Leading Experts - Fernando Miralles
Dr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm is a hydrologist and water resources engineer with 20 years of experience in modeling of surface and groundwater hydrology, climate-hydrology-vegetation interactions, stormwater management and water quality modeling. Prior to joining the Inter-American Development Bank, he was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, the University of Miami and Florida International University. He has worked as a consultant in water resources projects in all five continents. He has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific journal articles in topics such as remote sensing of hydrologic cycle processes, climate change impacts on water resources, hydrology and vegetation in ecosystems, and collaborative participation in management of water resources. He holds a mechanical engineering diploma from Universidad Simón Bolívar in Venezuela, a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of California-Irvine, and a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).