Jorge Ramirez

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, CSU

Jorge RamirezDr. Jorge Ramirez received his Master of Science in Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, June 1982, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrometeorology, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, February 1988. He has been an instructor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University since 1990.

Dr. Ramirez' research interests include hydrometeorology, land surface/atmosphere interactions; runoff production mechanisms, river basin geomorphology, downstream hydraulic geometry and optimal channel networks; regional water balance; evapotranspiration and complementary relationships; surface interactions in Hortonian overland flow; hydrologic scaling; description of distribution and variability of mesoscale precipitation fields; and optimal irrigation scheduling.