Mr. Miguel Ángel Losada Rodríguez

Medalla nº XLIII (29/10/2000-29/09/2016)

PhD. Civil Engineering. Polytechnic University of Madrid, 1976.

Civil Engineer. Polytechnic University of Madrid, 1970.

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT 

  • Director of the Interuniversity Research Institute of the Earth System in Andalusia. Andalusian Autonomous Government - University of Granada.
  • University Professor of Hydraulic Engineering, University of Granada.
  • Director of the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Group: TEP 209.1998
  • Coordinator of the Official Interuniversity Masters Degree in Environmental Hydraulics, with Quality Award
  • Coordinator of Official Interuniversity Postgraduate Program Biogeochemical Fluid Dynamics and their Applications, with Excellence Mention.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Spanish Delegate at Annual General Assembly. 2012 PIANC, 2012-
  • Member of the Participation Committee on Coastal Management. Andalusian Autonomous Government. 2011-
  • 2011International Coastal Engineering Award. ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • 2011 University of Granada Award to the Popular Science, awarded to the TVE series “Las Riberas del Mar Océano, The Ocean and Sea Shores of Spain”
  • Professional Career Prize at the X Coasts and Ports Conferences 2009. Santander
  • Andalusian Research Prize Antonio de Ulloa of 2008.
  • Script-writer and scientific consultant for the TVE series “Las Riberas del Mar Océano” (The Ocean and Sea Shores of Spain). 2008
  • Editor of the Recommendations for Port Works ROM 0.0 (2002) and 1.0. (2009). Ports Authority.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Coastal Engineering Research Council. ASCE. 2006-
  • Member of  Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain. 2000
  • Member of the “Editorial Board”. Coastal Engineering. 1997

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

123 articles, with the most recent:

  • Solari S. and Losada MA. (2012) Unified distribution model for met-ocean variables: Application to series of significant wave height. Coastal Engineering. Vol. 68, pp. 67-77.
  • Longo S. and Losada MA. (2012) Turbulent structure of air flow over wind induced gravity waves. Exp Fluids.  Doi 10.1007/s00348-012-1294-4.
  • López-Ruíz A, Ortega-Sánchez M, Baquerizo A and Losada M.A. (2012) Short and medium-term evolution of shoreline undulations on curvilinear coasts. Geomorphology 159-160, 189-200.
  • Sorari S. and Losada M.A. (2012) A unified statistical model for hydrological variables including the selection of threshold for the POT  method. Water Resources Research Vol. 48, W10541, 15 PP., DOI: 10.1029/2011WR011475.
  • Díez-Minguito, M.,  Baquerizo, A., Ortega-Sánchez, M., Navarro G. and Losada M.A. (2012) Tide transformation in the Guadalquivir estuary (SW Spain) and process-based zonation. Journal of Geophysical Research., doi:10.1029/2011JC007344, VOL. 117, C03019, 14 pp.
  • Díez-Minguito, M., Contreras, E.,  Polo, M.J.  and Losada M.A. (2012) Spatio-temporal distribution, cross-sectional fluxes, and post-riverflood recovery of salinity in the Guadalquivir estuary (SW Spain). Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research
  • Solari, S., Losada, M.A. (2011) Non-stationary wave height climate modelling and simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol.116, C09032http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007101, 18pp
  • Félix, A., Baquerizo, A. Santiago J. M., and Losada, M. A. (2011) Coastal zone management with stochastic multi-criteria analysis. Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 112, pp. 252-266, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.05.033
  • Solari, S., M.A. Losada (2012). Unified distribution models for met-ocean variables: Application to series of significant wave height. Coastal Engineering Vol. 68, pp. 67-77
  • Longo, S., M.A. Losada, (2012). Turbulent structure of air flow over wind induced gravity waves. Exp Fluids. Doi 10.1007/s00348-012-1294-4.
  • López-Ruíz A, Ortega-Sánchez M, Baquerizo A & Losada MA. (2012). Shoreline sand waves on curvilinear coasts. Geomorphology 159-160, 189-200.
  • Díez-Minguito, M.,  Baquerizo, A., Ortega-Sánchez, M., Navarro G. and Losada M.A.(2012)  Tide transformation in the Guadalquivir estuary (SW Spain) and process-based zonation. Journal of Geophysical Research., doi:10.1029/2011JC007344, VOL. 117, C03019, 14pp, 2012
  • Solari, S., Losada, M.A. Non-stationary wave height climate modelling and simulation (2011) Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol.116, C09032http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007101
  • Navarro, Gabriel, Gutiérrez F.J., Díez-Minguito M., Losada, M.A., Ruiz,J.  (2011) Temporal and spatial variability in the Guadalquivir estuary: a challenge for real-time telemetry. Ocean Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s10236-011-0379-6 
  • Losada, M.A., Baquerizo, A., Ortega-Sánchez, M., Ávila, A. (2011) Coastal evolution, sea level and assessment of intrinsic uncertainty. Journal of Coastal Research. Special Issue No. 59, pp. 218-228
  • Garnier, R., Ortega-Sánchez, M., Losada, M.A., Falqués, A., Dodd, N. (2010) Beach cusps and inner surf zone processes: growth or destruction? A case study of Trafalgar Beach (Cádiz, Spain). Scientia Marine. ISNN: 0214-8358. Vol.74 Nº3, pp. 539-553 Doi: 10.3989/scimar.2010.74n3539
  • Moreno, I., Ávila, A., Losada, M.A. (2010) Morphodynamics of intermittent coastal lagoons in southern Spain: Zahara de los Atunes. Geomorphology. Vol. 121, Issues-3-4, pp. 305-316
  • Bramato, S. Ortega-Sánchez, M., Mans, C. y Losada M.A. (2010) Natural recovery of a mixed sand and gravel beach after a sequence of a short duration storm and moderate sea states. Journal of Coastal Research DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-10-00019.1
  • Mans, C., Bramato, S., Baquerizo, A. y Losada, M. A (2010) Surface seiche formation on a shallow reservoir in complex terrain. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 37-5. Doi 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000328 
  • Silva, R., Baquerizo, A., M.A. Losada, E. Mendoza, (2010). Hydrodynamics of a headland-bay beach- Nearshore current circulation. Coastl Engineering, Vo. 57-2, pp. 160-175.
  • González, M., Medina, R. Losada, M.A. (2010). On the design the beach nourishment projects using static equilibrium concept. Application to the Spanis coast. Coastal Engineering, Vol. 57-2, pp. 227-240. 

 

  • Patent: “Sloping dike with geometry that provides maximum stability”, patent nº 200403058(2288336)

 

  • Software:

WiM-Med (Watershed Integrated Management in MEDiterranean environments) Authors: Aguilar, C., Díaz, A., Herrero, J., Losada, M.A., Millares, A., Moñino, A., Nieto, S., Polo, M.J. 200999901137225. (2010).

GuadalFORTRAN (No stationary calculation in basins 1D model) Authors: Ávila, A., Losada, M.A., Polo, M.J. 200999901137317. (2010).

METEOMAP (Interpolation of meteorological variables). Authors: Aguilar, C., Herrero, J., Losada, M.A., Nieto, S., Polo, M.J. 200999901137059. (2010).

HidroDEM (Calculation of hydraulic characteristics in a basin). Autores: Aguilar, C., Herrero, J., Losada, M.A., Millares, A., Polo, M.J. Nº de registro: 200999901137105. (2010).

•     38 theses directed

•     62 projects directed

•     38 book publications and book chapters

•     107 Contracts with different national and international companies