Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe (born 1942) is a Venezuelan-American hydrologist. He currently serves as the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University.
Rodriguez-Iturbe was born in Venezuela and has taught at many universities including University of Zulia, MIT, Texas A&M, University of Iowa (in Iowa city) and taught for 20 years at the Simon Bolivar University.
He believes in evolutionary theory and global warming. He rejects intelligent design on a purely scientific basis.
- 1998 - Awarded the Robert E. Horton Medal
- 2002 - Awarded the Stockholm Water Prize for his role in developing the science of hydrology
- 2009 - Awarded the William Bowie Medal.
- 2010 - Elected as Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.
- Curriculum vitae at Princeton University
- Research interests
- Pope taps Princeton water expert, believer in global warming for science academy by John Allen, January 10, 2008
- Ignacio Rodriguez
- “Hay que prever nuevos sistemas de almacenaje, porque seguirá la sequía”. Interview for La Gaceta de los Negocios (Spanish)
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