Hans Raj Gheyi
Graduated in Agriculture - University of Udai Pur (1963), Master in Soil Sciences - Punjab Agricultural University (1965) and PhD in Agronomic Sciences - Universite Catholique de Louvain (1974). He is currently a retired professor (titular) at the Federal University of Campina Grande and a visiting professor at the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB), chief editor of the Agriambi Magazine at the Federal University of Campina Grande. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Water and Soil Engineering, working mainly on the following themes: salinity, irrigation, fertility, soil-water plant relationship, saline stress, plant tolerance to water deficit, water quality and water reuse. Water.
Fernando Fellype Ferreyra Hernandez
Graduated in Agronomy from the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (1969), master’s degree in Suelos from Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (1972) and doctorate in Soil and Plant Nutrition from the Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (1978). He is currently a full professor at the Federal University of Ceará. Has experience in Agronomy, with emphasis on Soil Science. Acting mainly on the following themes: CORN, ABSORCAO NP, ALUMINIO
Principal researcher at CONICET based at INTA. It works with physiological aspects of the responses of cultivated plants to salinity. After completing his master’s degree at Stanford University, USA, he obtained his doctorate in biology at Ben Gurion University in Negev, Israel. Upon returning to Argentina, she joined the Institute of Plant Pathology and Plant Physiology (IFFIVE) as a researcher at CONICET, where, since its foundation and currently at IFRGV, she directed the group that works with tolerance to salinity.
Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering (1983), Master in Tropical Fruit (1985) and Ph.D. in Horticulture (1994) at Purdue University with an emphasis on physiology and biochemistry of secondary plant metabolites. Dr. Ferreira worked as a plant physiologist at the (then) Southern Weed Science Lab in Stoneville, MS, where he developed the technology used by the US government to control illicit plants. Known worldwide for the cultivation of Artemisia annua and the effects of the presence / absence of roots, length of day and flowering, abiotic stresses, and post-harvest handling in the production of artemisinin and antioxidants in A. annua. Currently, Dr. Ferreira works in the USA. Salinity laboratory in Riverside, CA. Her research focuses on the physiological and biochemical aspects of crop responses (such as strawberries and alfalfa) to stress salinity and on the potential use of biochemical markers to identify salinity tolerance.
Walter Soares Costa Filho
Professional in Analysis of Environmental Systems at CESMAC University Center, FEJAL, Maceio / AL (2017-). Develops dissertation with the title: Salinization of the soil in an irrigated area by the Canal do Sertão Alagoano. Has a Lato Sensu Specialization in MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, FGV, Rio De Janeiro / RJ (2010-2012). He elaborated the monograph with the title: Strategic Planning of the Embrapa Research Execution Unit of Rio Largo. Graduated in Business Management from Instituto Federal de Alagoas - Matriz (2008). He is currently an analyst at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. Has experience in the area of Administration, with emphasis on Strategic Management and Institutional Development.
Pedro Dantas Fernandes
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the School of Agronomy of the Northeast / Federal University of Paraíba (1966-1969). Master in Phytotechnics from the Luiz de Queiroz School of Agriculture / USP (1970-1971). PhD in Soils and Plant Nutrition from ESALQ / USP (1972-1974). He was Professor at the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences of Jaboticabal / UNESP (1972-1977) and at CCA / UFPB (1977-1979) from where he was transferred to Agricultural Engineering / UFPB, in Campina Grande. He has experience in Agronomy and of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Production Physiology, acting mainly on abiotic stress (saline, water and hypoxic / anoxitic), as well as on Ecophysiology of Caatinga species.
Sergio Rodrigues Ayrimoraes Soares
Graduated in Civil Engineering and Master in Environmental Technology and Water Resources from the University of Brasília (2002). He is currently manager of studies and surveys - Water Resources Planning Superintendence of the National Water Agency. Has experience in the area of Sanitary Engineering, with an emphasis on planning sanitation systems and wastewater treatment, acting mainly on the following themes: sanitary sewage, water supply and water resources
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). His research focuses on developing physics-based approaches and tools to solve water-related problems, including water consumption over large areas, using satellite-based energy balances. He is a member of the Landsat USGS / NASA Scientific Team and works with the Google Earth Engine on applications for satellite-based water management. He holds a Ph.D and a Master’s in Agricultural and Biological Engineering. University of Florida. Gainesville, and Bachelor of Science in Irrigation Engineering and Agricultural Structures, from the University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey.
PhD in Agricultural Engineering, works at the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural Research and Training in Fisheries, Food and Organic Production (IFAPA). Specialist in Management of water distribution systems for sustainable agriculture. Current research: sustainable management in the irrigation automation community and control of water distribution systems, evaluation of energy efficiency and the application of irrigation and hydrometry methods. Calibration of meter elements to measure water consumption.
Luis Santos Pereira
Graduated in Agronomy from the Technical University of Lisbon (1969), Master in Operational and Applied Hydrology - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (1972) and PhD in Hydrology, by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (1977). He was a professor in the Disciplines of Irrigation and Management and Soil and Water Conservation at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, of the Technical University of Lisbon, between 1980 and 2012. Currently, he is professor emeritus of the Department of Biosystems Engineering CEER / ISA / UTL and is invited professor in the Post-Graduation Program in Irrigation, at Instituto Agronômico Mediterrânea IAM, in Bari, Italy and specialist consultant to FAO for irrigation, management and conservation of soil and water.
Rodrigo Máximo Sánchez Román
Graduated in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering from Instituto Superior de Ciencias Agropecuarias de La Habana (1984), Master in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University (1990), PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Universidade Federal de Viçosa (2006) and post-doctorate at Luiz de Queiroz Higher School of Agriculture (ESALQ / USP; 2008 & 2010). He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Irrigation and Drainage, acting mainly on the following themes: reuse of wastewater in agriculture, SODIS, modeling, water resources, systems dynamics, sugar cane and irrigation. PhD Professor at the Department of Rural Engineering at Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho -UNESP - Campus Botucatu, in undergraduate and graduate courses.
Assistant specialist in cooperative extension in viticulture in the Department of Viticulture and Oenology. It is based at the department’s Oakville Station, a 40-acre research vineyard in Napa Valley. Kurtural received his Ph.D. in plant biology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He was an associate professor in viticulture and oenology at Fresno State before joining UC Davis faculty in 2015.
Francisco Rojo Rubke
He is part of the academic staff of the University of Valparaíso, La Palma, Quillota (Chile); Agricultural Engineer from the University of Chile, Chile.Master in Agricultural Sciences with a specialization in Agricultural Production, University of Chile, Chile. Doctor in Biological Systems Engineering from the University of California, Davis, USA. His line of research - Water Management and Instrumentation.
One of the world’s leading references on irrigation, Richard G. Allen is a professor of Water Resources Engineering at the University of Idaho, where he holds a PhD in Agricultural Engineering and Civil Engineering. His specialty is estimating evapotraspiration, irrigation efficiency and hydrology. Author of FAO Manual 56 (Allen et al., 1998) and one of the authors of the ASCE Practices Manual 70 “Evapotranspiration and Irrigation Water Requirements”. Dr. Allen has focused on the development of approaches based on solving problems related to water in agriculture, mainly in evapotranspiration over large areas via satellite images and develops techniques for applying the METRIC model and other models of evapotranspiration via satellite images. Dr. Richard Allen worked as a member of the Landsat Science Team (NASA and U.S. Geological Survey), as a consultant to the FAO, World Meteorological Organization, USAID and to the governments of Portugal and Spain. Currently, the professor develops research and consultancy in several countries, including Brazil.
Fernando Braz Tangerino Hernandez
He graduated in Agronomic Engineering (1987) and Master (1991) in Agronomy (Vegetable Production) from the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences of Jaboticabal - UNESP (1987) and PhD in Irrigation and Drainage from Escola Superior Luiz de Queiroz - USP (1995 ). He is Full Professor at Universidade Estadual Paulista - Campus de Ilha Solteira. He was Head of DEFERS - Department of Plant Health, Rural and Soil Engineering from 2001 to 2003 and 2005 to 2009. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Irrigation and Drainage, acting mainly on the following themes: irrigated agriculture, irrigation systems irrigation, agrometeorology, hydrology and fertigation. He is a Professor and Advisor in the Agronomy course at UNESP Ilha Solteira and in the Postgraduate Programs in Production Systems and Professional Master in Water Resources Management and Regulation (PROFÁGUA) at UNESP Ilha Solteira and in Irrigation and Drainage at UNESP Botucatu. He is an Ad-Hoc Rapporteur for some Brazilian Technical Magazines and also for FAPESP.
Maria Betânia Galvão dos Santos Freire
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1986), Master in Agronomy (Soil Sciences) from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1993) and PhD in Soils and Plant Nutrition from the Federal University of Viçosa (2002). Post-Doctorate in: Ecosystem Science and Management by Texas A & M University (2016) and in Soils and Plant Nutrition by the Federal University of Viçosa (2008). Associate Professor at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. Research lines: saline and sodium soils, management and recovery of soils affected by salts, semi-arid soils, irrigation water quality, organic matter, phytoremediation of saline soils. Permanent Professor of the Graduate Programs in: Soil Science and Forest Sciences at UFRPE.
Nildo da Silva Dias
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid (1999), Master in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande (2001), PhD in Agronomy from the University of São Paulo - USP / ESALq (2004) and Postdoctoral from the University California Riverside (UCR) - US Salinity Laboratory (2014). He is currently Associate Professor III at the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid; Research Productivity Scholarship - Level 1 D. Has experience in the area of ecological management and soil and water conservation, with an emphasis on social technology living in the semi-arid region, working mainly on the following themes: peasant family farming and rural education, reuse of water in agriculture, management and control of salinity in agriculture and reuse of biodegradable waste.
Marlos Alves Bezerra
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal University of Ceará (1993), Master in Agronomy (Plant Physiology) from the Federal University of Lavras (1996) and doctorate in Agrarian Sciences (Plant Physiology) from the Federal University of Viçosa (2000). He is currently a researcher at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. He has experience in the field of Agronomy, with an emphasis on Physiology of Cultivated Plants, acting mainly on the following topics: salinity, water stress, photosynthesis, carbohydrate metabolism, gas exchange, cashew, melon and string beans.
Kepler Borges França
Chemical Engineer from the Federal University of Paraíba, completed his doctorate at the University of Kent at Canterbury in England. He is currently Full Professor and researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Federal University of Campina Grande. He has experience in the area of Chemical Engineering, with an emphasis on membrane processes aimed at water treatment for human consumption. He has experience in projects with microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for water purification and desalination purposes. Technically coordinated Federal Government Programs (Água Doce and Água Boa), to serve diffuse communities in the Northeast, with potable water from desalination systems.
Ricardo da Cunha Correia Lima
Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande (1985), Master in Environmental Science and Technology from the State University of Paraíba (2010) and PhD in Natural Resources from the Federal University of Campina Grande (2017). He worked as a technologist at the National Institute for Space Research in the Complete Brazilian Space Mission. He implemented and coordinated the Paraíba Meteorology, Water Resources and Remote Sensing Laboratory. He was Director of the Executive Water Management Agency of the State of Paraíba. He is currently a technologist at the Instituto Nacional do Semiárido, working in the areas of geotechnology and desertification.
Danielle Zaccaria, a specialist in Cooperative Extension, an assistant in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, specializes in water management and irrigation. Zaccaria holds a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from Utah State University. He served as a researcher at the International Center for Advanced Agronomic Studies in the Mediterranean in Italy before joining UC Davis College in 2013.
Luis Octavio Lagos
Civil Agricultural Engineer and PhD in Engineering from the University of Nebraska, Luis Octavio Lagos, is currently Director of the Department of Water Resources at the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering at the Universidad de Concepción. He is part of the team at the Research and Technologies Laboratory for Water Resources Management in Agriculture, ITECMA2, and is part of the management team at the Water Resources Research Center for Agriculture and Mining.
His research focuses mainly on water resources, engineering applied to irrigation systems and water management in agriculture. This becomes visible through his research aimed at precision irrigation with central pivots and the study of the amount of water needed for each crop using satellite images.
Agronomist, PhD from the University of Córdoba (Spain), scientific researcher at the Sustainable Agriculture Institute of CSIC, in Córdoba and member of the Water for Food Global institute at the University of Nebraska. His specialty is management, irrigation engineering and hydrology. He was a visiting researcher at CSIRO (Australia) and at the Universities of California-Davis, Nebraska-Lincoln and São Paulo. He also collaborated with international organizations such as FAO, where he was an international specialist. He currently develops his research activity mainly in Andalucía (Spain), but also in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Luciano Mateos regularly publishes articles on irrigation in international magazines.
Master in Hydraulic Engineering by the Polytechnic of Bari and PhD. In Irrigation Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon, Lamaddalena has worked for over 20 years in agricultural engineering and water resources management, with a focus on design, performance analysis and management of water systems. large-scale distribution, new delivery technologies with associated modeling development in conditions of water scarcity, governance models of Water Users Associations. He served as a university professor at the Polytechnic of Bari (Italy) from 2007 to 2012. Scientific and technical activities were combined with the management of many water-related development projects in southern Europe, northern Africa and the Near East, also in cooperation with International Research Centers and Universities.
Raimundo Rodrigues Gomes Filho
He has a degree in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Ceará, a master’s degree in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage) from the Federal University of Ceará and a PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa. He is currently an associate professor at the Federal University of Sergipe, assigned to the Agricultural Engineering course. He was editor-in-chief of Revista Brasileira de Agricultura Irrigada from 2007 to 2013. He is a member of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Irrigated Agriculture - INOVAGRI. Author of the books "Water Resources Management: concepts and experiences in hydrographic basins" and "Hydraulics Applied to Agricultural Sciences".
Julián Tapia BenitoInovagri
Ph.D. in Agricultural Climatology from Iowa State University, Ames, Dr. Snyder has expertise in biometeorology, climatology, irrigation management, evapotranspiration modeling, frost protection, energy balance in irrigated areas and climate risk analysis. He was one of the creators of the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS). He is currently a meteorology specialist at the University of California, Davis and works with the California Department of Water Resources on several projects.
Researcher Responsible for the laboratory - IRSTEA, Montpelier (France) and Coordinator of R & D in Irrigation Technologies. He graduated in Agricultural Techniques Engineer (ENITA de Bordeaux) from 1983 to 1986. He holds a European Master’s in Water Management in Agriculture (ENGREF et USTL) in 1990 - 1991. Doctor in agronomy (Montpellier Sup Agro). Senior Engineer, manager of the French National Laboratory for Research and Testing in Irrigation Equipment, Irstea (ex-Cemagref), Aix-en-provence, organizer of the International Network of Laboratory Tests in Irrigation (INITL). B. Molle is involved in several research projects to understand the paths of distribution systems (drip and spray) of performance in the real climate and the conditions of water quality.
Everardo Chartuni Mantovani
Agricultural Engineer and MS from UFV, PhD in Agronomy from UCo-Spain. Professor at UFV since 1983 and currently Senior Professor at DEA-UFV. He coordinated several projects funded by CNPq, FAPEMIG, BNB, EMBRAPA and is currently the coordinator of a research program on the availability of water resources in Western Bahia with resources from AIBA / IAIBA / PRODEAGRO.
Dr. Orang is the Coordinator of the Efficient Water Use Program in the California Department of Water Resources and also coordinates the CIMIs Program (California Irrigation Management Information and Management System). He is the author of several softwares and has published several papers on irrigation management in important scientific journals. In his activities at DWR, he conducts studies, development and maintenance of models to improve current and future water demand for the California Water Plan update. Its team collects, organizes and performs preliminary analysis of geographic and tabular data related to agriculture, urban landscape, riparian forest, water and native vegetation using computer programs (applications), database management systems and geographic information systems.
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering - ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Assistant Associate Professor at the University of California Davis.
Joao Carlos Cury Saad
Graduated in Agronomy from FCA - Câmpus de Botucatu - UNESP (1986), master’s degree in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (1990) and doctorate in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (1993). He did post-doctoral studies at the University of California, Davis, from 1999 to 2001. He obtained the title of professor at UNESP, in 2002. He works in the area of Irrigation and Drainage, mainly in the following subjects: optimization of the dimensioning of pressurized irrigation systems ; irrigation engineering; rational use of water for irrigation; sustainability of water and land use in irrigated agriculture.
Eduardo Sávio Passos Rodrigues Martins
Doutor em Escola de Engenharia Civil e Ambiental - Cornell University em 2001. Atualmente é Professor Adjunto da Universidade Federal do Ceará e Presidente da Fundação Cearense de Meteorologia e Recursos Hídricos e professor colaborador na Pós-graduação em Clima e Energia da Universidade Estadual do Ceará. Atualmente é representante da International Association for Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) no Brasil. Atua na área de Engenharia Sanitária, com ênfase em Hidrologia. Em suas atividades profissionais interagiu com vários colaboradores do Brasil e exterior em co-autorias de trabalhos científicos.
PhD in School of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Cornell University in 2001. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Ceará and President of the Cearense Foundation for Meteorology and Water Resources and a collaborating professor in the Graduate Program in Climate and Energy at the State University of Ceará. He is currently representative of the International Association for Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) in Brazil. Operates in the area of Sanitary Engineering, with emphasis on Hydrology. In his professional activities he interacted with several collaborators from Brazil and abroad in co-authorship of scientific works.
Engineer graduated from Universitá degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro. Part of the National Research Council (CNR) IRSABari Water Research Institute, Italy
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Florida 2010, master’s degree in Irrigation Engineering from Uta State University in 2004 and graduated in Agricultural Engineering at Agricultural University of Gujarat in 2000. Received the leadership award from the California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN), 2019. Specialist in Climate Adaptation at Ag .UC Merced - Sierra Nevada Research Institute, CA.
Lineu Neiva Rodrigues
PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa (1999) and post-doctorate from the University of Nebraska-USA, Lincoln, in irrigation engineering and water management. He was a consultant to the Organization of American States (OAS) and a visiting researcher at the University of California, USA, Davis, in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources Studies, where he developed work in modeling the hydrology of irrigated areas. He is currently a researcher in the area of water resources and irrigation and supervisor of the International Articulation Center at Embrapa Cerrados. He acts as a scientific advisor to several research promotion bodies and scientific journals. He coordinates the CNPq research group entitled Rede Agrohidro.
Oriel Herrera Bonilla
Graduated in Forestry Engineering from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1983), graduated in Agricultural Degree from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1992), master‘s degree in Botany from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1991), doctorate in Natural Sciences (Ecology) at Germany by Bielefeld Universität (1997) and post-doctorate in Agricultural Engineering (Ecology of Halophytes in Irrigated Environments) by the Federal University of Ceará (2019). He is currently an Associate Professor at the State University of Ceará, next to the Biological Sciences Course. Coordinates the institution’s Ecology Laboratory. He is a member of the faculty of the Academic Master in Natural Sciences. He has experiences in the area of Restoration and Conservation Ecology, with an emphasis on Ecosystems.
José Amilton Santos Júnior
Agricultural Engineer (2009), Master (2010) and Doctor (2013) in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG). He is currently an Adjunct Professor I, based in the Department of Agricultural Engineering at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, in Recife-PE, as well as acting as Permanent Professor of the Graduate Program in Agricultural Engineering at UFRPE / Headquarters. He has taught the subjects "Irrigation and Drainage", "Management of salts in irrigated perimeters" and "Plants under water and saline stress" at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as has served as reviewer of journals and developed research related to the use of of alternative quality water in agriculture, management of brackish water in irrigation, drainage to control salts, hydroponic crops and management of irrigation and fertigation.
Enéas Gomes Filho
Graduated in Industrial Chemistry (1971) and Chemical Engineering (1972) from the Federal University of Ceará (UFC), Master in Biochemistry (1976) from the UFC and PhD in Plant Biology (1985) from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). He is Researcher 1C of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Leader of the Vegetal Physiology Group, registered in the CNPq Research Groups Directory, Full Professor at the Federal University of Ceará (retired), being, since 2015, a member of the Program UFC Retired Teachers Participation Special. He is currently a full member of the Cearense Academy of Sciences, Associate Editor of the journal Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology and consultant for several national and international magazines. He is a Master and Doctoral advisor for the Graduate Programs in Biochemistry and Agronomy / Phytotechnics. Operates in the area of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology.
Margarita Briceño Toledo
Degree and Degree in Chemistry from the University of Santiago in 1994. In 2002 he did a doctorate in Chemistry at the University of Mismas and a degree thesis "EFFECT OF THE ADDING OF SLUDGE ON THE CATIONIC SELECTIVITY (k, Ca) AND DISTRIBUTION OF P IN SOILS VOLCANIC CHILE ". Usually, dedicate yourself to the Chairs of Analytical Chemistry and Drug Analysis. She is the author of publications and research in her specialty. She currently serves as director of the Graduate School.