AIC Associate Director
Josué Medellín-Azuara is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Merced, and an affiliate of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences of UC Davis. His research includes development of large-scale hydro-economic models for water supply, economics of agricultural, environmental and urban water uses, adaptation to climate change, integrated water management, and consumptive water use. Josué expertise also includes economic impact studies with emphasis on the agriculture-related sector. He has experience working for industry and as consultant for government agencies, NGOs, industry and academia including the Natural Heritage Institute, the Stockholm Environment Institute, The World Bank, the Catholic University of Chile and the University of Rio Grande do Sul. Josué has served as an official for the California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum since 2013. Josué has degrees in engineering, business and economics, and he obtained his Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis.