Dr Guzman holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and a Ph.D. in Biological Engineering- water resources concentration from Mississippi State University. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Mississippi State- Social Science Research Center (SSRC) on an EPA funded project using social indicators combined with environmental indicators to accelerate water quality programs across the Mississippi River Basin. Then she joined the Auburn University Water Resources Center- Biosystems engineering department as a postdoctoral fellow Guzmán working in the simulation of water and nutrient transport from agricultural practices at the field and watershed scale for the upper Floridian aquifer. She joined the UF ABE department in November 2018.