Raúl Medina

Raúl Medina


    Raul Medina is the Vice-president of the Environmental Hydraulics Institute Foundation; Director of the Ocean & Coastal Research Group (1996-2007) and Full Professor of coastal engineering at the Universidad de Cantabria (1993); Doctor in Civil Engineering (Universidad de Cantabria). His research focuses on Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Planning, coastal numerical modelling, beach morphodynamics, inlet dynamics, wave hydrodynamics and wave-structure interaction. He has published 14 book chapters, more than 120 papers in scientific journals and more than 200 conference proceedings on these subjects. He has been the main researcher in projects funded by Spanish CICYT, European Union as well as by several Spanish public administrations (State Ports Authority, Directorate General for Coasts, etc.). He is also Scientific Advisor of the Inter-American Development Bank, Reviewer of European Union INCO, MAST Projects and ANEP Projects, Reviewer of several national and international scientific journals, Member of the Scientific and Doctorate Commission of the University of Cantabria.




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