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Sergio Ibarra-Espinosa

Postdoc

Santiago, Chile

sergio.ibarra@usp.br

+5511974253791


Skills

Air pollution

Linux: Ubuntu

R

80%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

75%

WRF-Chem

75%

WRF

70%

MMIF

65%

Latex & Markdown

60%

HTML

50%

Fortran

30%

C++

20%

Languages

Spanish

Portuguese

English

R Packages

  • VEIN
  • VEIN
  • eixport
  • ratmos
  • wrftools
  • Books

  • Vehicular Emissions Inventories with VEIN (AMAZON).
  • Vehicular Emissions Inventories with VEIN.
  • Curso de R para Meteorologia IAG/USP
  • Media

  • Jornal da USP
  • BBC NEWS Brasil
  • TERRA
  • UOL
  • Diário Oficial Estado de São Paulo
  • Awards

  • Best Ph.D Thesis 2017 IAG
  • Javascript presentation
  • Teaching

  • Universidade de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Meteorologia. Class: ‘Estimativas de fontes fixas/móveis e inventários’ - 2018
  • Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Environmental Engineering: Curso de R para meteorología IAG/USP - 2018
  • CETESB: O modelo VEIN - 2018
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Departamento de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (DESA): O modelo VEIN - 2018


  • Work Experience

    Postdoc in atmospheric sciences / Research Group of Regional Atmospheric Environment, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China
    January 2019 - Current
  • Impacts of traffic fleet on emissions, air pollution and meteorology in northeast China

  • Postdoc in atmospheric sciences / Department of Atmospheric Sciences - Universidade de São Paulo - Brazil
    October 2017 - Current
  • Simulate vehicular emissions under different scenarios of new emissions standards, mobility and political issues in Brazil
  • Short course: Monitoring Atmospheric Composition by Eumetsat

  • Specialist in mobile source emissions / Centro Nacional del Medio Ambiente - Chile
    Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
  • Estimated resuspenssions vehicular emissions in different chilean cities
  • Estimated emissions at airports in Santiago, Concepción and Temuco 2007 using Emissions Dispersion Modeling Software EDMS
  • Completed emissions inventory projects for the Ministry of Energy, Chile, RM 2010, the Andacollo Municipality 2011, and the Ministry of Environment, Chile, RM 2010

  • Education

    Universidade de São Paulo - Brazil
    Jul 2013 - Oct 2013

    Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science

  • Thesis: Air pollution modeling in São Paulo using recordings, traffic simulations and traffic interpolations with VEIN model and atmospheric simulation with WRF-Chem bottom-up vehicular emissions inventories
  • Developed the R package VEIN (Vehicular Emissions Inventories) https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=vein
  • VEIN is now used in USA, China, Brasil and Europe with 3477 direct downloads.
  • Won the Chilean Government’s “Becas Chile” Scholarship
  • Mentored by air pollution and meteorology expert Prof. Rita Ynoue and co-mentored by Prof. María de Fátima Andrade, Prof. Edzer Pebesma and Prof. Mauricio Osses
  • Internship TRL Transport Research Lab UK. Facilitated/coordinated all discussions on bilateral cooperation projects .
  • Course: Numerical Modeling of the Atmosphere: GCM Design and Applications by Carlos Mechoso at IAG,USP.
  • Organized internal and external meetings, workshops, and seminars at University of São Paulo

  • Universidad de Chile - Chile
    2010 - 2012

    Master Degree in Environmental Management

  • Mejoramiento de las líneas bases de inventarios de emisiones de fuentes móviles

  • Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana - Chile
    2003 - 2007
  • Environmental and loss prevention Engineering
  • Efectos de la contaminación atmosférica en las Infecciones Respiratorias Agudas del Servicio de Atención de Urgencia (SAPU) Pudahuel “La Estrella”
  • Publications

    Papers
    1. Ibarra-Espinosa, S., Ynoue, R., O'Sullivan, S., Pebesma, E., Andrade, M. D. F., and Osses, M.: VEIN v0.2.2: an R package for bottom–up vehicular emissions inventories, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2209-2229, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-2209-2018, 2018.
    2. Ibarra-Espinosa S., Schuch D., Dias de Freitas E. (2018). eixport: An R package to export emissions to atmospheric models. Journal of Open Source Software, 3(24), 607, https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.00607
    3. Schuch D. Ibarra-Espinosa S., Dias de Freitas E. (2018). EmissV: an R package to create vehicular and other emissions for air quality models. Journal of Open Source Software, 3(30), 662, https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.00662.
    4. Ibarra S., Ynoue R. (2017). REMI model: Bottom - up emissions inventories for cities with lack of data. Journal of earth sciences and geotechnical engeineering.
    5. Schuch, D., Ibarra-Espinosa, S., de Freitas, E. D., and de Fatima Andrade, M. (2018a). Emissv: a preprocessor for wrf-chem model. Journal of Atmospheric Science Research, 1(2):35–45.
    6. Ibarra S., Ynoue R. (2017). REMI model: Bottom - up emissions inventories for cities with lack of data. Journal of earth sciences and geotechnical engeineering.
    7. Andrade MF., Ynoue R., Freitas E., Todezco E., Vara-Vela A., Ibarra S.m Martins L., Martins J and Carvalho V. (2015). Air quality forecating system for outheastern Brazil. Frontiers in Envionmental Science..
    8. Santibañez D., Ibarra S., Matus P., Seguel R. y Leiva M. (2011). Particulate matter (PM2.5) and cerebrovascular diseases in Santiago de Chile. Environmental Pollution.
    9. Abrutzky R., Ibarra S., Matus P., Romero-Lankao P., Pereyra V. (2013). Atmopheric pollutiona nd mortality. A comparative tudy between two Latin American cities: Buenos aires (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile). International journal of environment and Health.

    Conferences
    1. Ibarra-Espinosa S, Zhang X, Aijun X, Dias de Freitas E. High spatial resolution vehicular emissions inventory for China usingVEIN model. Japan Geoscience Union (JPGU) meeting, Chiba, Japan from May 26 th to 30 th , 2019.
    2. Chiquetto .J, Ynoue R., Ibarra S., Riberiro F., Cabral-Miranda W., Siqueira Silva M. 2018. “Parallelizing the Vehicular Emissions Inventory model (VEIN) with Foreach Parallel Adaptor doMCDriving Restriction Policies in São Paulo Simulation and Impacts on Ozone Air Quality in its Metropolitan Area.” In 2018 1o ANPPAS Sudeste - Sustentabilidade e InterdisciplinaridadeAt: EACH/USP, São PauloVolume: ISBN 9788564842458
    3. Ibarra-Espinosa, Sergio, Edmilson Freitas. 2018. “Parallelizing the Vehicular Emissions Inventory model (VEIN) with Foreach Parallel Adaptor doMC.” In 2018 I GPU computing workshop, Instituto de Física, São Paulo, Brazil.
    4. Ibarra-Espinosa, Sergio, Edmilson Freitas, Rita Ynoue, Maria de Fátima Andrade, and Daniel Schuch. 2018. “Towards a Vectorial Global Vehicular Emissions Inventory.” In 2018 Joint 14th iCACGP Quadrennial Symposium/15th Igac Science Conference, Takamatsu, Japan.
    5. Ibarra-Espinosa, Sergio. (2018). O programa VEIN: mapeamento de emissões veiculares em condições de trafego urbano real. IV Simpósio de Eficiência Energética: Emissões e Combustíveis. Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Automotiva. São Paulo | Brazil| 14 June 2018.
    6. Sergio Ibarra, Rita Ynoue, Mariana Giannotti, Maria de Fatima Andrade, Edmilson Freitas, and Daniel Schuch. (2018). Using Internet GPS traffic data for vehicular emissions inventories and air pollution modeling. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Vienna | Austria | 8–13 April 2018.
    7. Sergio Ibarra, Rita Ynoue, María de Fátima Andrade, and Edmilson Freitas. (2018). Recent development andperspectives of the VEIN model. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 Vienna | Austria | 8–13 April 2018.
    8. Sergio Ibarra-Espinosa, Daniel Schuch, Rita Ynoue, and Edmilson Freitas,. (2018). VEIN, EmissV and eixport R packages for multiscale emissions inventories. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 Vienna | Austria | 8–13 April 2018.
    9. Ibarra S., Ynoue R., and Andrade MF. (2017). High Resolution vehicular emissions inventory in Shanghai China:Application of VEIN model. Japan Geoscience Union (JPGU) meeting, Chiba, Japan from May 20 th to 25 th , 2017.
    10. Ibarra-Espinosa S., Ynoue R. 2017. Strategies to cut vehicular gree house emissions. São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Climate Change: Scientific basis, adaptation, vulnerability and mitigation. Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas. Universidade de São Paulo, 03-15 July 2017, São Paulo, Brazil.
    11. Ibarra S. and Ynoue R. (2016). REMI model: Bottom-up emissions inventories for cities with lack of data. 21 International Transport and Air Pollution Conference “TAP 2016”. Lyon, France from May 24 th to 26 th , 2016.
    12. Ibarra S., Vara-Vela A., Rehbein A., Ynoue R. (2015). High resolution air pollutant simulation for the Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre. In: IX Workshop Brasileiro de Micrometeorologia, 2015, Santa Maria.
    13. Ibarra S., Rehbein A. (2015). ANALYZING IPCC GLOBAL CLIMATE MODELS WITH rWBclimate IN SOUTHAMERICA. In: Mudanças Climáticas em São Paulo: Causas, Impactos e Soluções, 2015, São Paulo, Brazil.
    14. Ibarra S., Vara-Vela A., Ynoue R. (2015). Vehicular buttom-up emissions inventory and atmospheric simulation for 58 urban centers of South America. In: 11th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography, 2015, Santiago.
    15. Ibarra S., Ynoue R. and Vara-Vela A. (2014). Development and evaluation of a vehicular emissions inventory based in traffic counts for Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. Joint 13th IGAC Science Conference and 13th Quadrennial iCACGP Symposium held at Natal Convention Center (NCC), Natal, Brazil, from September 22 to 26, 2014.
    16. Ibarra, S., Campos, D., Abrutzky, R., Cortés, C., Matus, P., Davidowski, D. and Amin, M. (2012) Pronóstico de CO y NOx con varias técnicas estadísticas en Buenos Aires, in dos Santos Alfonso, M. and Torres Sánchez, R.M. (Eds.): Ciencia y Tecnología Ambiental. Un enfoque integrador, Asociación Argentina para al Progreso de las Ciencias, Buenos Aires.
    17. Ibarra S. y Salim J. (2011). Estimación de las emisiones de carreteras de la Región Metropolitana aplicando metodologías Copert III y IV. Estudio presentado en VII Jornadas Chilenas de Física y Química Ambiental, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Julio 2011, Concepción, Chile.
    18. Ibarra S. Gonzáles-Barrientos J y Salim J. (2011). Influencia del césped en la estimación de material particulado resuspendido de calles. Estudio presentado en VII Jornadas Chilenas de Física y Química Ambiental, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Julio 2011, Concepción, Chile.
    19. Ibarra S., Donoso C., Gutiérrez L., Mera E., Leiva M. (2009). Partículas Ultrafinas y su efecto en la salud: oportunidades y desafíos. Estudio presentado en Primer Congreso de Nano-tecnología, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Mayo 2009, Valparaíso Chile.
    20. Ibarra S., Abrutzky R., Caneo K., Matus P., Dawidowski L y Romero-Lankao P. (2009). Efecto del monóxido de carbono en la mortalidad de las ciudades de Buenos Aires, Argentina y Santiago, Chile. Estudio presentado a V Congreso Latinoamericano de Física y Química Ambiental, Sociedad de Química Ambiental de Chile, Octubre 2009, Arica, Chile.
    21. Ibarra S., Matus P., Gutiérrez L., y Mera E. (2009). Efectos de contaminantes atmosféricos en enfermedades respiratorias de mayores de 65 años en Pudahuel. Estudio de series con interacción ozono-temperatura. V Congreso Latinoamericano de Física y Química Ambiental, Sociedad de Química Ambiental de Chile, Octubre 2009, Arica, Chile.
    22. Matus P., Ibarra., (2008). Efecto de la Contaminación Atmosférica en las Enfermedades Respiratorias, en la Comuna de Pudahuel, 2001 al 2005. Estudio presentado en XXXI Congreso Interamericano de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental, Octubre 2008, Santiago, Chile.
    23. Mera E., Da Silva L. e Ibarra S., (2008). Material Particulado MP2.5 e Infecciones Respiratorias Agudas. Estudio presentado en XVI Simposio Chileno de Física, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Noviembre 2008, Valparaíso Chile.