Iñigo J. Losada#

Iñigo J. Losada
Membership Number:5279
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Present and Previous Positions

  • 1999 - present Full Professor School of Civil Engineering. University of Cantabria.
  • 2012 - present Research Director. Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria”. University of Cantabria
  • 2008 - present Co-director and Co-founder Cantabria-Cornell Engineering Exchange Program. University of Cantabria-Cornell University
  • 2007 - present Scientific Director and co-founder Cantabria Coastal and Ocean Basin- Large-Scale Experimental Facility
  • 2014 - 2019 Coordinating Lead Author and Lead Author. (IPCC) United Nations-World Meteorological Organization
  • 2009 - 2016 Member, Board of Directors IDERMAR (R&D in Marine Renewables) (http://www.idermar.com)
  • 2007 - 2012 Founding Director Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria”. University of Cantabria
  • 2004 (4 months). Visiting Professor School of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Cornell University
  • 1992 - 1999 Associate Professor School of Civil Engineering. University of Cantabria
  • 1989 - 1992 Research Assistant. Center for Applied Coastal Research. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. University of Delaware (USA)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Climate change risk and adaptation in coastal areas
  • Coastal protection including green and grey solutions
  • Modelling of wave interaction with natural and man-made coastal features
  • Coastal processes (observations and modelling: waves, sea level and currents)
  • Ocean renewable energy (wind and waves)

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Blue Industry Award. Cantabria Maritime Cluster
  • 2019 Board of Directors Royal Academy of Engineering, Spain
  • 2018 Elected Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Spain
  • 2018 King Jaime I Award on "Environmental Protection". (Election committee includes 15 Nobel Awards)
  • 2017 Navy Medal of Merit, Spanish Ministry of Defense
  • 2017 John G. Moffat-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award (American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE)
  • 2016 “Enrico Marchi” Distinguished Lecture. (Italian Scientific Society for Hydraulics, Hydrology and Coastal Engineering)
  • 2014 Professional Medal of Merit. Spanish Professional Society of Civil Engineers
  • 2014 Elected Member. Coastal Engineering Research Council (ASCE)
  • 2011 International Award “Augusto Gonzalez Linares” (Government of Cantabria)
  • 2011 Andrew Heiskell Honorable Mention. Institute of International Education (New York)
  • 2009 University of Cantabria Board of Trustees Research Award
  • 2005 Best Ph.D. Program in Applied Science in Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Iberoamerican Association of Graduate Studies (AUIP). Program Founding Director
  • 1999 National Environment Award. Spanish Ministry of the Environment
  • 1997 Modesto Vigueras Award (PIANC-Spain)

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