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Dr. Ignacio Escuder participates at the 12th ICOLD Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams - 06/10/2013

Dr. Ignacio Escuder, iPresas founding partner, participates at the 12th ICOLD Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams as Chairman of  ICOLD Technical Committee A on "Computational Aspects of Analysis and Design of Dams and Secretary of the European Club of ICOLD.
The 12th ICOLD Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams, organized by ATCOLD (Austrian National Committee on Large Dams), the ICOLD Technical Committee A on "Computational Aspects of Analysis and Design of Dams", and Graz University of Technology (TUGraz), was held in Graz (Austria) from October 2-4, 2013.
The scientific programme included presentations from open papers and three different themes: “Fluid Structure Interaction: Arch Dam Reservoir at Seismic Loading” (formulated by Dr. Genz & Dipl.-Ing. Goldgruber), “Long Term Behavior of Rockfill Dams” (formulated by Dr. Marulanda & Dr. Larrahondo), and, a third theme entitled “Consequence Estimation for Risk Assessment”.
The third theme, “Consequence Estimation for Risk Assessment”, is part of an effort coordinated by USACE, DHS and Los Alamos National Laboratory, resulting in a very valuable and unique information of utmost utility for dam safety risk professionals. This theme was proposed based on the success of including a risk analysis calculation Theme in the past Benckmark Workshop, held in Valencia (Spain), in 2011, at such time a “Probability of Failure Calculation” Theme, formulated by Universitat Politècnica de València.
Further information can be found in the Benchmark Workshop website by following this link.



Ignacio Escuder Bueno, founding-partner of iPresas, new Chairman of SPANCOLD (Spanish National Committee on Large Dams) - 07/12/2017
He was elected in October 2017 during the Plenary meeting held in Madrid and designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment on December 5th.

Adrián Morales, iPresas CTO, speaker in the International Forum on Risk Management in Hydroelectric Power Plants - 17/11/2017
The Forum was held at the Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex in Uruguay.

Adrián Morales, iPresas' CTO, 2017 Young Civil Engineer Award - 02/06/2017
The award was launched at the Headquarters of the Professional Association of Civil Engineers in Valencia on June 1, 2017.

iPresas participates in the V Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction - 28/05/2017
This event, organized by UNISDR, was held in Cancun on May 22-26, 2017.

iPresas Flood - simplified version of iPresas software for flood risk analysis - 05/01/2017
Available this new software version, developed to estimate societal and economic flood risk

iPresas participates in a pilot project in India - 15/12/2016
The DAMSAFE project, Enhancing Dam safet y and Reservoir Management in India, is coordinated by Deltares, is co-funded by RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency).

Ignacio Escuder, lecturer on risk-informed dam safety management in Neuquén (Argentina) - 10/10/2016
The training course is organized by the Argentinian National Committee on Large Dams

Ignacio Escuder and Adrián Morales, experts on dam risk analysis for a project funded by the World Bank - 01/07/2016
The work is conducted in the framework of the "Water for Uruguay" programme

iPresas' team works to provide a risk-informed quality control of flood risk reduction measures in Tegucigalpa - 01/06/2016
The project, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), aims at providing a risk-informed perspective for planned flood risk reduction measures to be implemented in Tegucigalpa