Fernando Salazar received the Degree on Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid in 2002, specializing in Hydraulics. He has worked in several dam and hydraulic projects, as well as in the development of emergency plans and hazard-potential classification of dams (being Mequinenza and Riba-Roja, in the Ebro river, among them). He is working for CIMNE since 2009, where he is the current Director of CIMNE-Madrid. He has fulfilled the Master on Numerical Methods in Engineering, obtaining the maximum qualification in his Master’s Thesis.
He obtained his PhD at the UPC in 2017, qualified as Excellent Cum Laude. It focused on the application of machine learning techniques to dam monitoring data analysis. In this field, he was winner of an International Challenge organized by Verbund, the greatest hydroelectrical company in Austria.
He has been involved in several research projects in the fields of hydraulics, dam engineering and dam safety. He is author or co-author of 15 papers in scientific journals, and around 30 contributions in conference proceedings.
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