Faculty & Staff Profile

Jose Chavez

Dr. Jose Luis Chavez

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Crop evapotranspiration modeling
  • Mapping crop water use (ET) using remote sensing imagery
  • Irrigation water management
  • Precision Irrigation
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Irrigation Systems Design

Links to Other Information


  • B.S. 1992, Universidade Federal da Paraiba - Agricultural Engineering
  • M.S. 1999, Utah State University - Irrigation Engineering
  • Ph.D. 2005, Utah State University - Biolog. and Agric. Engineering

International Connections

  • Country: Chile
    Contact: Centro de Investigacion y Transferencia en Riego y Agroclimatologia (CITRA), Universidad de Talca, Research relationship
  • Country: Greece
    Contact: University of Thessaly, research in hydrology and water resources
  • Country: Pakistan
    Contact: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, irrigation water management
  • Country: Spain
    Contact: Instituto Tecnico Agronomico Provincial de Albacete, Research relationship
  • Country: Spain
    Contact: Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Research relationship
  • Country: Spain
    Contact: Agrifood Research and Technology Centre of Aragon, Zaragoza, Research relationship

Contact Information

Office Location: Engineering B210
Phone: 970-491-6095
Fax: 970-491-7727
Email: jose.chavez@colostate.edu