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dr Pablo Ortiz Amezcua

Pablo Ortiz Amezcua
 
Assistant Professor
Institute of Geophysics
Atmospheric Physics Department
ul. Pasteura 5, room: B4.38
+48 22 55 32 038
Pablo.Ortiz@fuw.edu.pl

Education

2019:    PHD IN PHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCES, branch of Atmospheric Physics

              Thesis: Atmospheric profiling based on aerosol and Doppler lidarUniversity of Granada, Spain

 

2015:    MASTER OF SCIENCE in Geophysics and Meteorology, branch of Meteorology

               Thesis: Monitoring of a long-range transported smoke event with combined lidar and sun photometer measurements. University of Granada, Spain

 

2014:    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Physics

              Thesis: Systematic analysis of optical profiles of atmospheric aerosols with multispectral remote sensing laserUniversity of Granada, Spain

Employment

February 2021:              ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 

                              Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland

 

Oct. 2020-Jan. 2021:    SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SPECIALIST 

                              Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland

 

Oct. 2019-Sept. 2020:  POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER

                              Department of Applied Physics, University of Granada, Spain

 

Oct. 2015-Oct. 2019:    PRE-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER

              Department of Applied Physics, University of Granada, Spain

Scholarships and scientific stays abroad

Oct. - Dec. 2018:              FINNISH METEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE (Helsinki, Finland)

                         Title: Measurements and data analysis with Doppler lidar.

 

Oct. - Dec. 2016:              INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM (Germany)

                                  Title: Application of an advance numerical software (using spheroidal models) to retrieve particle microphysical properties with lidar data.

 

Aug. - Oct. 2015:             INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM (Germany)

                                Title: Application of a numerical software to retrieve microphysical properties of spherical particles with lidar data.

 

Sept. 2013 - Aug. 2014:    UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG (Germany)

                        Degree of Physics, 4th year

 

Didactics

UNIVERSITY OF VALLADOLID (SPAIN)

Master's in Physics:

 

 

  •             Instrumentation and Measurement of atmospheric parameters: 2020-2021 (2h)

UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA (SPAIN)

Degree in Biology:

  •            Physics of the Biological Processes: 2019-2020 (20 h).

Degree in Environmental Sciences:

  •             Energy Management and Renewables: 2016-2017 (40 h), 2018-2019 (40 h).
  •             Physics: 2017-2018 (60 h), 2019-2020 (40 h).

Degree in Physics:

  •             Mechanics and Waves: 2018-2019 (20 h).

UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM (GERMANY)

Seminar: Inverse Problems and Applications: Winter Semester 2016 (3h)

 

Promoter of bachelor's and master's theses

2020: A. Martínez Herrera (M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics, University Carlos III, Madrid)

Title: Statistical characterization of wind speed and wind direction in Granada using Doppler lidar measurements.

 

2020: Cristina García Ayala (M.Sc. in Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Granada)

Title: Improvement in the wind field retrieval in the low atmosphere with Doppler lidar.

 

Participation in experiments

May 2019: EARLINET-COVID19

P.I.: Doina Nicolae, National Institute of Optoelectronics, Romania.

Experimental site: Granada (Spain) lidar station, in coordination with all EARLINET stations

 

Feb. - March 2019:    ABUNDANCEo (Rural Boundary Layer in Managed Ecosystems – Olive Orchard)

P.I.: Penélope Serrano Ortiz and Juan Luis Guerrero Rascado, University of Granada.

Experimental site: Olive orchard in Úbeda (Jaén, Spain)

 

May - Sept. 2018:    POLIMOS-2018 (Polish Radar and Lidar Mobile Observation System)

P.I.: Iwona S. Stachlewska, University of Warsaw.

Experimental site: Peatland in Rzecin (Poland).

 

Sept. 2017: APEL (Assessment of atmospheric optical Properties during biomass burning Events and Long-range transport of deser dust)

P.I.: Doina Nicolae, National Institute of Optoelectronics, Romania.

Experimental sites: Granada (Spain) lidar station, in coordination with 3 more stations.

 

May - Aug. 2017: SLOPE II (Sierra Nevada Lidar Aerosol Profiling Experiment)

P.I.: Lucas Alados Arboledas, University of Granada.

Experimental sites: Granada (urban site) and Sierra Nevada Station (high-mountain site), Spain

 

May 2017: LRMC-2017 (Lidar&Radiometer Measurement Campaign)

P.I.: Anatoli Chaikovsky, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Experimental sites: Granada (Spain) lidar station, in coordination with 25 more stations.

 

May - Aug. 2016: SLOPE I (Sierra Nevada Lidar Aerosol Profiling Experiment)

P.I.: Lucas Alados Arboledas, University of Granada.

Experimental sites: Granada (urban site) and Sierra Nevada Station (high-mountain site), Spain

 

April 2016: AMAPOLA (Atmospheric Monitoring of Aerosol Particle Fluxes in Olive Orchard)

P.I.: Lucas Alados Arboledas, University of Granada.

Experimental site: Olive orchard in Úbeda (Jaén, Spain)

 

Other

PARTICIPATION IN R&D PROJECTS

2018 – 2020: Estudio de los balances de carbono y agua en ecosistemas gestionados para su adaptación al cambio climático (ELEMENTAL).

Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, State R&D Program Oriented to the Challenges of the Society. Ref. CGL2017-83538-C3-1-R.

P.I.: Penélope Serrano Ortiz and Juan Luis Guerrero Rascado, University of Granada.

 

2017 – 2020: Cloud, Aerosol, Radiation interaction (CLARIN).

Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, State R&D Program Oriented to the Challenges of the Society. Ref. CGL2016-81092-R.

P.I.: Lucas Alados Arboledas, University of Granada.

 

2015 – 2019: Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research Infrastructure–2 (ACTRIS-2).

Funding: European Commission, Integrating and opening research infrastructures of European interest (H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015). Ref. 654109.

P.I.: Gelsomina Pappalardo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy).

 

2014 – 2016: Seguimiento regional del aerosol atmosférico en tres dimensiones combinando lidar multiespectral y red de ceilómetros-radiómetros (TRIAEROMONITOR).

Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, State R&D Program Oriented to the Challenges of the Society. Ref. CGL2013-45410-R.

P.I.: Lucas Alados Arboledas, University of Granada.

 

PARTICIPATION IN EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION PROJECTS

2015 – 2017: “E-learning in the teaching-learning process at graduate level: application to GEOMET modules” (E-learning en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje a nivel de posgrado: aplicación a asignaturas de GEOMET).

Funding: University of Granada, Vicerrectorado de Planificación, Calidad y Evaluación Docente. Ref. PID 15-23.

P.I.: Juan Luis Guerrero Rascado, University of Granada.

 

  • Benavent-Oltra, J.A., Román, R., Casquero-Vera, J.A., Pérez-Ramírez, D., Lyamani, H., Ortiz-Amezcua, P., Bedoya-Velásquez, A.E., de Arruda Moreira, G., Barreto, A., Lopatin, A., Fuertes, D., Herrera, M., Torres, B., Dubovik, O., Guerrero-Rascado, J.L., Goloub, P., Olmo-Reyes, F.J., and Alados-Arboledas, L., 2019: Different strategies to retrieve aerosol properties at night-time with the GRASP algorithm, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, vol. 19 (22) , pp. 14149-14171 , 10.5194/acp-19-14149-2019

Research project

Research & Development Project

Field Experiment