservoirs.


  • 2019 - MS Marine Geoscience, Bremen Universität, Germany.
  • 2015 - BSc. Geoscience, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Professional Profile

2019-2020: VSRP - KAUST

2018-2019: Research Assistant - UniBremen

2016: Geophysicist Junior- GMAS

2015: GIS Junior - ARES

2014: Research Assistant – UniAndes & Adelaide University


Imperial Barrel Award Latin American 2nd place 2015

Corrigan BSc. Thesis Winner 2015

Colfuturo Master Scholarship 2016

Research Interests Keywords

Astrogeology Mass extinctions Carbonate sedimentology Paleoclimate