Port Enginering and Coasts

MANAGER

ALFONSO SOLIS PIMENTEL

Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Guadalajara, with specialization on Hydraulic Engineering. Graduated with a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering  from the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY).

Alfonso began his tenure at AxisIMA as a part of the coastal engineering staff. By 2011 he took charge of the R&D Department, participating in several Innovation and technologic projects mainly focused on developing coastal monitoring tools. Nowadays, he is the Manager of the Port and Coastal Engineering Department.  He has lead a wide variety of studies and coastal engineering solutions projects for private and public sectors both in Mexico, Latin America and abroad.

COORDINATOR

REGINA DECASSO AGUIRRE

Is a Civil Engineer, graduated from Autonomous University of Querétaro. She obtained a Master Degree in Hydraulics with a specialization in Coastal and Rivers Engineering at the Engineering Institute of the Autonomous National University of México.

She has experience conducting studies of coastal hydrodynamics and morphodynamics modelling for port and coastal projects, both nationally and internationally.

She is currently Project Coordinator in the Department of Ports and Coastal Engineering at AxisIMA.

COORDINATOR

MARÍA SUÁREZ BILBAO

She has a degree in Oceanography with the specialty of physical oceanography from Vigo University in Spain.

She obtained the Master degree “Integrated Management of Coastal Areas” from the Cantabria University in Spain with the Master thesis “Evaluation of semi submerged breakwater designs for the north coast of Yucatán, México”. She has also participated as speaker at various conferences and seminars like the “Reunión Anual de la Unión Geofísica Mexicana”, RAUGM 2017, Puerto Vallarta.

She has coordinated national and international projects in the field of oceanography, coastal engineering and numerical modeling of waves, hydrodynamics and coastal morphodynamics.

She is currently specialist in oceanography and coastal engineering in the Department of Ports and Coastal Engineering at AxisIMA.

COORDINATOR

ALVARO QUIJANO MANZANILLA

Civil Engineer from the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY)

Currently studying his master’s in Engineering of Coasts and Rivers in the Engineering Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the academic unit of Sisal, Yucatan.

Has had participated in the development of projects at national and international level in the field of coastal engineering.  He also has extensive experience in bathymetry work, delimitation of Federal Maritime Zones, construction management and supervision, topography, road infrastructure construction supervision, and analysis of unit prices and public works tenders.

Specialist in handling of unmanned aerial vehicles applied in geosciences and evolution of coastline, as well as management of software specialized in digital photogrammetry. Participant and speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Mexican Geophysical Union (RAUGM) in Puerto Vallarta.

He is currently Project Coordinator in the Department of Ports and Coastal Engineering at Axis IMA.

COORDINATOR

MIGUEL CASTILLO ARCE

Civil Engineer graduated from the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY).

He has experience in topography and bathymetry, both on field and in office, coastal hydrodynamics research and photogrammetry with drones.

He is a Junior Project Coordinator in the Department of Ports and Coastal Engineering at AxisIMA.

COORDINATOR

LUIS ANGEL ESTEBAN JIMÉNEZ

Civil Engineer from the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY). He is completing his master’s in Engineering of Coasts and Rivers in the Engineering Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the academic unit of Sisal, Yucatan.

Currently, he serves as Project Manager in the Ports and Coastal Engineering Department of  AxisIMA. Position in which he has led and participated in projects at national and international level.

He also has experience in technologies management focused on the obtaining, characterization and analysis of morphological aspects in coastal areas, which highlights the use of remote perception technologies to obtain 2D and 3D information.

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