Sandoval Solis, Samuel

samuel-sandoval-solis.jpgSamuel Sandoval

Samuel Sandoval is an Assistant Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist. His expertise focuses in water resources planning and management. During decision making process, Samuel is the person between scientist, engineers, environmentalist, system operators and decision makers; he integrates ideas into policies and quantify benefits and drawbacks. Samuel shares his expertise and passion for quantitative water planning to students through his course of Water, Science and Management (ESM-121) where he demonstrates to student tools and methods to design sustainable water resources systems.


Ph.D. Environmental and Water Resources - The University of Texas at Austin
M.S. Hydraulics - Instituto Politecnico Nacional
B.S. Civil Engineering - Instituto Politecnico Nacional

Research Interests

Designing sustainable water resource systems through: shared vision water planning, collaborative modeling, decision support systems; environmental restoration and conservation policies; hydrologic, simulation and optimization models; risk analysis; climate change and adaptive water management strategies; hydropower; conflict resolution; geographic information systems; and transboundary basins.


Office: 135 Veihmeyer Hall

Phone: (530) 754-9646 Fax:


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