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Jorge Alfredo Gironás León

Profesor Asociado

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Hidrología, Recursos Hídricos, Drenaje Urbano, Geomorfología, Cambio Climático, Ingeniería Ambiental,

Educación

  •  Ingeniería Civil, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY. Estados Unidos, 2009
  •  Ingeniería Civil, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2003

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Ingeniería Civil

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Alumnos de Doctorado Graduados
1. Gloria Amaris (2021): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC), Título: “Understanding the potential demand for greywater reuse in urban environments: behavioural models for policy design”. Tesis co-supervisada junto a Juan de Dios Ortúzar, Ingeniería UC

2. Melanie Oërtel (2018): Profesor guía (Agronomía, UC). Tesis co-supervisada junto a Francisco Meza, Agronomía Uc.
Título: “Multivariate standardized indices – Application beyond drought detection for operational drought management in semi-arid regions in the Americas

3. Cristian Chadwick (2018): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC).
Título: “Coping with uncertainty in climate change: merging general circulation models and local climate to simulate the future performance of a reservoir system”

4. Pedro Sanzana (2018): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Caracterización y Modelación de Procesos Hidrológicos en Cuencas Periurbanas del Piedemonte en la Ciudad de Santiago (Chile)”

5. Christian Hunter (2017): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Robust Water Resource Decision-Making under Internal and External Uncertainties: A Study of Latin America”. Tesis co-supervisada junto a Diogo Bolster, University of Notre-Dame.

Alumnos de Magíster Graduados
1. Pablo Chong (2021): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Spatial Analysis of Dispersion Mechanisms in the Hydrological Response Using a Spatially Distributed Travel Time Model”.

2. Martín Morales (2021): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Precipitación Estacional en Costa Rica y su Relación con las Anomalías Térmicas y de Presión en los Océanos Pacífico y Atlántico”.

3. María de los Ángeles Ibañez (2019): Profesor co-guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC) junto a Christian Oberli
Título: “Daily and Seasonal Variation of the Surface Temperature Lapse Rate and 0°C Isotherm in the Central Chile Andean Mountains”

4. Andrés Pereira (2019): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Planform Geometry and Relief Characterization of Drainage Networks in High-Relief Environments: an Analysis of Chilean Andean Basins”

5. Tomás Bunster (2018): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “On the Influence of Upstream Flow Contributions in Spatially Distributed Travel Time Models for Hydrograph Prediction”

6. Gonzalo Yañez (2018): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model for precipitation forecasting in an Andean region with complex topography”

7. Cristian Chadwick (2018): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC).
Título: “Coping with uncertainty in climate change: merging general circulation models and local climate to simulate the future performance of a reservoir system” (Tesis válida para grado de magíster y doctor)

8. Adriana Piperno (2018): Profesor guía (Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo, Universidad de La República, Uruguay.
Título: “Aguas urbanas en Uruguay: transiciones hacia ciudades sustentables”

9. Verónica Ríos (2016): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Uso de un modelo lluvia escorrentía para la caracterización de crecidas rápidas en la precordillera andina. El caso de la Quebrada Ramón”

10. Josefina Herrera (2015): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “An integrated model for representing hydrologic processes and irrigation at residential scale in semiarid and Mediterranean regions”.

11. Vicente Zuazo (2013): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Assessing the impact of travel time formulations on the performance of spatially distributed travel time methods”.

12. Michelle Thenoux (2013): Profesor guía (Ingeniería Civil, UC)
Título: “Efecto y relevancia de la red artificial de drenaje al evaluar los impactos hidrológicos en la distribución espacial de impermeabilidad”.

13. Florian Rossel (2012): Profesor co-guía (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne)
Título: “Characterisation of dispersion mechanisms in an urban catchment using a deterministic spatially distributed direct hydrograph travel time model”.

14. Jean-Marc Dorsaz (2011): Profesor co-guía (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne).
Título: “Geomorphological characterization of endorheic basins in northern Chile”


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Premio SOCHID

    SOCIEDAD CHILENA DE INGENIERIA HIDRAULICA

    Chile, 2005

    Mejor ingeniero hidráulico egresado entre 2003-2005

  •   Ciencia de Frontera 2019-2021

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2019

    Premio otorgado por la academia a cientificos menores de 42 años que han destacado en todos los campos de la ciencia.

  •   Premio Formación de Alumnos de Postgrado

    Escuela de Ingenieria UC

    Chile, 2020

    Premio de la Escuela de Ingeniería UC al docente con mejor tasa de graduación de alumnos de postgrado en el trienio.

  •   Premio Excelencia en Docencia

    Escuela de Ingeniería UC

    Chile, 2019

    Premio entregado por la Escuela de Ingeniería UC a los mejores docentes de la planta académica

  •   Premio Profesor Joven Destacado en Investigación

    Escuela de Ingeniería UC

    Chile, 2014

    Premio entregado por la Escuela de Ingeniería UC al profesor joven con mayor productividad científica y proyectos de investigación

  •   Premio Excelencia en Docencia

    Escuela de Ingeniería UC

    Chile, 2012

    Premio otorgado por la Escuela de Ingeniería UC a los profesores más destacados en docencia.


 

Article (65)

Assessing Reservoir Performance under Climate Change. When Is It Going to Be Too Late If Current Water Management Is Not Changed?
Capturing and analysing heterogeneity in residential greywater reuse preferences using a latent class model
Daily and seasonal variation of the surface temperature lapse rate and 0 degrees C isotherm height in the western subtropical Andes
From mathematical models to policy design: Predicting greywater reuse scheme effectiveness and water reclamation benefits based on individuals’ preferences
Using hybrid choice models to capture the impact of attitudes on residential greywater reuse preferences
Forecasting flood hazards in real time: a surrogate model for hydrometeorological events in an Andean watershed
Groundwater Contribution to Sewer Network Baseflow in an Urban Catchment-Case Study of Pin Sec Catchment, Nantes, France
Impacts of Channel Network Type on the Unit Hydrograph
Observed trends and relationships between ENSO and standardized hydrometeorological drought indices in central Chile
Understanding the preferences for different types of urban greywater uses and the impact of qualitative attributes
Experiences of voluntary early participation in Environmental Impact Assessments in Chilean Mining.
Decomposition of 2D polygons and its effect in hydrological models
Estimating the Local Time of Emergence of Climatic Variables Using an Unbiased Mapping of GCMs: An Application in Semiarid and Mediterranean Chile
From Multi-Risk Evaluation to Resilience Planning: The Case of Central Chilean Coastal Cities
Hydrological Functioning of an Evolving Urban Stormwater Network
Impact of Urban Growth and High Residential Irrigation on Streamflow and Groundwater Levels in a Peri-Urban Semiarid Catchment
Irrigation of green spaces and residential gardens in a Mediterranean metropolis=> Gaps and opportunities for climate change adaptation.
Meteorological Characterization of Large Daily Flows in a High-Relief Ungauged Basin Using Principal Component Analysis
On the Influence of Upstream Flow Contributions on the Basin Response Function for Hydrograph Prediction
Planform geometry and relief characterization of drainage networks in high-relief environments: An analysis of Chilean Andean basins
Seasonal hydroclimatic ensemble forecasts anticipate nutrient and suspended sediment loads using a dynamical-statistical approach
Spatio-temporal estimation of climatic variables for gap filling and record extension using Reanalysis data
A rule-based approach for preventive identification of potential conflictive criteria in mining operations in Chile
Drought propagation in semi-arid river basins in Latin America=> Lessons from Mexico to the Southern Cone.
Improving Stochastic Modelling of Daily Rainfall Using the ENSO Index: Model Development and Application in Chile
Integrating strategic land use planning in the construction of future land use scenarios and its performance=> the Maipo River Basin, Chile
Potential of particle matter dry deposition on green roofs and living walls vegetation for mitigating urban atmospheric pollution in semiarid climates.
Using a Hydrological Model to Simulate the Performance and Estimate the Runoff Coefficient of Green Roofs in Semiarid Climates
A GIS-based urban and peri-urban landscape representation toolbox for hydrological distributed modeling
A model for simulating the performance and irrigation of green stormwater facilities at residential scales in semiarid and Mediterranean regions
Creating an enabling environment for WR&R implementation
Influence of vegetation, substrate, and thermal insulation of an extensive vegetated roof on the thermal performance of retail stores in semiarid and marine climates
Porous Media Characterization to Simulate Water and Heat Transport through Green Roof Substrates
An integrated analysis of the March 2015 Atacama floods
Daily freeze-thaw cycles affect the transport of metals in streams affected by acid drainage
Effect of substrate depth and roof layers on green roof temperature and water requirements in a semi-arid climate
Effect of urbanization on the long-term persistence of streamflow records
Modelling evaporation processes in soils from the Huasco salt flat basin, Chile
Scientists, Policymakers, and Stakeholders Plan for Climate Change: A Promising Approach in Chile's Maipo Basin
Scientists, Policymakers, and Stakeholders Plan for Climate Change: A Promising Approach in Chile’s Maipo Basin
Vulnerability of water systems: a comprehensive framework for its assessment and identification of adaptation strategies
A Dynamic, Multivariate Sustainability Measure for Robust Analysis of Water Management under Climate and Demand Uncertainty in an Arid Environment
Anthropogenic controls from urban growth on flow regimes
Assessing groundwater recharge in an Andean closed basin using isotopic characterization and a rainfall-runoff model: Salar del Huasco basin, Chile
Multisite Assessment of Hydrologic Processes in Snow-Dominated Mountainous River Basins in Colorado Using a Watershed Model
Water Footprint of Cities: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research
Water security as a challenge for the sustainability of La Serena-Coquimbo conurbation in northern Chile: global perspectives and adaptation
Water-food-energy nexus in Chile: the challenges due to global change in different regional contexts
A stochastic model of streamflow for urbanized basins
Assessing the impact of travel time formulations on the performance of spatially distributed travel time methods applied to hillslopes
Assessment of evaporation and water fluxes in a column of dry saline soil subject to different water table levels
Global sensitivity analysis of hydrologic processes in major snow-dominated mountainous river basins in Colorado
Incorporating climate change adaptation strategies in urban water supply planning: the case of central Chile
Integrated Water Resource Management and Energy Requirements for Water Supply in the Copiapo River Basin, Chile
Spatial characterization of catchment dispersion mechanisms in an urban context
Spatial estimation of daily precipitation in regions with complex relief and scarce data using terrain orientation
Comparison of catchment and network delineation approaches in complex suburban environments: application to the Chaudanne catchment, France
Computer-assisted mesh generation based on hydrological response units for distributed hydrological modeling
Exploring possible connections between hydrological extreme events and climate change in central south Chile
The geomorphometry of endorheic drainage basins: implications for interpreting and modelling their evolution
Modeling changes to the hydrodynamic characteristics of agglomerated copper tailings
A new applications manual for the Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)
Evaluation of Methods for Representing Urban Terrain in Storm-Water Modeling
A morpho-climatic instantaneous unit hydrograph model for urban catchments based on the kinematic wave approximation
Experimental Analysis and Modeling of a Stormwater Perlite Filter

ConferencePaper (5)

Experimental study of the thermal performance of living walls under semiarid climatic conditions
Impact of the properties of a green roof substrate on its hydraulic and thermal behavior
Improving operational drought definitions-taking them to basin scale
Influence of plant and substrate characteristics of vegetated roofs on a supermarket energy performance located in a semiarid climate
Using standardized precipitation and runoff indices for the identification of extraordinary drought events in Chile

Errata (1)

Erratum to: Assessing groundwater recharge in an Andean closed basin using isotopic characterization and a rainfall-runoff model: Salar del Huasco basin, Chile (Hydrogeology Journal, (2015), 23, 1535-1551, DOI 10.1007/s10040-015-1300-z)

Proyecto (12)

Development of a spatially distributed time travel model for runoff prediction in ungauged basins applied to the Chilean context
Centro Nacional de Investigación para la Gestión Integrada de los Desastres Naturales - National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disasters Management
Centro para el Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable - Center for Sustainable Urban Development
EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES IN CHILEAN URBAN AREAS AT A RESIDENTIAL/LOT SCALE
Multiscale physical processes in river restoration=> hydrodynamic interactions with sediment transport and water quality
INNOVA-CORFO 12IDL2-13630. “Soluciones integrales de cubiertas vegetales sustentables para edificios comerciales-industriales en climas semiáridos de Chile”.
Proyecto IDRC 107081-001. “Vulnerabilidad y adaptación a la variabilidad y al cambio climático en la Cuenca del Rio Maipo en Chile Central”.
Proyecto FP7 COROADO “Technologies for water recycling and reuse in Latin America continent=> assessment, decision tools and implementable strategies under an uncertain future.”
A continuous urban stormwater model for quantifying the hydrologic response based on the morphologic characterization of the drainage system.
SWMM Routing Applications Manual
SWMM Runoff Applications Manual
Investigation of the EXTRAN model for the city of Sacramento

Review (2)

Water Footprint of Cities: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research
A new applications manual for the Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)
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Jorge Gironás

Profesor Asociado

Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Francisco Meza

Professor

Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

FACULTAD DE AGRONOMÍA E INGENIERÍA FORESTAL. PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

6
Sebastian Vicuña

Director

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

6
Carlos Bonilla

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Sergio Vera

Associate Professor

Construction Engineering and Management

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Francisco Suarez

Profesor Asociado

Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Waldo Bustamante

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Nancy Hitschfeld

Associate Professor

Computer Science

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE , DEPTO CIENCIAS COMPUTACION

Santiago, Chile

3
Felipe Victorero

Subdirector de Transferencia

Centro UC de Innovación en Madera

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Cristián Chadwick

Académico

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Santiago, Chile

3
Horacio Gilabert

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

P. UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. FAC. DE AGRONOMIA

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Cristián Escauriaza

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Pilar Barria

Académica

Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Conservación de la Naturaleza

Universidad de Chile

santiago, Chile

2
David Poblete

Profesor adjunto

Escuela de Ingeniería Civil

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Pablo Pasten

Associate Professor

Department of Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Christian Oberli

Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Paula Guerra

Assistant Professor

Ingeniería Química y Ambiental

UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA

Santiago, Chile

1
Manuel Pinto

ACADÉMICO

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS AGRONOMICAS Y VETERINARIAS

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

1
Gonzalo Pizarro

Profesor Titular

Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Ricardo Oyarzún

Profesor Titular

Ingeniería de Minas

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA, DEPARTAMENTO INGENIERÍA DE MINAS

La Serena, Chile

1
Jonathan Barton

Director

CEDEUS

Santiago de Chile, Chile

1
Eduardo Leiva

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental/ Departamento de Química Inorgánica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Facultad de Química, Escuela de Ingeniería

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Cienfuegos

Director

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

CIGIDEN

Macul, Chile

1
Roberto Moris

Profesor asistente

Escuela de Arquitectura & Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Ledezma

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería Estructural y Geotécnica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
SONIA REYES

Profesora Asistente

Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Francisco de la Barrera

Profesor asociado

Geografía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Eduardo Bustos

Director de Recursos Hídricos

Centro Tecnológico del Agua CETAQUA

Santiago, Chile

1
Maricarmen Guerra

Profesor Asistente

Ingeniería Civil

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile