Jorge Rosas

PhD Students

PhD Student, Environmental Sciences and Engineering



Jorge Rosas studied Engineering Physics at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) in Mexico, where he received his undergraduate degree. Jorge spent a year at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany during his undergraduate studies. He was also a visiting student at the University of Melbourne in Australia after finishing his undergraduate studies. He then received his master degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests

Jorge is interested in flood modelling in arid lands, water resources management, wastewater and drinking water treatment, and renewable energy systems.

Selected Publications


  • 2013: M.Sc. Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST
  • 2010: B.Sc. Engineering Physics, ITESM

Professional Profile

  • 2010: Intern, BMW AG, Munich, Germany.
  • 2008-2009: Physics Laboratory Instructor, ITESM


  • 2011: Provost Award at KAUST
  • 2009-2010: Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for studies in Germany

Research Interests Keywords

Hydrology Land surface modelling