Dr. Victor Miguel Ponce
is an expert in the field of water engineering,
hydraulic, hydrologic, and water resources engineering,
with 53 years (1968-2021) of experience in engineering
education, research, consulting, and service.
of expertise are: computational hydraulics and hydrology, surface-water
hydrology, environmental hydrology, groundwater hydrology, ecohydrology, hydroclimatology, and sedimentation engineering.
Specific areas of current interest are:
online engineering, sustainability of groundwater resources, flood hydrology,
open-channel hydraulics, ecohydroclimatology,
salinity management, and
hydrologic and environmental impact of water development projects.
has 52 years of experience as a university professor,
including 42 years in California.
He is the author of more than
2300 professional growth items, including 6
books (Engineering Hydrology, Principles and Practices, Prentice Hall, 1989),
(Engineering Hydrology, Principles and Practices, online 2014),
(Fundamentals of Open-channel Hydraulics, online 2014),
(Fundamentos de la Hidráulica de Canales, online 2015),
(Fundamentos de la Hidráulica de Canais, online 2020),
Fortran textbook, online 2014);
52 refereed journal papers,
96 proceedings papers,
344 technical reports and other publications,
63 research grants,
19 honors and awards,
386 online computer programs,
260 legacy tales,
233 invited lectures, and
900 online videos.
Dr. Ponce is an active lecturer, researcher
and consultant in his field,
and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.