Carolina Saavedra

Visiting MASc Student


Carolina Saavedra is a Civil Mining Engineer graduate with maximum distinction (2020) from the University of Talca, Chile, with a niche specialization in Geomechanics. She was part of the 2018 Internship Student career Civil Engineering in RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and is a Master Candidate in Engineering Sciences with a major in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Talca (2021). She is recognized by Women in Mining (WIM) Chile with a grant for WIM growth, highlighted in the book “100 Inspirational Women of Chilean Mining” in the Emerging Talent category (2021). She is a research and collaboration assistant in scientific publication of large underground copper Mining: “Presentation of the Universal Discontinuity Index (Udi) System and its Application to Predict the Geometry of Over-Excavation Along a Tunnel at El Teniente Mine” (2022. She is also an active participant in volunteering and experience coordinating women’s groups in Mining as well as an Active Volunteer of the Guides and Scouts Association of Chile and Professional assistant at the Civil Engineering School of Mining UTalca in charge of the Title Memory module.

May 2022
May 2022


Joined as a Visiting MASc Student