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Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Princeton Environmental Institute
Position: PEI Faculty/Associated Faculty
Title(s): James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. .
  • Environmental - Ecology
  • Environmental - Engineering
  • Environmental - Resources
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Grand Challenges
  • Grand Challenges - Climate & Energy
  • Grand Challenges - Development
  • Water
Office: E407 Engineering Quad E-Wing
Phone: 609-258-2287
Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe

Research Interests

Ecohydrology; hydrogeomorphology and surface hydrology; modelling of interacting hydrologic, ecologic,and geomorphological dynamics; hydrologic controls of biodiversity in river basins and savannas; soil moisture dynamics in space and time; hydrologic and ecologic dynamics of wetlands.

PEI Research/Program Affiliations

  • Grand Challenges Faculty
  • Participating Faculty, Center for Biocomplexity
  • Associated Faculty, Cooperative Institute for Climate Science


  • Senior Colloquium in Environmental Studies
  • FRS 105: Water: Keystone for Sustainable Development
  • CEE/ENV 587: Ecohydrology
  • CEE 599: Special Topics in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources: Carbon Capture and Geologic Sequestration

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