Herman Aguirre

Mining Engineer

PhD Student

Camborne School of Mines - University of Exeter, UK

I'm an experienced mining engineer with a background in both open pit and block caving production management.

After 5 years in mining industry I initiated a PhD in Mining and Minerals Engineering at Camborne School of Mine - University of Exeter, focused on developing data sensing and analysis techniques for a new technology approach, combining mining and programming skills.

PhD Student - Mining and Mineral Engineering

Camborne School of Mines

University of Exeter

October 2018 - Present

Operation Superintendent

Minera Altos de Punitaqui

June 2018 - September 2018

Mining Engineer Adviser

Linking Consultores

Due Diligence analysis for Minera Altos de Punitaqui. Purchase Agreement between Xiana Mining and Glencore plc.

January 2018 - July 2018

Guest Lecturer

Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter UK

February 2018

Mining Lecturer

Universidad del Desarrollo

June 2016 - December 2017

Director of Operations Integrated Management


April 2015 - September 2016

Management Training

International Program at University Adolfo Ibañez

October 2015

Chief of Remote Operation Centre

Andina Underground Mine - CODELCO

November 2014 - Abril 2015

Diploma: History of Present Time

University of Santiago de Chile


Process Management Engineer


October 2013 – November 2014

Diploma: World Politics

University of Santiago de Chile


Engineer in Training

Andina Underground Mine - CODELCO

May 2012 – October 2013

Mining Engineer

University of Santiago de Chile



+44 7960 26 5852

Cornwall, United Kingdom