São Paulo Advanced School on Integrated Water Resources Management (SPASIWRM)

FAPESP has approved the project submitted by IIEGA that consist in an intensive course of fifteen days ( from September 01, 2017 to September 15, 2017) in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil. The advanced school will be developed with the participation of five scientists from USA, Poland, Venezuela, Colombia, México-UNESCO and six Brazilian scientists, all top specialists on Limnology, Ecology, Water Resources Management. The advanced school will support the participation of 40 MSc or PhD students from Brazil and 40 MSc or PhD students from other countries. A limited number of places will be offered to Post- Doctoral students. The lectures will be  in English, therefore it is essential that  the participants fully understand this language. The selected participants will receive round tickets to São Paulo, local expenses ( hotel and meals) will be supported by the program. Inscriptions from candidates will be received, until 31th of May 2017 and results of selection will be released until 10th  of July. Candidates will fill a form with basic information on the Post-graduate Course, title of Project, Curriculum Vitae and Summary of the Research Projects ( two pages) and send it by e-mail: [email protected].


José Galizia Tundisi    
– Retired Full Professor of the University of São Paulo, School of Engineering at São Carlos;
– Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences,

Silvio Crestana    
– Permanent position as Research Scientist at Embrapa Agricultural Instrumentation Research Center;
– Member of Superior Council for Agribusiness – São Paulo State Industry Federation-FIESP;

Virginia Ciminelli    
– Professor – Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
– Director of National Institute of Science and Technology on Minerals Resources, Water and Biodiversity: INCT-Acqua – UFMG

Ricardo Hirata    
– DSc, MSc, PGeo – Vice-Director CEPAS|USP :
– Groundwater Research Center – Institute of Geosciences
– University of Sao Paulo

Odete Rocha    
– Full Professor at the Federal University of São Carlos, Center of Biological Sciences and Health, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ivanildo Hespanhol    
– Director International Reference Center on Water Reuse

Walter Rast    
– Professor Emeritus, Fellow and Director of Watershed Studies,
– The Meadows Center of Water and the Environment Texas State University – USA

Ernesto González    
– Universidad Central de Venezuela – Instituto de Biología Experimental

Maciej Zalewski    
– Director of EUROPEAN REGIONAL CENTRE FOR ECOHYDROLOGY under the auspices of UNESCO – International Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences and DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED ECOLOGY – University of Lodz

Gabriel Roldán    
– Director of Publications, Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences, Professor Univ. of Antioquia.

Blanca Elena Jiménez Cisneros    
– Director, Division of Water Sciences, SC/HYD
– Secretary, International Hydrological Programme
– Natural Sciences Sector – UNESCO