CV / Scientific Career
Ph.D., 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.)
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.
Hydrological modeling, statistics, dryland water resources. Universität Potsdam.
Applied Geostatistics in Earth Sciences UFZ-HIGRADE
Spring School “Regionalization and HyMeDas Scaling in Hydrology”
Summer School “Applied Statistics at the University of Jena Environmental Sciences”
Mathematical Models Applied to Integrated Water Resources Management. Escuela Politécnica Nacional Quito, Ecuador.
Applied Statistics I, II for the Master of Infrastructure Planning Program, University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Unweltstatistik for the Environmental Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Methods of Spatial Analysis and Forecasting for the Master of Science Program Water Resources Engineering and Management (WAREM), University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Dynamic Analysis of Structures, Civil Engineering Faculty of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador.
International Scientific Associations
European Geosciences Union EGU
International Association of Hydrological Sciences IAHS
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Associate Editor of the Journal of Hydrology
Associate Editor of Water Resources Research (AGU)
Editor of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (EGU)