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Independent experts nominated by country party

Jorge Sanchez-Sesma

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Atmospheric Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
52 73 19 39 01
Work experience
- Assistant researcher at Engineering Institute, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), 1974-1979_x000D_
- Assistant Professor at the Engineering School, UNAM, 1976-1978_x000D_
- Researcher at the Electrical Researcher Institute, Mexico, 1980-1982_x000D_
- Researcher at the Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA) 1988 to date_x000D_
- Lecturer at 11 Congresses on the subject "Wind energy distribution in the Republic of Mexico" V Congress of the Engineering National Academy, Morelia, Michoacan, 1979_x000D_
- Lecturer in 9 seminars on subjects related with wind studies
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), 1978_x000D_
M. Sc. in Engineering, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), 1980_x000D_
Ph. D. (Candidate) in Engineering, UNAM, 1997
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. J. Sanchez-Sesma et al. A Simple Modeling Procedure for Estimation of Maximum Cyclonic Wind Speeds. J. Struct Div. ASCE, vol.114, N°2 February 1988._x000D_
2. J. Aguirre and J. Sãnchez Sesma. Probability consideration for electrical power transmision lines structures wind design for México. Probability Methods Applied to Electrical Power Systems, June 1986, Springer-Verlag._x000D_
3. M. Resengaus and J. Sanchez-Sesma. Effects of Gilbert Hurrican in Yucatan Peninsula. Hydraulic Engineer in Mexico, November 1988.
Other activities
- Author of 35 research reports for UNAM, AID and IMTA projects._x000D_
- Author of the final report "Prediction and characteristics of droughts", 1989 and "Rainfall caluations using the remote sensories", 1991 for the Mexican Institute of Water Technology._x000D_
- Consultant for Federal District Department (Mexico City) for Construction Regulations. Chapter Design by the Wind._x000D_
- Consultant for the Manual "Design of Civil Works". Chapter 4, Seign by the wind. 1993, Federal Commission of Electricity.
- Scholarship from the Institute of engineering, 1974-1979_x000D_
- Scholarship from the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), 1979-1980_x000D_
- National Researcher Level 1 at the National Researchers System (CONACYT), 1991-1995
Organisation name
Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua
Organisation street address
Paseo Cuauhnahuac No. 8532_x000D_
Col. Progreso, Jiutepec, CP 62370
Organisation city
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