Department of Land, Air and Water Resources - University of California, Davis
Phone: (530) 902-6030   Email: cepuente@ucdavis.edu   Office: Veihmeyer 127
 

Carlos E. Puente Professor of Hydrology

Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
127 Veihmeyer Hall, Davis, CA 95616
(530) 902-6030 (Office) (530) 752-5262 (Fax)
cepuente@ucdavis.edu

Biography

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Education

Ph. D. in Hydrology. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 1984.
M. S. in Operations Research. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1983.
M. S. in Civil Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1983.
B. S. in Civil Engineering. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, February 1979.
B. S. in Mathematics. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, August 1978.

Research Interests

Hydrology, Complexity, Turbulence, Fractals, Chaos, Spatial Processes, Science & Religion.

Academic Experience

2003-date: Professor of Hydrology. University of California, Davis, California.
1994-2003: Associate Professor of Hydrology and Institute of Theoretical Dynamics. University of California, Davis, California.
1997: Visiting Professor. Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1986-1994: Assistant Professor of Hydrologic Science. University of California, Davis, California.
1984-1986: Postdoctoral Associate. Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1980-1984: Research Assistant. Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1978-1980: Instructor. Department of Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Honors

Fellow of International Society for Complexity, Information, and Design.

Courses

Undergraduate: Physical Hydrology, Systems Hydrology.
Graduate: Introduction to Geostatistics, Modeling of Hydrologic Processes.
Freshmen Seminar: Chaos, Complexity, and Christianity.