SDSU Faculty Profile - Dr. Victor Miguel Ponce - Short biosketch


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Dr. Victor Miguel Ponce  is an expert in the field of water engineering, including hydraulic, hydrologic, and water resources engineering, with 53 years (1968-2021) of experience in engineering education, research, consulting, and service.

His areas 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.

Dr. Ponce 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.

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