Oscar HERRERA-GRANADOS, Ph.D.

Oscar HERRERA-GRANADOS, Ph.D.

JOB PROFILE

Since 2006 professionally associated with the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (WrUT) – more than ten years of experience, with success in researching, teaching, international cooperation with research institutions and with the industry (consultancy, R&D, etc.). Previously working as construction engineer as well as highway-bridge planner and designer overseas. Independent Consultant in Environmental and Hydro-engineering projects. Actually holding the position of Assistant Professor.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

In Hydro-Engineering and Earth Sciences

Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (Poland)

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Chair of Geotechnics, Hydrotechnics, Underground Construction and Hydro-Engineering

since 2006 – present

 

National Center of Disasters Prevention (Mexico)

Department of Scientific Research, Research Assistant

Laboratory of Soil Dynamics (1999-2000)

 

Research Visits to

College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan (Bhutan)

Laboratorio de Hidráulica, Universidad Mayor de San Simón (Bolivia)

 

TOPICS

Hydro-engineering: Hydraulic structures, river training, turbulence, physical and numerical models

Earth Sciences: Soils Dynamics, water-soil interaction, groundwater flow, sediment transport

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Herrera-Granados Oscar, Kostecki Stanisław: Experimental study of the influence of small upward seepage on open-channel flow turbulence. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 2017, vol. 143, nr 8.

Herrera-Granados Oscar, Kostecki Stanisław: Numerical and physical modeling of water flow over the ogee weir of the new Niedów. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics. 2016, vol. 64, nr 1, 67-74.

Herrera-Granados Oscar: Statistical analysis of seepage’s influence on open-channel turbulence. In: Experimental and computational solutions of hydraulic problems. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, cop. 2013. 147-158.

Herrera-Granados Oscar, Kostecki Stanisław: Analysis of turbulent flow measurements in a flume with induced upward seepage. In: Experimental methods in hydraulic research. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, cop. 2011. 163-173 (Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences).

Herrera Granados, Oscar: Experimental works on the hyporheic zone influence on river dynamics. I, Bed deformation. Studia Geotechnica et Mechanica. 2010, vol. 32, nr 3, 17-26.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Manager of one project co-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund at the Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Scholarship holder from of the National Council of Science and Technology from Mexico during six years (2003-2009)

DAAD scholarship fellow in 2003

Scholarship holder from of the ICA foundation from Mexico during three years (1998-2000)

Winner in the best poster competition in the first conference for young scientists “Creative Time” in Krakw (Poland) in 2011.

Award in the Best Article Contest of the Civil and Environmental Engineering section in the conference Intertech 2008, International Conference for young Scientist in Poznan (Poland).

Author and co-author of 6 scientific papers, 4 engineering reports and more than 14 papers published in conference proceedings and monographs

 

EDUCATION

2006 – 2012 Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Ph.D. discipline: Hydro-engineering, specialty: River hydrodynamics

2003 – 2005 University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Civil Engineering, M.Sc., specialty: Infrastructure Planning

1996 – 2001 National Autonomous University of Mexico. B.Eng., specialty: Civil Engineering