PROFESSORS OF THE MASTER’S PROGRAM

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IGNACIO DE LOS RÍOS CARMENADO (COORDINATOR)

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Dep. Ingenieria Agroforestal
ignacio.delosrios@upm.es

Doctor Agronomist Engineer, specialty of Project Management (1996). Full Professor at the UPM University, School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). The three decades of his research, recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science. He has been an external consultant to the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) and the European Commission (Evaluation Unit of DG Agriculture). Director of GESPLAN Research Group (Planning of Projects for Rural Development and Sustainable Development). Quality Director of O.C.D.P (Project Management Certifying Agency) of the Spanish Association of Project Magagement Engineering. Since 2009 he worked as Assessor International Project Management Association, the Association of Project Management. In June 2002 he was appointed as Director of the Innovation Unit for Sustainable Rural Development (National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research, Ministry of Education and Science and a Madrilenian Institute of Agricultural and Food Research). He has participated in more than 45 research projects for development and 62 viability projects, cooperating with governments, universities and companies in the framework of regional planning and rural/local development, both within the European Union, as well as in other countries (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay).

He is author of several publications: 48 books and book chapters, and 35 articles in scientific journals. He has participated in 101 International Congresses; highlight the continued and active participation, since 1995, in the International Congress on Project Engineering and Management. Director of 21 PhD. National Price for his PhD Doctoral Thesis, 1998 (Official School of Agricultural Engineering) and his research activity has been awarded three international awards. He won the Educational Innovation Award for his contributions to the innovative education in the UPM. He has been Team Leader (main researcher) of 122 research projects and 19 transfers of knowledge and technology (1 patent and two registers of software).

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ADOLFO CAZORLA MONTERO

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Dep. Ingeniería Agroforestal
adolfo.cazorla@upm.es

Doctor Agronomist in his specialty of Economics (1984). Full Professor at UPM University, School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). The four decades of his research are recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science. He has been certified as a Senior Project Manager, Level B (2007) by the International Project Management Association (IPMA). His expertise lies in the management of development plans and programs in the public sphere.

From April 2004 to June 2007, he was General Secretary of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He has also been Director General of the National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research and Technology - INIA (2000 - 2004). In addition, he held the position of General Director of Agriculture and Food from 1996 to 1999. During this time, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Economy and Employment of the Community of Madrid, a position he held until June 2000.

He has directed more than 45 studies and international works (USA, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru) and projects with different Spanish autonomous governments. He supervised 14 doctoral theses (4 of them awarded), is the author of 24 books, 26 scientific articles and 20 publications on Planning and Rural Development. He has received the National Award for Agricultural, Fish and Food Publications, technical modality, in its XXIV edition.

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JOSÉ EUGENIO MARTÍNEZ FALERO

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y ambiental
eugenio.mfalero@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1982). University professor in Economy and Forest Management at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). He can look back on three decades of research. He is an expert in the analysis, simulation and treatment of environmental information as well as decision-making processes in management of natural systems.

He currently combines his teaching activities with other tasks related to higher education: presidency of the Agency of Quality and Prospecting (ACAP) of the Community of Madrid (2007), president of the accreditation body of the universities of Madrid (ACAP) (2008-2013) as well as the position of general director (vice president since January 2014) of the foundation “conocimiento_Madri+d”, a private foundation dedicated to advances in scientific research and the transfer of technology and knowledge to society.

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JOSÉ ANTONIO MANZANERA DE LA VEGA

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
joseantonio.manzanera@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1988). University Professor of Plant Physiology at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). He can look back on four decades of research. He has been responsible for the UPM Research Group "Technologies and Methods for Sustainable Management" and is an Evaluating Expert of the Forestry / Agroforestry panel of the "Confirming the International Role of Community Research, Research for Development" Program (INCO-DEV) of the European Commission. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and as well as a Research Advisors of the American Biographical Institute.

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ANTONIO DAMIÁN GARCÍA ABRIL

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
antonio.garcia.abril@uppm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1984). Since 1991 University professor at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). He achieved two decades of investigation and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Research Group on Technologies and Methods for Sustainable Management (Silvanet).
He has worked as an expert for the European Commission as well as a free consultant. He has been a principal researcher of 9 competitive projects in Spain and has participated in 14. He has also worked on numerous other projects for public administrations and companies. He has written more than 60 publications, 25 of them international.
His lines of research have been landscape, land-use planning, conservation of biodiversity, environmental impact, management close to nature and remote sensing applied to the characterization of the structure and forest management. He has been one of the promoters of forest management close to nature in Spain and is the first President of the forestry association Pro Silva in Spain.
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LUIS GONZAGA GARCÍA MONTERO

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
luisgonzaga.garcia@upm.es

Undergraduate Degree in Biology (1990), Doctor in Plant Biology (2000). University professor at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). In his two decades of research, he has carried out numerous studies and projects on the production and ecology of truffles and mycorrhizal fungi of forestry interest; developed models of sustainable territorial planning in Spain and Latin America based on GIS and remote sensing; and conducted studies on CO2 fixation in the soil and climate change.

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Mª ÁNGELES GRANDE ORTÍZ

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. de Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental


Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1996). University professor of Physics and Applied Mechanics at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). In the two decades of his research, his work focused on sustainable forest management, forest management close to nature, management of urban trees, environmental planning, strategic planning, landscape ecology and environmental modeling.

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JOSÉ MARÍA DÍAZ PUENTE

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Dep. Ingeniería Agroforestal
jm.diazpuente@upm.es


Doctor Agronomist Engineer (2003). University professor at the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). Within the two decades of his investigation, he gained expertise in participatory methodologies for the planning, evaluation and management of policies and programs, especially in relation to socio-economic, regional and rural development. He is a member of the Spanish Association of Evaluation (SEE), the Spanish Association of Project Engineering (AEIPRO), the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and the European Evaluation Society (EES).

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SUSANA MARTÍN FERNÁNDEZ

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
susana.martin@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1998). University professor at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). Her work is based on two decades of investigation. She is an expert in forest and environmental information treatment techniques, development of multi-criteria decision-making systems applied to sustainable forest management, forest fires, application of optimization techniques to minimize losses and development of management techniques.
She has written 20 articles in magazines, 6 books, 16 chapters of books and 26 papers in congresses.
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SIGFREDO FRANCISCO ORTUÑO PÉREZ

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. de Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
sigfredo.ortuno@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (1994). University professor at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). During his two decades of research, his activity focused on environmental economics, forestry economics and rural development.

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ROSARIO TEJERA GIMENO

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. de Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
rosario.tejera@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (2001). University professor of Densimetry and Ordination at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). She can look back on a decade of research. She has been a project technician for four years and the director of Natural Environment Engineering projects in the Tragsa group of companies for eight years. She is an expert in research in sustainable forest management, sustainable development, conservation of biodiversity and management of protected natural areas.

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ANGEL JULIÁN MARTÍN FERNÁNDEZ

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
a.martinf@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering. University professor of Applied Mathematics at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). His main lines of research are within applied mathematics of natural resources, as well as data collection, analysis, modeling and statistical-mathematical optimization of natural phenomena and forest management.

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CRISTINA PASCUAL CASTAÑO

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestales y Medio Natural
Dep. de Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
c.pascual@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry Engineering (2006). Contracted Professor and Doctorate at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM). In her two decades of investigation her research focused on forest structure, remote sensing, territorial planning, GIS and LiDAR. She has written 13 articles in magazines and a book, as well as 24 presentations at conferences.

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CARLOS CALDERÓN GUERRERO

E.T.S.I. Montes, Forestal y Medio Natural.
Dep. Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
carlos.calderon@upm.es

Doctor of Forestry and postgraduate in Defense of the Natural Environment (2014). Contracted Professor and Doctorate at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM) as well as Academic Coordinator of the Master’s in Management of Ecological and Sustainable Tourism since September 2018.

In the Master's degree, he coordinates and teaches the subjects of "Nature Observation Tourism", "Cultural Heritage" and "Ecotourism Products" as well as the work placement.

In addition, he is dedicated to research and education in forestry and the environment, biological supervision, environmental pollution and effects on the natural / urban environment managing urban green areas (Arboriculture, Phytopathology, Urban Forestry and Forestry and afforestation).

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JOSÉ LUIS YAGÜE BLANCO (SECRETARIO)

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Dep. de Ingeniería Agroforestal
joseluis.yague@upm.es

Doctor Agronomist Engineer (2007). Assistant professor at the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). He is an expert in rural development and evaluation of policies and programs. He is the author of 6 books and has presented 9 communications in International Congresses. He is the Professor of the International AgrisMundus Master’s as well as the Coordinator of Module I “Planning, Management and Evaluation of Rural Development”. Deputy Coordinator of the International Master's Degree in Rural-Local Development during the academic year 2005-2007. Since 2001, he has supervised the subjects of Projects in Integrated Rural Development, as well as Master's dissertations.

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PABLO VIDUEIRA MERA

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Dep. Ingeniería Agroforestal
pablo.vidueira@upm.es

Doctor Agronomist Engineer (2016). Doctor in Project Planning for Rural Development and Sustainable Management at the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). Title of the dissertation: "The evaluation of impacts for the improvement of rural development programs. Application of the systems approach in communities of corn producers in Puebla (Mexico) ". Member of the research Group of Project Planning for Rural Development and Sustainable Management (GESPLAN) and the department of Projects and Rural Planning since September 2009 (now as a post-doctoral researcher). Participation in numerous professional, research and training projects related to the evaluation of public policies, programs and projects; to rural development planning; and to the promotion of research.

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CONTACT: FÉLIX MUÑOZ ÚBEDA

E.T.S.I. Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biositemas (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
Department: Ingeniería Agroforestal
Email: mdrgs.etsiaab@upm.es
Telef.: +34 910 670 980

Technical secretary of the Master’s at Secretary at the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering (ETSIAAB, UPM). During the second term in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Engineering and Management on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the School of Forest Engineering and Natural Resources (ETSIMFMN, UPM).

TECHNICAL SECRETARY

The program has a technical secretariat responsible for supporting the Academic and Quality Commission. The secretary Will be in permanent contact with the students and teachers of each subject, to be able to respond to operational need that arise throughout the academic year. Its specific functions are:

  • MANAGE ADMISSION REQUESTS THAT MUST BE CARRIED OUT ONLINE.
  • HELP MANAGING THE REGISTRATIONS OF ADMITTED STUDENTS.
  • COORDINATION OF THE ACADEMIC CALENDAR OF THE DIFFERENT COURSES.
  • MAINTENANCE AND UPDATING OF THE ONLINE PLATFORM.
  • UPDATE OF TEACHING MATERIALS.
  • ORGANIZATION OF CLASSES.
  • CONTACT WITH STUDENTS AND COMMUNICATION OF NEWS RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEACHING.
  • SUPPORT THE STUDENTS IN THE REALIZATION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.
  • RESOLUTION OF DOUBTS AND ATTENTION OF COMPLAINTS.

Where we are

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería
Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas

Campus Ciudad Universitaria
Avenida Puerta de Hierro, 2 - 4
28040 Madrid, Spain

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Schools and Department

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería  de Montes, Forestal y del Medio Natural
Grupo de Investigación Gesplan
Grupo de Investigación Silvanet
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Collaborating institutions

IPMA International Project Management Association
Asociación Española de Dirección e Ingeniería de Proyectos
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura
Università degli Studi di Catania
University College Cork
Sup Agro Montpellier
Wageningen University and Research
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