Rodolfo Silva Casarin
Head of Coastal and Oceanographic Group
Instituto de Ingeniería – UNAM
Rodolfo Silva has the titles of Ph.D. Coastal and Port Engineering; M.Sc. Oceanographic Engineering; M.Sc. Business Administration, and; B.Sc. Civil Engineering. Since 1995 he has been the head of the coastal and oceanographic group at UNAM.
He has several honours and awards such as the National Prize of Hydraulics “Enzo Levi” in the field of Research and Teaching, 2006; National University Honour for Young Scientist in the field of Technological Innovation and Industrial Design, 2005, and the National Prize: Best Mexican Student 1990.
He has supervised 28 BSc, 46 MSc and 16 PhD theses. He has more than 100 engineering technical reports produced for local governments, ministries and companies in Mexico and abroad. He has more than 400 refereed scientific papers as author or co-author.