Felipe Bretón

Felipe Bretón

Born October 1, 1986 in Los Ángeles, Chile

Civil Engineer, MSc.

Soil & Water Research Infrastructure

  • Biology Centre CAS
  • Na Sádkách 7, 370 05 České Budějovice
  • Czech Republic

I am PhD student at the Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice; with the supervision of Dr. Jakub Borovec. I am interested in the role of water movement on nutrient fluxes between water and sediments in reservoirs.

Education

  • since 2016 PhD student in Ecosystem Biology University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 2012 MSc in Civil Engineering University of Concepción in Concepción, Chile
  • 2011 Professional degree in Civil Engineering University of Concepción in Concepción, Chile
  • 2015 – 2016 Ayala, Cabrera y Asoc. Ingenieros Consultores Ltda. as Hydraulic Engineer of Projects and Studies. Santiago, Chile.
  • 2012 – 2015 Hydraulic Structures Service, Biobío Region. Ministry of Public Works, The state of Chile, as Chief of the Irrigation Unit, Public Works Inspector, and Provincial Office Head. Chillán, Chile.
  • 2011 – 2012 Instituto de Investigaciones Tecnológicas of University of Concepcion, as Project Engineer. Concepción, Chile.
  • 2013 – 2016 Part-time professor at Agricultural Engineering Faculty, University of Concepcion. Courses: ‘General topics of hydraulic structures design for irrigation systems’, ‘Hydraulics’, and ‘HEC-RAS modelling’.
  • 2008 – 2011 Teacher assistant at Civil Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, University of Concepcion. Courses: ‘Introduction to Environmental Sciences’, ‘Fluid Mechanics’, and ‘Applied Mechanics’.

Research Interests

  • Reservoir hydrodynamics
  • Nutrient fluxes in the water-sediment interface
  • Physical limnology
  • Reservoir management

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01/06/2018

New laboratories for the research of soil and water interactions

On Friday 1st June 2018, new laboratories for the research of soil and water interactions were set up in the building of the Biology Centre CAS at...