General Director, Mexican Institute of Water Technology
Civil engineer with a Master's degree in Hydraulic Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a PhD in Engineering from the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom, he is also a researcher at UNAM's Institute of Engineering. His scientific work contains more than 100 publications and 45 articles in international indexed journals, with more than 600 citations. From 2012 to January 2019, he worked as Hydraulics Coordinator at UNAM's Institute of Engineering. He is the creator of the Real-time Hydrological Observatory and of the Multivariate Drought Monitor of Mexico, Mexican new tools for monitoring the hydrological cycle. He is a CONACYT Level-2 National Researcher and consultant to the World Bank for water, climate-change, and risk-related issues. He is a member of several international associations, such as the Hydro-environmental Research and Engineering Association, the Hydrological Sciences Association, the American Geophysics Association, and the European Geosciences Association. He is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Technology and Water Sciences Journal of the Mexican Institute of Water Technology and is the only Mexican Scientific Editor of the Ibero-American Journal of Water, published by Elsevier.