PhD Candidate in Understanding and Managing Extremes.
Graduated as a Civil Engineer in 2012 from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and obtained the master’s degree in Earthquake Engineering at IUSS Pavia in 2016. His master’s thesis was on “Simple Mechanics Based Seismic Assessment of Fire Sprinkler Systems”. Jose has worked as an assistant professor at Ecuadorian Universities such as UTI, UDLA, PUCE, and ESPE. Additionally, has lead design, assessment and retrofit projects as an independent consultant engineer. Present research interests are related to Performance Earthquake Engineering and Seismic Risk Reduction.