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Email: luisd.aponte@upr.edu
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Education

Ph.D., Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Aug 2006.

ME, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, May 2004.

BSCE, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, May 2000.

Academic Experience
  • Professor, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, June 2016 – Present
  • Associate Professor, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, Jan 2012 – June 2016
  • Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, Aug 2006 – Jan 2012
Non-Academic Experience
  • Structural and Wind Engineer Consultant. Mayaguez, PR, Aug 2006 – Present.
  • Delon Hampton and Associates, Chartered. Civil and Bridge Engineer. Silver Spring, MD, Oct 2000 – Aug 2001.
Honors & Awards
  • Emergent Leader Award in Civil Engineering 2015 of Mayaguez Chapter, August 2016 at Universidad Inter Americana in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Publications
  • Aponte-Bermúdez, L., Villafañe-Rosa, F., Muñoz-Barreto, J. and Díaz, E., Glorimar Torres-Pagán, (2018). Huracán María: Sinopsis y Análisis Preliminar del Impacto en la Infraestructura de Puerto Rico, [online] (Año 32, Vol. 1), pp.27-30. Available at: http://www.ciapr.net/images/stories/Dimension/06dimA32v1_web.pdf [Accessed 21 Jun. 2018].
  • Aponte-Bermúdez, L., Villafañe-Rosa, F., Canals, M., Muñoz-Barreto, J. and Díaz, E. (2017). Impacto de la erosión costera a la infraestructura de Rincón. Dimensión, Revista del Colegio de Ingeniero y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, [online] (Año 31, Vol. 1), pp.23-29. Available at: http://www.ciapr.net/templates/CIAPR/Dimension/03dimA31v1.pdf [Accessed 16 Apr. 2018].
  • Hosannah, N., González, J., Rodriguez-Solis, R., Parsiani, H., Moshary, F., Aponte, L., … Bornstein, B. (2017). The Convection, Aerosol, and Synoptic-Effects in the Tropics (CAST) Experiment: Building an Understanding of Multiscale Impacts on Caribbean Weather via Field Campaigns. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98(8), 1593–1600. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0192.1
  • Aponte-Bermudez, L. D., Rodriguez-Romero, H. J., Morell, J. M., & Rodriguez, E. (2015). CariCOOS: Improving high-resolution numerical weather prediction for the northeast Caribbean region. Presented at OCEANS 2015 – MTS/IEEE Washington (pp. 1–10), Washington, D.C.: IEEE. https://doi.org/10.23919/OCEANS.2015.7404498
  • Perez, J. M., Aponte-Bermudez, L. D., Morell, J. M., & Rodriguez, E. (2015). CariCOOS: Real-time data validation of high-resolution wind forecast. Presented at OCEANS 2015 – MTS/IEEE Washington (pp. 1–7), Washington, D.C.: IEEE. https://doi.org/10.23919/OCEANS.2015.7404368