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 is a member of the US National Committee for the International Institute for Applied System Analysis since 2004. In 2008, he received a special recognition from the World Cultural Council.
He graduated from University of Zulia as Civil Engineer and did graduates studies at Caltech and earned his PhD at Colorado State University in 1967.