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Council Members 2015-2017

President

Director, Center for Ecohydraulics Research (CER)
Director, Idaho EPSCoR/IDeA
DeVlieg Presidential Professor of Civil Engineering
University of Idaho
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 (elected until 2017 R*)

(NB R* means eligible for re-election for a second term)

Executive Director (ex-oficio)

Dr. Christopher B George
IAHR Secretariat
Paseo Bajo Virgen del Puerto 3
28005 Madrid
Spain
tel. + 34 91 335 79 64
fax + 34 91 335 79 35
A1 Fuxing Road, Haidian District
100038 Beijing
China
tel. + 86 10 6878 1811
fax + 86 10 6878 1890
e-mail christopher.george@iahr.org

Vice Presidents

Prof. Arthur Mynett
Professor of Hydraulic Engineering
Department Head Water Science & Engineering
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
THE NETHERLANDS

(elected until 2017)

Prof. Arturo Marcano
CVG EDELCA
Hidroeléctrica Macagua
Departamento de Hidráulica
VENEZUELA

(elected until 2017 R)

Prof. James Ball
University of Technology Sydney
Faculty of Engineering 
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
AUSTRALIA

(elected until 2017 R)

Dr. Angelos Findikakis
Bechtel National Inc.
USA

(elected to council until 2017)
(co-opted as Vice president until 2017)

Secretary Generals

  Dr. Ramón Gutiérrez Serret
  Head of the Maritime Experimentation Laboratory 
  Harbour and Coast Centre (CEPYC-CEDEX-Ministry of Environment) 
  SPAIN

 

  Dr. Jing PENG
  Director,Division of International Cooperation
  China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
  CHINA

 

Members

Prof. Subhasish Dey
India Institute of Technology
INDIA

(elected until 2019)

 

 

Prof. Robert Ettema
Colorado State University
USA

(co-opted until 2017)

University of Costa Rica
Costa Rica

(elected until 2019)
University of Pisa
Italy

(elected until 2019)

Dr. Jing PENG
Director,Division of International Cooperation
China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
CHINA

(elected until 2017)

Prof. Anton Schleiss
Laboratoire de constructions hydrauliques (LCH)
LCH - ENAC - EPFL
SWITZERLAND

(elected until 2017)

 

Tohoku University
Department of Civil Engineering
JAPAN

(elected until 2017)
 

Universität Stuttgart
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Institute of Hydraulic Engineering
GERMANY

(elected until 2017)

Regional Division Chairs

Dr. Hyoseop WOOChair of the Asia & Pacific Division 
Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology
KOREA

Dr. José N. de Piérola C.Chair of the Latin American Division
Southern Peru Copper Corp
PERU

Prof. David Stephenson, Chair of the Africa Division
BOTSWANA 

Prof. Corrado Gisonni, Chair of the Europe Division
2nd University of Naples
Department of Civil Engineering
ITALY
 

Council Task Forces 2016-2017 [PDF]

 


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