Civil Engineer, Master in Hydraulic Engineering and PhD in Hydrology. His professional experience includes various positions in the Government of Michoacán, the Mexican Institute of Water Technology, the Autonomous University of Querétaro and the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Dr. Ramírez has 33 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level and teaching continuing education courses. He has more than 120 publications and is currently a tenured research professor in the Department of Sustainable and Civil Technologies at Tec de Monterrey. In 2010, he received the Enzo Levi National Award for Research and the 2019 National Inspirational Teacher recognition.
He is a level 1 national researcher, member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, associate editor of a scientific journal and advisor to various institutions at the state and national level, among other positions. He served as National Coordinator of the International Initiative on Floods within the Mexican Committee of UNESCO's International Hydrological Program for seven years and was vice president of the Mexican Association of Engineering, Science and Environmental Management (AMICA).