INCAE Business School, Campus Walter Kissling Gam, Costa Rica
Faculty Member, Professor for Operations Management and Sustainability
Starting May 2005, full time.
Centro de Inteligencia sobre Mercados Sostenibles CIMS, Costa Rica Production and Research Manager
Starting May 2003, full time. Since May 2005, part time.
Universidad de Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics.
Project Manager of the Economic Subproject within the National Research and Development Project Management system for precision agriculture to increase the efficiency of farming and promote its environmental compatibility, Promoted and directed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Germany.
March 1999 - July, 2002. Full-time. From July 2002 until December 2003, as independent consultant. -Responsible for the applied methodology and financial affairs of the economic subproject
-Consultant for farmers to improve farm management and directed meetings with farmers in different regions of Germany.
-Presentations on Economic Aspects of Precision Agriculture in national and international conferences
Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Professor 1999-2000. Part-time.
-Courses: Applied Resource Economics and Operations Management
Departments of Farm Management and Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Markets
Research Assistant 1993-1994. Part-time. -Concentration: in Empirical data analysis of market studies and Linear Programming
Agriculture Ministry of Denmark,
Experts Workshop: Long-term effect of a permanent reduced supply of N and P.
John Deere, Mannheim,
2002 (Contact person: Dr Neuhaus)
-Consulting on economic impacts of Precision Agriculture.
1998 - 2000 (Contact person: Dr Zerulla)
-Economic evaluation of significantly reduced fertilizer application.
INCAE. Alajuela, Costa Rica. Joint Seminar of Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota) and INCAE.
Attended the seminar covering the following topics: Business, resource economics, environment, sustainable development and management in Latin America.
Local case studies, 7-18 January, 2002.
European Commission, Agriculture Direction. Brussels, Belgium.
Acted as a representative for Germany to inform the European Commission about the introduction of Precision Agriculture at an Applied Economist viewpoint, 25th-27th November 2001.
University of Minnesota - Department of Applied Economics
Exchange Assistant Professor, Concentration: Econometrics
Starting November 2000 - April 2001. Full-time.
-The objective of the visit was to exchange the methodological approach to proof a higher profitability of precision farming.
Timirjasew-Akademie. Moscow, Russia, 20th-28th May 2000
State University of Tbilisi. Tbilisi, Georgia, 19th-26th October 2001
TEMPUS-Project: Restructure of the economic program at the universities in Eastern European Countries, Pro-moted by the European Union,.
-The purpose of the exchange was to support universities in Eastern European countries in the development of Economic Departments and to offer courses on Natural Resources Economics.
Workshops Promoted by European Union:
Concerted Action: Policy Measures to Control Environmental Impacts from Agriculture
Representative for Germany and presented the country report:
Workshop on Nutrient Management Legislation in European Countries, 17th-19th May 2000
Workshop on Mineral emissions form agriculture, 25th-28th January, 1996
German, English, Spanish and French.