IAHR, founded in 1935, is a worldwide independent member-based organisation of engineers and water specialists working in fields related to the hydro-environmental sciences and their practical application. Activities range from river and maritime hydraulics to water resources development and eco-hydraulics, through to ice engineering, hydroinformatics, and hydraulic machinery.
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IAHR Council
Full NamePositionOrganisationCountry
Dr. Peter GoodwinPresidentUniversity of Maryland Center for Environmental ScienceUnited States of America
Prof. James E. BallVice PresidentUniversity of Technology SydneyAustralia
Prof. Arturo Marcano G.Vice PresidentUniversidad Catolica Andres BelloVenezuela
Prof. Dr. Silke WieprechtVice PresidentInstitute for Modeling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, University StuttgartGermany
Dr. Ramón Gutiérrez SerretSecretary GeneralCentro de Estudios de Puertos y Costas del CEDEXSpain
Prof. Jing PengSecretary GeneralChina Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower ResearchChina
Prof. Dr. Corrado GisonniDivision ChairSecond University of Naples (Italy)Italy
Prof. David M. StephensonDivision ChairUniversity BotswanaSouth Africa
Mr. José N. de Piérola C.Division ChairSouthern Peru Copper CorpPeru
Prof. Dr. Hyoseop WooDivision ChairGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyKorea, Republic of
Robert EttemaMemberColorado State UniversityUnited States of America
Prof. Vladimir NikoraMemberUniversity of AberdeenUnited Kingdom
Dr. Rafael Murillo MuñozMemberUniversidad de Costa RicaCosta Rica
Dr. Ioana PopescuMemberUNESCO-IHE Institute for Water EducationNetherlands
Prof. Stefano PagliaraMemberUniversity of PisaItaly
Prof. Pengzhi LinMemberSichuan UniversityChina
Prof. Subhasish DeyMemberIndian Institute of TechnologyIndia
Prof. Vladan BabovicMemberNational University SingaporeSingapore
Prof. Dr. Hajime NakagawaCo-optedDisaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto UniversityJapan
Prof. Dr. Nor Azazi ZakariaCo-optedRiver Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC)Malaysia
Dr. Damien VioleauCo-optedElectricité De France, Division R&DFrance