Bio

Luis Jose Mata
Consultor Independiente en Agua y Cambio Climático
Gilbert, Arizona, 2010

Profesor Emeritus (Profesor Jubilado) Fluid Dynamics and Environment Institute, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1997. Senior Fellow at the Center for Development Research [ZEF], University of Bonn, Germany, 1997-2008.
Visiting Scholar—The University of Arizona, 2008-2010.
Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Institute for Global Change Research (IAI), 2005-2008 and 2008-2011. Miembro de la Red Geopolis apoyada por la Corporacion Andina de Fomento, 2012

Post Graduate Studies: Master Program in Heat Transfer—Colorado State University, 1972-1974. Doctoral Program in Fluid Dynamics and Environmental Science—Colorado State University, 1976-1980.

IPCC Coordinating Lead Author of the Chapters on Freshwater Resources and Their Management—a contribution to IPCC Working Group II, 2004-2007 and Impacts and Vulnerabilities in Latinamerica, WGII, 2001.
Lead Author of the IPCC Technical Paper on Water and Climate Change 2007-2008.
Recipient of the 2007 Collective Nobel Peace Prize.
Member of the American Association for the Advance of Science (AAAS).