CV / Scientific Career

1999 - 2003

Ph.D. studies, Institute of Hydraulic Engineering-IWS, University of Stuttgart, Germany. (Graduated summa cum laude.)

1995 - 1997

Master of Infrastructure Planning, MIP. Centre for Infrastructure Planning, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

1983 - 1989

Civil Engineer specialty in Structures, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. (Graduated summa cum laude.)


Occupational activities

since Jan 2013

Deputy head of Department Computational Hydrosystems

2005 - 2012

Senior Researcher at the Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany.

1998 - 2005

Research and Teaching Assistant at IREUS and IWS, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

1998 - 2001

CAD-GIS Assistant, Centre for Infrastructure Planning, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

1997 - 1998

Civil Engineer/Consultant in a large irrigation proyect in Manabi-Ecuador, TAMS-PLATEC Consortium.

1995 - 1995

Technical Advisor, Filanbanco, S.A. Loja-Ecuador.

1994 - 1995

Technical Advisor, Plan International (NGO), Loja-Ecuador.

1991 - 1995

Civil Engineer Consultant in various Infrastructure Projects, Loja-Ecuador.


Teaching Experience

2011-2012

Fortran UFZ-HIGRADE

2011

Applied Geostatistics in Earth Sciences UFZ-HIGRADE

2010

Spring School “Regionalization and HyMeDas Scaling in Hydrology”

2009

Summer School “Applied Statistics in University of Jena Environmental Sciences”

2007

Mathematical Models Applied to Integrated Water Resources Management. Escuela Politécnica Nacional Quito, Ecuador.

2001-2005

Applied Statistics I, II for the Master of Infrastructure Planning Program, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

2001-2005

Unweltstatistik for the Environmental Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

2001-2005

Methods of Spatial Analysis and Forecasting for the Master of Science Program Water Resources Engineering and Management (WAREM), University of Stuttgart, Germany.

1990-1992

Dynamic Analysis of Structures, Civil Engineering Faculty of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador.


International Scientific Associations

since 2004

European Geosciences Union EGU

since 2004

International Association of Hydrological Sciences IAHS

since 2005

American Geophysical Union (AGU)


Scientific Journals

Since 2009

Associate Editor of the Journal of Hydrology

Since 2011

Associate Editor of Water Resources Research (AGU)

Since 2012

 Editor of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (EGU)